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Jaroslav Halak | Goalie | #41

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 183
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 9 (271) / MON
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Jaroslav Halak permitted five goals on 32 shots in a 5-3 loss to Minnesota on Monday.
Halak had a 50-save shutout against the Rangers on Thursday, but he was unable to build on that performance. He has played some solid games lately, but it hasn't been a good season for Halak or anyone else in the Islanders' crease. Halak's record slips to 18-19-4 on the year with a 3.22 GAA and .911 save percentage. Feb 19 - 4:06 PM

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Jaroslav Halak has been confirmed as New York's starter for Monday's matinee match against Minnesota.

Thomas Greiss is out with a lower-body injury, so Halak was expected to be in the crease. Halak has posted a record of 18-18-4 this season with a 3.17 GAA and .912 save percentage in 41 appearances.
Feb 19 - 11:15 AM

Look for Jaroslav Halak to get the start in net for the Islanders Monday.

The Islanders are home to Minnesota and with Thomas Greiss day-to-day with a lower body injury, the start will fall to Halak who is coming off a 50 save shutout against the Rangers Thursday. Halak is 18-18-4 this season with a 3.17 GAA and a .912 save percentage. Start him if you normally would.
Feb 19 - 8:04 AM

Jaroslav Halak turned aside all 50 shots he faced in Thursday's 3-0 win over the New York Rangers.

There's no doubt that the Islanders are a terrific offensive team, but they allow shots and scoring chances by the boatload. Halak became just the 11th goalie in NHL history to record a 50-plus save shutout (shots on goal only started being recorded in 1955-56). The Islanders netminder has faced 50 shots in back-to-back games and at least 42 shots in five of his last seven games. He now has an 18-18-4 record with a 3.17 goals-against-average and a .912 save percentage this season.
Feb 15 - 10:40 PM

Jaroslav Halak will be the Islanders' starter Thursday night.

Halak has allowed seven goals over his last two games, but he faced an unreasonable 93 shots over that span. He has a 3.25 GAA and .909 save percentage in 40 games this season.
Feb 15 - 2:49 PM

Jaroslav Halak allowed four goals on 51 shots in a 4-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night.

Halak has been so-so this season, but failed to improve his winning record against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. Halak's record falls to 17-18-4 with a 3.25 GAA and a .909 save percentage.
Feb 14 - 12:44 AM

Jaroslav Halak will be the starting goaltender for the New York Islanders on Tuesday night when they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Halak is 17-17-4 so far this season with a 3.23 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage. He has won just two of his last five starts but one of those wins comes against this Blue Jackets team. Historically he is 13-5-3 against Columbus, who have won just three of their last 10 games and currently sit out of a playoff spot.
Feb 13 - 6:09 PM

Jaroslav Halak made 39 saves on Sunday night, but it was not enough as the Isles fell 3-2 against Calgary.

Halak was playing an excellent game until the final half of the third period, where he allowed two goals to Matthew Tkatchuk to squander the lead. Halak is 17-17-4 this season with a 3.23 goals against average and .928 save percentage.
Feb 11 - 10:27 PM

Jaroslav Halak will be in goal Sunday night versus Calgary.

Halak won Friday's wild game against Detroit after Thomas Greiss got the hook. The Islanders have not strong goaltender from either netminder this year. Halak has posted a 17-16-4 record with a 3.23 goals-against average and .908 save percentage this season.
Feb 11 - 10:25 AM

Jaroslav Halak stopped six of seven shots he faced in Friday's 7-6 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Halak entered the game at the 10:06 mark of the third period with his team trailing 5-2 at the time (Thomas Greiss was yanked after giving up five goals on 32 shots). That's when things got crazy. Not only did the Islanders manage to tie the game, they also went ahead by a goal with under two minutes remaining in regulation. Red Wings defenseman Mike Green beat Halak with less than 30 seconds left in the third period to tie the game, but Brock Nelson's third goal of the game gave the Isles the win in overtime. Halak now has a 17-16-4 record with a 3.24 goals-against-average and a .908 save percentage this season.
Feb 9 - 11:02 PM

Jaroslav Halak allowed four goals on 22 shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the Buffalo Sabres.

The Islanders were down 3-0 in the second period, but they managed to score three unanswered goals to tie the game. Unfortunately for the Islanders, Sam Reinhart scored the game-winner with less than five minutes remaining in the game. Halak now has a 16-16-4 record with a 3.23 goals-against-average and a .908 save percentage this season. He's come out on the losing end in three of his last four games.
Feb 8 - 10:15 PM

Jaroslav Halak will get the start in Thursday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

Halak turned aside 42 of 47 shots in the Islanders' 5-4 OT loss to the Preds on Monday night. He has a 16-15-4 record with a 3.20 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage this season.
Feb 8 - 6:12 PM

Jaroslav Halak allowed five goals on 47 shots on Monday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Nashville Predators.

The Islanders managed to build up a 4-2 lead in the second period, but they watched it evaporate. In the extra frame, Preds captain Roman Josi netted the game-winning goal for his team. This was Halak's fifth loss in his last eight outings. He's given up three goals or more in seven of those eight games. The Islanders goalie now has a 16-15-4 record with a 3.20 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage in 2017-18.
Feb 5 - 10:48 PM

Jaroslav Halak will get the nod Monday night against Nashville.

Halak is coming off a 46-save performance in a 4-3 win over Columbus on Saturday. He has posted a 3-1-1 record in his last five outings and he has generally played well in each contest despite allowing three goals against four times. Halak owns a record of 16-15-3 this season with a 3.15 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage.
Feb 5 - 10:58 AM

Jaroslav Halak turned aside 46 of 49 shots in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The Jackets sure managed to keep Halak busy, as they outshot the Islanders 49-38 in this one. The Islanders found themselves down 1-0 and 3-2, but they managed to win thanks to third-period goals by Jordan Eberle and Brock Nelson. The victory improves Halak's record to 16-15-3 in 2017-18. He'll enter his next start with a 3.15 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage. He's won two of his last three games.
Feb 3 - 11:33 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Mathew Barzal
3Brock Nelson
4Casey Cizikas
LW1Anders Lee
2Andrew Ladd
3Jason Chimera
4Alan Quine
5Shane Prince
6Nikolay Kulemin
7Ross Johnston
RW1Josh Bailey
2Jordan Eberle
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Cal Clutterbuck
5Tanner Fritz
D1Nick Leddy
2Johnny Boychuk
3Calvin de Haan
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Scott Mayfield
7Adam Pelech
8Sebastian Aho
9Ryan Pulock
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Thomas Greiss
3Christopher Gibson