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Jaroslav Halak | Goalie

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 186
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Jaroslav Halak stopped six of 10 shots for Team Toews in the third period of Sunday's All-Star game. Team Toews won the battle, 17-12.
Of note, Halak helped prevent Ryan Johansen, Patrick Kane, and Steven Stamkos from each recording a hat trick. So there's that. Halak's Islanders meanwhile lead the Metropolitan division with 63 points, and trail eastern conference leading Tampa Bay by just one point. Much due to Halak's career season, he's 25-9-0 with 82 goals against through 34 games. Jan 25 - 8:08 PM

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Jaroslav Halak was happy to be named as an injury substitution for the All-Star game.

While Halak's wife wasn't as happy as the family was slated to spend some time in Florida during the break, she was happy for him. Halak is 25-9-0 this season with a 2.41 GAA and a .910 save percentage.
Jan 24 - 8:03 AM

Jaroslav Halak stopped 25 of 29 shots in a 7-4 win against Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

Halak surrendered two goals on just eight shots in the third period, but fortunately his teammates provided him with plenty of support. He's allowed at least three goals in each of his last three starts.
Jan 19 - 3:55 PM

Jaroslav Halak will start for the Islanders against Philadelphia on Monday.

The contest starts at 1:00 p.m. ET, so you have to set your goaltenders early. Halak will attempt to bounce back after allowing six goals on 33 shots on Saturday.
Jan 19 - 11:04 AM

Jaroslav Halak yielded six goals on 33 shots in the Islanders’ 6-4 loss to the Canadiens on Saturday night.

This was an evenly played game that would’ve been closer with better goaltending from Halak. He gave up the game’s first two goals, and also allowed two on four Candiens power plays. Halak got pulled later in the third period. Chad Johnson played 4:51 and made two saves. Halak has a 2.36 goals-against average and .912 save percentage this season.
Jan 17 - 10:11 PM

Jaroslav Halak will get the start against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.

Halak was a member of the Canadiens from 2006 to 2010. The Islanders' goaltender has been excellent throughout the season. He has a 24-8-0 record with a 2.24 goals-against-average and a .915 save percentage. Those hoping to see a showdown between Halak and Habs' goaltender Carey Price will be disappointed. Price won't suit up for the game because of injury.
Jan 17 - 5:04 PM

Jaroslav Halak stopped 21 of 24 shots in Friday's 6-3 win over Pittsburgh.

The Islanders were down 2-0 at the midway point of the first period, but they fought back by scoring four goals in the third period. Halak has brought much needed stability to the Islanders' crease this season. He has now won three straight starts, and he improves his record to 24-8-0. He has a 2.24 goals-against-average and a .915 save percentage.
Jan 16 - 11:05 PM

Jaroslav Halak will be between the pipes Friday night against Pittsburgh.

It's a battle for first place in the Metro division, and potentially first overall in the East as the Isles enter with 59 standings points. One behind Tampa, and one ahead of Pittsburgh. Halak for his part comes in with a 23-8-0 record through 31 games owns a .917 save percentage and a 2.22 GAA. He's also 1-1-0 with just three goals against Pittsburgh so far this season.
Jan 16 - 5:48 PM

John Tavares is happy to see that Jaroslav Halak will be joining him as an Islanders' representative at the All-Star Game.

Halak wasn't part of the original group, but he's replacing the injured Jimmy Howard. "He's been our best player this year," Tavares said of Halak. "He's come in and fit right in, made that transition. A lot of credit goes to his work ethic, his attitude." For his part, Halak said him getting to the All-Star Game is a "team honor" as he wouldn't have gotten the nod without everyone playing well in front of him.
Jan 16 - 9:22 AM

Jaroslav Halak has been added to the NHL All-Star Game.

He will replace Detroit's Jimmy Howard, who is sidelined with a groin injury, in Columbus for the All-Star Weekend. Halak has been excellent this year and he's a major reason why the Islanders own the best record in the Eastern Conference.
Jan 15 - 1:09 PM

Jaroslav Halak blocked 27 shots Tuesday night en route to a 3-0 shutout win over the Rangers.

The clean sheet is the fourth of the campaign for Halak while the victory is his 23rd. The impressive goaltender now possesses a 23-8-0 record for the season as well as a 2.22 GAA and a .917 save percentage. He's been a fantasy godsend this year.
Jan 13 - 11:01 PM

Jaroslav Halak will get the start against the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.

With an impressive 22-8-0 record with a 2.29 GAA and a .914 save percentage, Halak has been everything and more of the Islanders this season, who sit in second place in the East. He's also seen success against the Rangers. In seven starts since 2010, he's 5-2 with 16 goals against, however six of those goals came in one game with Montreal nearly five years ago.
Jan 13 - 5:14 PM

Jaroslav Halak turned aside 21 of 23 shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime win over New Jersey.

Halak has been one of the pleasant surprises in the NHL this season. He has always been an effective goaltender, but his solid play this season is a big reason why the Islanders are in first place in the Metropolitan division. The 29-year-old has an impressive 22-8-0 record with a 2.29 goals-against average and a .914 save percentage. Only Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne has more wins (25) than Halak.
Jan 9 - 10:21 PM

Jaroslav Halak will start for the New York Islanders on Friday.

Halak will try to bounce back after suffering back-to-back losses. He has a 2.30 GAA and .914 save percentage in 29 contests in 2014-15.
Jan 9 - 12:13 PM

Jaroslav Halak stopped just 17-of-20 shots in a 3-2 loss to Vancouver on Tuesday night.

It wasn't a terrible effort for Halak but wasn't his best as he couldn't come up with that huge stop to back stop his team. He has now lost two in a row but we aren't too concerned as he has 21 wins in 29 games played this season on a very strong Islander squad. He takes a solid 2.30 goals against average and .914 save percentage into his next start.
Jan 7 - 1:32 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Mikhail Grabovski
3Frans Nielsen
4Ryan Strome
5Casey Cizikas
6Anders Lee
LW1Michael Grabner
2Matt Martin
3Eric Boulton
4Brock Nelson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Nikolay Kulemin
3Josh Bailey
4Cal Clutterbuck
D1Lubomir Visnovsky
2Johnny Boychuk
3Nick Leddy
4Calvin De Haan
5Travis Hamonic
6Thomas Hickey
7Matt Carkner
8Brian Strait
9Matt Donovan
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Chad Johnson