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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 won his sixth straight game as the Islanders defeated the Penguins on Saturday night 4-1.
Halak is on a roll right now, giving up a total of eight goals during his win streak. Saturday, he made 27 saves. A lack of good goaltending was one of flaws that separated the Islanders from the contenders over the last few years. Now they have it. Halak has a 2.42 goals-against average and .918 save percentage this season. He’s a sneaky-good number-one goalie in fantasy leagues. Nov 22 - 10:07 PM

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Jaroslav Halak will get the start in goal for the Islanders on Saturday.

Coach Jack Capuano said so and stated the rest of the lineup will remain the same as it was in the Islanders 5-4 shootout win over Pittsburgh on Friday. Halak is 8-4-0 this season with a 2.54 GAA and a .914 save percentage. Start him if you normally would as the Islanders once again play the Penguins in this home-and-home series.
Nov 22 - 11:19 AM

Jaroslav Halak was sharp on Tuesday night as the Islanders upended Tampa Bay by a score of 5-2.

The top netminder on Long Island turned aside 26 of 28 shots to secure the victory of the powerful Lightning. Early returns have been favorable for Halak, who now possesses a record of 8-4-0 to go along with a 2.54 GAA and .914 save percentage.
Nov 18 - 9:53 PM

Jaroslav Halak is set to start on Tuesday against Tampa Bay.

Halak will be going for his fifth straight victory. He has a 7-4-0 record, 2.59 GAA, and .913 save percentage in 11 games this season. He's only faced the Lightning four times in his career and he has a 2-2 record against them.
Nov 18 - 11:01 AM

Jaroslav Halak allowed three goals on 38 shots in the Islanders' 4-3 shootout win over Florida.

The Islanders had a 3-1 lead early in the third period before the Panthers came back to tie things up to force a shootout. Halak stopped two of the Panthers' three shooters in the shootout. The 29-year-old has now won four consecutive starts and has an overall record of 7-4-0. He has a 2.59 goals-against-average and a 9.13 save-percentage.
Nov 14 - 11:47 PM

Jaroslav Halak will be the Islanders' starting goaltender on Friday.

No surprise there. Halak is coming off back-to-back shutouts against Arizona and Colorado. He has a 2.57 GAA and .912 save percentage in 10 games this season.
Nov 14 - 12:08 PM

Jaroslav Halak is the first Islanders goaltender since 2006 to record back-to-back shutouts.

Although back-to-back shutouts aren't easy to pull off, it also highlights the goaltending difficulties the Islanders have endured in recent years. Halak didn't have an ideal start to the season, but he now has a 2.57 GAA and .912 save percentage in 10 games.
Nov 12 - 9:21 AM

Jaroslav Halak stopped all 20 shots he faced Tuesday on his way to an easy 6-0 win over the struggling Avalanche.

Considering the Islanders jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the game's first five minutes, it was easy sledding for Halak the rest of the way. The victory is the third straight win posted by the Isles' top netminder and improves his record to 6-4-0. The offensive style played by his teammates this year have hurt his peripheral stats, but remains respectable with a 2.57 GAA and a .912 save percentage.
Nov 11 - 10:19 PM

Jaroslav Halak will get the nod for the Islanders Tuesday night.

Halak will be going for his third straight victory after silencing the Coyotes on Saturday. He has a 2.87 GAA and .905 save percentage in nine games in 2014-15.
Nov 11 - 10:56 AM

Jaroslav Halak was asked to make 19 saves and he stopped all of them in the Islanders’ 1-0 win over the Coyotes on Saturday night.

That’s more like it. Halak was signed in the offseason to give the Islanders a dependable presence between the pipes, but he was anything but that in the early going. Now he has given up five goals over his last three games. Halak sports a 2.87 goals-against average and .905 save percentage this season. He is a good buy-low guy.
Nov 8 - 11:14 PM

Jaroslav Halak will probably play between the pipes on Saturday.

Halak will try to build off of his 32-save victory on Tuesday. He has struggled overall this season with a 3.24 GAA and .898 save percentage in eight contests.
Nov 8 - 11:01 AM

Jaroslav Halak snapped a personal four game losing streak by making 32 saves in 3-2 OT win over Anaheim on Tuesday.

Halak was especially solid in the second period when the Ducks really brought the heat in the second period. This makes two solid performances for Halak who is slowly working himself out of a very rough start to the season. The Slovakian is 4-4 with a 3.24 goals-against average and .898 save percentage thus far.
Nov 6 - 1:59 AM

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

Halak is trying to end a personal four-game losing streak. He has a 3.44 GAA and .891 save percentage in seven games in 2014-15.
Nov 5 - 6:58 PM

Jaroslav Halak made 28 saves in the Islanders’ 3-1 loss to San Jose on Saturday night.

It might not seem like it when you look at the final score, but this game marks progress for Halak, who has really struggled this season. Halak made a number of big saves in the road loss to give his team a chance to win, giving up the final two goals in the third period. He has a 3.44 goals-against average and .891 save percentage this season, with four straight losses.
Nov 2 - 1:33 AM

Jaroslav Halak will start Saturday's game against San Jose.

The 29-year-old has lost his last three starts. Halak has a disappointing 3.50 goals-against-average and an .889 save-percentage in six starts this season.
Nov 1 - 2:52 PM

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PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Mikhail Grabovski
3Frans Nielsen
4Ryan Strome
5Casey Cizikas
6Anders Lee
LW1Michael Grabner
2Matt Martin
3Cory Conacher
4Eric Boulton
5Brock 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