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Jaroslav Halak

28-Year-Old Goalie – Washington Capitals

2013-14 NHL Stats

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29

L

13

SO

5

GAA

2.25

SV%

.921

2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Halak entered last season as the No. 1 goalie in St. Louis after sharing the Jennings trophy with Brian Elliott the previous season. But that is where the excitement stopped for Halak, whose struggled out of the gate and then had his season cut short by a groin injury suffer...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 186   DOB: 5/13/1985   BORN: Bratislava, Czechoslovakia   DRAFTED: 9th Rd, #271 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jaroslav Halak Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $15 million contract with the Blues in July of 2010. Halak's salary for the next four breaks down as $2.75 million (2010-11), $3.5 million (2011-12), $4.25 million (2012-13) and $4.5 million (2013-14).

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Jaroslav Halak NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2006-07 21 16 10 6 0 2 2.89 44 469 425 .906
2007-08 22 6 2 1 1 1 2.11 10 151 141 .934
2008-09 23 35 18 14 1 1 2.86 92 1077 985 .915
2009-10 24 45 26 13 5 5 2.40 105 1386 1281 .924
2010-11 25 NHL STL 57 27 21 7 7 2.48 136 1518 1382 .910
2011-12 26 NHL STL 46 26 12 7 6 1.97 90 1211 1121 .926
2012-13 27 NHL STL 16 6 5 1 3 2.14 29 286 257 .899
2013-14 28 NHL STL 40 24 9 4 4 2.23 83 1002 919 .917
2013-14 28 NHL WAS 12 5 4 3 1 2.31 27 383 356 .930
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Jaroslav Halak – Playing Time Overview

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  1. Jaroslav Halak
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Time On Ice Stats

58:23

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Jaroslav Halak was on the ice for 58:23.

4:01

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Jaroslav Halak was on the ice for 4:01 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 50:47 4:08
2013-14 55:57 5:20
2013-14 58:23 4:01

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Jaroslav Halak 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr. 13 TB Did Not Play
Apr. 11 CHI 1 0 0 0.00 0 34 34 1.000
Apr. 10 at CAR Did Not Play
Apr. 8 at STL Did Not Play
Apr. 5 at NYI Did Not Play
Apr. 4 at NJ 0 1 0 2.03 2 31 29 .935
Apr. 1 DAL 0 1 0 6.21 3 23 20 .870
Mar. 30 at NSH 0 0 1 2.81 3 29 26 .897
Mar. 29 BOS Did Not Play
Mar. 25 LA 0 0 1 3.75 4 36 32 .889
Mar. 22 at SJ Did Not Play
Mar. 20 at LA 0 0 1 0.94 1 28 27 .964
Mar. 18 at ANH 1 0 0 2.03 2 45 43 .956
Mar. 16 TOR 1 0 0 2.00 2 29 27 .931
Mar. 14 VAN 1 0 0 3.00 3 41 38 .927
Mar. 11 at PIT 0 1 0 2.07 2 34 32 .941
Mar. 10 PIT 0 1 0 3.10 3 20 17 .850
Mar. 8 PHO 1 0 0 2.00 2 33 31 .939
Mar. 6 at BOS Did Not Play
Mar. 5 at PHI Did Not Play
Mar. 2 PHI Did Not Play
Mar. 1 at BOS Did Not Play
Feb. 27 at FLA Did Not Play
Feb. 8 NJ Did Not Play
Feb. 6 WPG 1 0 0 1.90 2 38 36 .947
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Feb. 4 NYI 0 0 1 3.75 4 31 27 .871
Feb. 2 DET Did Not Play
Jan. 31 at DET 0 1 0 2.03 2 30 28 .933
Jan. 30 at CLS Did Not Play
Jan. 28 at BUF 1 0 0 0.00 0 23 23 1.000
Jan. 25 at MON 1 0 0 2.86 3 36 33 .917
Jan. 24 at NJ Did Not Play
Jan. 21 OTT 0 0 0 5.11 4 14 10 .714
Jan. 19 at NYR Did Not Play
Jan. 17 at CLS Did Not Play
Jan. 15 at PIT Did Not Play
Jan. 14 SJ 1 0 0 1.00 1 21 20 .952
Jan. 12 BUF Did Not Play
Jan. 10 TOR Did Not Play
Jan. 9 at TB 1 0 0 0.00 0 33 33 1.000
Jan. 4 at MIN Did Not Play
Jan. 2 CAR Did Not Play
Dec. 30 at OTT Did Not Play
Dec. 29 at BUF Did Not Play
Dec. 27 NYR Did Not Play
Dec. 23 ANH 0 0 1 2.77 3 29 26 .897
Dec. 21 NJ Did Not Play
Dec. 20 at CAR Did Not Play
Dec. 17 at PHI 0 1 0 4.21 4 27 23 .852
Dec. 15 PHI Did Not Play
Dec. 13 at FLA Did Not Play
Dec. 10 TB Did Not Play
Dec. 8 at NYR Did Not Play
Dec. 7 NSH 0 1 0 25.71 3 8 5 .625
Dec. 3 CAR Did Not Play
Nov. 30 at NYI Did Not Play
Nov. 29 MON 0 0 0 1.54 1 19 18 .947
Nov. 27 OTT 1 0 0 1.00 1 26 25 .962
Nov. 23 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov. 22 MON Did Not Play
Nov. 20 PIT Did Not Play
Nov. 17 STL 0 1 0 12.00 3 6 3 .500
Nov. 15 at DET Did Not Play
Nov. 12 CLS 0 0 1 3.00 3 19 16 .842
Nov. 10 at COL Did Not Play
Nov. 9 at PHO 1 0 0 1.00 1 20 19 .950
Nov. 7 MIN Did Not Play
Nov. 5 NYI 1 0 0 1.85 2 27 25 .926
Nov. 2 FLA 0 1 0 4.21 4 25 21 .840
Nov. 1 at PHI Did Not Play
Oct. 28 at VAN Did Not Play
Oct. 26 at CGY 1 0 0 1.00 1 23 22 .957
Oct. 24 at EDM Did Not Play
Oct. 22 at WPG Did Not Play
Oct. 19 CLS Did Not Play
Oct. 16 NYR Did Not Play
Oct. 14 EDM Did Not Play
Oct. 12 COL 1 0 0 3.05 3 29 26 .897
Oct. 10 CAR Did Not Play
Oct. 5 at DAL 1 0 0 0.00 0 19 19 1.000
Oct. 3 CGY 1 0 0 2.00 2 30 28 .933
Oct. 1 at CHI Did Not Play

