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Michal Neuvirth

26-Year-Old Goalie – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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3

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13

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0

GAA

3.39

SV%

.907

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The Capitals gave up on Neuvirth after the 26-year-old Czech netminder had trouble wresting the starting job from the struggling Braden Holtby last season. Though it was a small sample size, Neuvirth turned in solid performances in his two games with the Sabres, saving 93 of...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Lower Body    EST. RETURN:  2/3/2015
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 209   DOB: 3/23/1988
BORN: Usti nad Labem, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #34 Overall in 2006   Show ContractHide Contract

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Michal Neuvirth Contract Information:

Neuvirth signed a two-year contract extension with the Capitals in April of 2013.

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Neuvirth is dealing with a lower-body injury, the Sabres' official site reports.

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Michal Neuvirth NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2008-09 20 5 2 1 0 0 3.00 11 102 91 .892
2009-10 21 17 9 4 0 0 2.75 40 464 424 .914
2010-11 22 NHL WAS 48 27 12 4 4 2.45 110 1283 1173 .914
2011-12 23 NHL WAS 38 13 13 5 3 2.82 95 976 881 .903
2012-13 24 NHL WAS 13 4 5 2 0 2.74 33 367 334 .910
2013-14 25 NHL BUF 2 0 2 0 0 2.56 5 98 93 .949
2013-14 25 NHL WAS 13 4 6 2 0 2.82 36 419 383 .914
2013-14 25 AHL HER 1 1 0 0 0 4.00 4 37 33 .892
2014-15 26 NHL BUF 18 3 13 1 0 3.39 56 602 546 .907
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Time On Ice Stats

55:07

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Michal Neuvirth was on the ice for 55:07.

3:34

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Michal Neuvirth was on the ice for 3:34 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 59:00 5:53
2014-15 55:07 3:34

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Michal Neuvirth 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Jan. 18 at DET Did Not Play
Jan. 17 PHI 0 1 0 4.14 4 32 28 .875
Jan. 15 MIN Did Not Play
Jan. 13 DET 0 1 0 3.10 3 30 27 .900
Jan. 9 at TB 0 1 0 2.03 2 47 45 .957
Jan. 8 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan. 6 at NJ Did Not Play
Jan. 3 at NYR 0 1 0 20.00 4 9 5 .556
Jan. 2 FLA 0 1 0 2.11 2 33 31 .939
Dec. 31 TB Did Not Play
Dec. 29 at OTT Did Not Play
Dec. 27 NYI Did Not Play
Dec. 23 at DET 0 1 0 6.00 6 39 33 .846
Dec. 21 at BOS Did Not Play
Dec. 20 COL Did Not Play
Dec. 16 at WPG 0 1 0 5.00 5 36 31 .861
Dec. 15 OTT Did Not Play
Dec. 13 FLA Did Not Play
Dec. 11 CGY Did Not Play
Dec. 9 LA Did Not Play
Dec. 6 at FLA 0 1 0 3.05 3 37 34 .919
Dec. 4 at TB Did Not Play
Dec. 2 TB Did Not Play
Nov. 29 at MON Did Not Play
Nov. 28 MON Did Not Play
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Nov. 26 WPG Did Not Play
Nov. 22 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov. 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov. 18 SJ 0 0 0 0.00 0 10 10 1.000
Nov. 15 TOR 1 0 0 2.00 2 34 32 .941
Nov. 13 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov. 11 at STL 0 1 0 6.00 6 29 23 .793
Nov. 8 PIT Did Not Play
Nov. 7 EDM 0 1 0 3.10 3 52 49 .942
Nov. 5 MON 0 0 1 0.92 1 32 31 .969
Nov. 2 DET 1 0 0 1.88 2 38 36 .947
Nov. 1 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct. 30 BOS Did Not Play
Oct. 28 at TOR 0 1 0 4.00 4 37 33 .892
Oct. 25 at SJ 1 0 0 1.02 1 30 29 .967
Oct. 23 at LA Did Not Play
Oct. 22 at ANH 0 1 0 3.05 3 33 30 .909
Oct. 18 BOS Did Not Play
Oct. 17 FLA Did Not Play
Oct. 14 at CAR Did Not Play
Oct. 13 ANH 0 1 0 5.08 5 44 39 .886
Oct. 11 at CHI Did Not Play
Oct. 9 CLS Did Not Play

Michal Neuvirth: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Neuvirth stopped 28 of 32 shots Saturday against the Flyers, backstopping the Sabres to their 10th consecutive regulation loss.

