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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 had an off night on Thursday, as the All Star allowed four goals on 32 shots in a 5-2 loss to Boston.
The Isles were all over the Bruins, outshooting them 45-32, but Tuukka Rask out-duelled Halak in a tense game between two Eastern teams currently in playoff spots. Halak falls to 26-10-0 with a .912 save percentage and 2.42 goals against average. Jan 29 - 10:28 PM

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Jaroslav Halak will get the start in Thursday's game against the Boston Bruins.

The Islanders' goaltender has won five of his last six games and comes into this game with an overall record of 26-9-0. Halak has a 2.37 goals-against-average and a .913 save percentage this season. He is coming off a 40-save performance against the New York Rangers.
Jan 29 - 4:51 PM

Jaroslav Halak was excellent on Tuesday night as the Islanders dropped the Rangers by a score of 4-1.

Halak's shutout bid was broken with fewer than 10 seconds remaining in the third period, but his performance was stellar nonetheless. After giving up just one goal on 41 shots, Halak sees his record improve to 26-9-0 while his GAA is 2.37 and his save percentage is .913.
Jan 27 - 10:33 PM

Jaroslav Halak will face the New York Rangers on Tuesday night.

Halak is having a career season, he's 25-9-0 with 82 goals against through 34 games and has been an integral part of why the Islanders are just one point back of Tampa Bay for the conference lead. The Isles won both games versus the Rangers so far this season, outscoring their hated rivals 9-3 in the process.
Jan 27 - 5:09 PM

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

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

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