Jaroslav Halak: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Halak will be between the pipes Friday against the Blackhawks, Ben Raby of Washington Capitals Radio Network reports.

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Halak allowed two goals on 31 shots in Friday's 2-1 loss to New Jersey, his third consecutive loss.

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Halak is on track to start Friday's game against the Devils, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Halak was pulled Tuesday against Dallas after giving up three goals on 23 shots.

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Halak will start Tuesday's game against the Stars, the Washington Post reports.

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Halak was the first goalie off the ice Tuesday morning, indicating that he's in line to start the Caps evening game against the Stars, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Halak made 26 saves on 29 shots in a shootout loss to the Predators on Sunday.

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Halak will be in goal for the Capitals when they face the Predators on Sunday, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Halak gave up four goals on 36 shots and two goals on two shootout attempts in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Kings.

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Halak (lower body) is in line to start Tuesday's game against the Kings, Mike Vogel of WashingtonCaps.com reports.

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Halak (lower body) returned to practice Monday, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.

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Halak (lower body) was a late scratch and will not start for the Capitals during Saturday's contest in San Jose, Katie Carrera of The Washington Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Halak overcame early-season struggles when he nearly lost the full-time starting job to Brian Elliott. However, from November forward, Halak was equal to if not better than Elliott, who ended up leading the NHL in goals-against average and save percentage. The two maintained a 1A and 1B status on the Blues' goalie depth chart, though Halak got more starts and was the Blues' goalie to open the playoffs before injuring his ankle in the first round against the Sharks. All the reports out of Slovakia about Halak's rehab are good and he's expected to resume the top spot for the upcoming season. Barring a start similar to last season, the distribution of starting assignments should skew slightly toward Halak's favor in 2012-13.

2011-12

The question we had about Halak entering last season was whether his phenomenal goaltending in the previous season’s playoff run with the Canadiens would hold up when he became a de facto No. 1 netminder. The answer is inconclusive at this point. He began the season as one of the league’s best goalies, but finished middle of the pack. Still, there were some remarkable nights and Halak finished with seven shutouts while backstopping a team that gave him little offensive support. The defense in front of him was top notch, holding opponents to just 27.7 shots per game (2nd in NHL). There’s a lot to like about Halak and the situation he’s in with St. Louis, but we’d like to see more week-to-week consistency in 2011-12.

2010-11

The Blues were preparing to re-sign Chris Mason as their No. 1 goalie when they were informed -- much to their surprise -- that Montreal was making Halak available. After putting off Mason's agent for a few days, the team announced the deal to bring Halak to St. Louis, and eventually committed four years to its new No. 1 net-minder. Halak's impressive run in the 2009-10 playoffs was among the top post-season stories, but was his level of play in the playoffs what we can expect night-in and night-out, starting 60-65 games a year. The Blues are gambling he can repeat that caliber of play we saw in the postseason. He'll have a solid, but young, group of defenders in front of him and the offense won't win him many games when he's not at his best.

2009-10

Whether he is named the starter or not, Halak will certainly see a fare share of playing time between the pipes in 2009-10. He is coming off a career-best 34 games played that included a GAA of 2.86 and an 18-14-1 record. The fourth-year netminder showed flashes of brilliance last season, especially during a stretch in February where he went 5-1 with a 2.80 GAA while stopping 94% of the shots he faced. He was promptly rewarded with Player of the Month honors for his efforts in February. Whenever he played it seemed like he got pelted with shots, and he was always able to hang tough and make some beautiful saves. In fact, Halak saw more shots than any goalie with fewer than 41 starts last season with 31.68 per game. He finished sixth in the NHL with 28.97 saves per game. If the defense can improve this season, Halak should put up better numbers in 2009-10.

2008-09

Halak is a great young talent, but Carey Price is expected to start at least 50 games in the upcoming season, putting a major cut in Halak's value. Pending any training camp injury to Price, Halak should not be in your draft day plans. However, be ready to pick him up should Price hit a slump or the Habs decide to trade Halak after the Christmas no-trade zone for a high-end rental to bolster their Stanley Cup run.

2007-08

Halak started last year fourth on the organizational depth chart but passed Yann Danis and became the top goalie for their farm team in Hamilton, Ontario. Once David Aebischer was hurt, Halak was called up to Montreal and never left. Halak faces competition from former first-round pick (5th overall) Carey Price for the backup job in Montreal this year but his play late last season gives him a slight edge over Price entering training camp.