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Neuvirth will be in the crease Saturday against the Flyers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Neuvirth gave up three goals on 30 shots in Tuesday's loss to the Red Wings.

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Neuvirth will get the start in net against the Red Wings on Tuesday.

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Neuvirth will likely start in goal for the Sabres on Tuesday against the Red Wings, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports.

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Neuvirth was outstanding in Friday's loss to Tampa Bay, making 45 saves on 47 shots.

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Neuvirth will be in the cage for Friday's game against the Lightning.

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Neuvirth was pulled Saturday at the 12:34 mark of the first after allowing four goals on nine shots. Those four goals came in a 3:50 span.

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Neuvirth will remain in the net for Saturday's game against the Rangers.

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Neuvirth stopped 31 of 33 shots in Friday's loss to the Panthers.

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Neuvirth will be in the crease Friday against the Panthers, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Staked to a 3-1 lead in the middle of the second period Tuesday, Neuvirth and the Sabres proceeded to give up five unanswered goals to take a 6-3 loss to the Red Wings. He ended up with 33 saves on 39 shots.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Neuvirth was number one on the depth chart to start last season but lost the gig in February after some dismal starts. He goes into the season as the entrenched number two, having been extended by the Caps in April 2013. He will get spot starts as Braden Holtby’s backup.

2012-13

Neuvirth was the heir apparent at the midpoint last year but injuries and inconsistent results led to Braden Holtby getting more chances for the Caps as the season ended. Neuvirth did play in 38 games however, notching a .903 save percentage and was 13-13 in 2011-2012 and looks to be giving way to Holtby next season. A new coach is in Washington however, and Neuvirth has the potential at 24-years old to elevate his game. Managers will want to keep an eye on the goalie situation in Washington as draft day approaches, but Holtby appears to have the inside track over Neuvirth.

2011-12

Neuvirth carried the load last season and really put the team on his back when the Caps were struggling to learn the new defensive style. With the recent acquisition of veteran netminder Tomas Vokoun, Neuvirth will have a serious battle for the top job this season. His career stats at the young age of 23 are quite impressive. He is 38-17-0-4, has a 2.55 goals against average, .914 save percentage, and four shutouts. Either way things turn out, Neuvie will be seeing a decent amount of starts this season, though with Vokoun around that will very likely drop from the 45 of last season.

2010-11

Neuvirth has put in time the last two years and showed he has the ability to play at the NHL level. He mainly filled in after Semyon Varlamov was held out for months due to lingering injuries. Despite Jose Theodore getting most of the starts and having his best season, Neuvirth impressed when he got the chance. He went 9-4-0 with a 2.75 GAA and .914 save percentage. After Thedore was not re-signed after the season, it became apparent it is Varlamov and Neuvirth’s team. Which one will start is unknown, but Neuvirth will be a great secondary goaltender with a chance to collect time behind of the league's elite teams.

2009-10

Neuvirth has become one of the three goalie's in the conversation to make a roster spot, but may be the odd man out this season. He played in five games for the Caps last year with a 2-1-0 record (starting only 3 games). The organization has so much depth between the pipes and this kid is right in the mix. More than likely he will begin the year in AHL Hershey, but do not be surprised if he sees some time again this year, and he will be waiting in the wings if needed.

2007-08

Neuvirth, the Caps' 2006 second-round pick, was stellar in the OHL last season. Though he remains behind 2006 first-rounder Simeon Varlamov on the Caps' organizational depth at goalie, he's outperformed Varlamov on the international stage and will continue to compete with him for the right to take over for Olaf Kolzig in a couple years.

2005-06

Neuvirth was the Czech Republic's top goaltender at the 2006 World under-18 tournament in Sweden but he may very well lack the skills to become a top netminder in the NHL. He provides the Capitals with depth at a very thin position.