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Ondrej Pavelec | Goalie | #31

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/31/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (41) / WPG
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It sounds like the Winnipeg Jets won't re-sign Ondrej Pavelec.
That's not surprising given that Pavelec posted a 3.55 GAA and .888 save percentage in just eight games this season. A combination of health problems and time in the minors contributed to Pavelec's lack of playing time with Winnipeg. Apr 10 - 6:18 PM

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Ondrej Pavelec had his knee scoped on Monday morning.

He is expected to be sidelined for two-to-four weeks. Pavelec has not been officially shut down for the rest of the season, but he may not play again for Jets by the time he recovers as he can become an unrestricted free agent in the summer.
Mar 6 - 12:59 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (lower body) isn't listed on injured reserve anymore.

He was a healthy scratch on Friday when Connor Hellebuyck blanked St. Louis. It's unclear right now who will start Saturday, but it wouldn't be surprising if Hellebuyck got rewarded with another start even though Pavelec is available to return.
Mar 4 - 4:05 PM

Ondrej Pavelec, who has been on IR with a lower body injury since Feb. 7, declared himself "100 percent healthy" after practice on Thursday.

Winnipeg plays the next two days, hosting the Blues on Friday before the Avalanche on Saturday. It would seem he's on the cusp of returning to the Jets' net. He's 4-4 with 26 goals against and an .888 save percentage.
Mar 2 - 2:12 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (lower body) took part in Monday's practice.

Pavelec hasn't played since Feb. 7. The Jets will re-evaluate him on Tuesday based on how he responds to going through Monday's morning skate.
Feb 27 - 2:11 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (lower body) will travel with the team.

Winnipeg starts a four-game road trip at Pittsburgh on Thursday. However, it's still unclear when Pavelec will be ready to return from a lower-body injury. He has missed the last three games.
Feb 15 - 12:40 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (lower body) has been placed on injured reserve.

He skated on his own Monday morning and an update on his status is expected to come later this week. Pavelec hasn't played since Feb. 7 due to a lower-body injury.
Feb 14 - 11:14 AM

Coach Paul Maurice is hopeful that Ondrej Pavelec will only be out for "about a week" with a lower body injury.

Through eight games with the Jets this season he's gone 4-4 with an .888 save percentage and 26 goals against. The Jets will host the Blackhawks and the Lightning on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Connor Hellebuyck will almost assuredly get the first start, and possibly the second too.
Feb 9 - 2:07 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (lower body) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice.

There was no update on his status after he pulled himself from Tuesday's game versus Minnesota because of a lower-body injury.
Feb 8 - 6:19 PM

Ondrej Pavelec suffered a lower-body injury in Tuesday's loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Pavelec pulled himself from the game in the second period after a quick discussion with the team's training staff. The Jets goalie had allowed three goals on 14 shots when he left the game. They'll likely provide an update on his status in the coming days. We'll consider him day-to-day at this point. The loss drops Pavelec's record to 4-4-0. He has a 3.55 goals-against-average and a .888 save percentage.
Feb 7 - 11:59 PM

Ondrej Pavelec will be back in goal for Tuesday's match against Minnesota.

This will be his eighth start in nine games since he was called up from the minors. Pavelec has a 4-3-0 record with a 3.34 goals-against average and an .895 save percentage this season.
Feb 7 - 3:07 PM

Ondrej Pavelec faltered in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Avalanche.

Pavelec made just 23 of 27 stops, including four of five on the kill. The defeat drops his record to 4-3 with 23 goals against, and he's still yet to allow fewer than three goals in a game.
Feb 4 - 6:12 PM

It'll be Ondrej Pavelec in net against the Avalanche on Saturday.

Through six games he's 4-2 with 19 goals against and a .901 save percentage. Take it as you see fit against the League's worst team.
Feb 3 - 7:42 PM

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 39 of 42 shots in Thursday's 4-3 win over the Dallas Stars.

Pavelec has rattled off wins in back-to-back starts and he's won four of his six starts even though he's allowed three goals or more in each of those games. Pavelec will enter his next start with a 3.21 goals-against-average and a .901 save percentage.
Feb 2 - 11:59 PM

Winnipeg still stick with Ondrej Pavelec on Thursday night against Dallas.

He has posted a 3-2-0 record with a 3.25 goals-against average and an .893 save percentage since he was brought up from the minors on Jan. 17.
Feb 1 - 4:38 PM

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4Tyler Myers
5Josh Morrissey
6Ben Chiarot
7Paul Postma
8Julian Melchiori
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G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Michael Hutchinson
3Ondrej Pavelec