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Jaroslav Halak | Goalie | #41

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (31) / 5/13/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 181
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 9 (271) / MON
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Jaroslav Halak will be in net against the Red Wings on Sunday.
Halak has just one victory over his last five games but it was his most recent start, a 38-save shutout over the Capitals. could this be the start of his turnaround? Stranger things have happened. He's 4-6-4 with a .911 save percentage and a 2.86 GAA all in all this season. Dec 4 - 4:08 PM

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Jaroslav Halak stopped all 38 shots the Capitals sent his way during Thursday's 3-0 win.

Wow, now that's the kind of game confidence can be built upon. Halak also turned away all six shots on the kill. Halak was simply sensational, and his record now stands at 4-6-4 with a .911 save percentage and a 2.86 GAA.
Dec 2 - 12:58 AM

Jaroslav Halak will be the Islanders' starter Thursday night.

Halak stayed on the bench for the Islanders' last three contests. He has a 3.08 GAA and .904 save percentage in 14 games this season.
Dec 1 - 5:42 PM

Jaroslav Halak faced 27 shots and gave up three goals in a 4-2 loss of the New York Islanders to the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday night.

The score looks more lopsided than the game. Halak was solid through 57 minutes of play with only one goal against that came in the first period. Just past the 17 minute mark of the third, Halak seemed to exchange his glove for sieve. He gave up three goals in less than one minute to record his fifth consecutive loss.
Nov 24 - 2:38 AM

Jaroslav Halak is likely to get the start in goal Wednesday.

The Islanders are in Los Angeles after playing in Anaheim Tuesday, a game which backup Thomas Greiss played in with Jean-Francois Berube as the backup for the first time this season. The game went 14 rounds deep into a shootout so it only makes sense that Halak will get the start. He is 3-5-4 with a 3.08 GAA and a .905 save percentage.
Nov 23 - 11:10 AM

Jaroslav Halak turned aside 32 of 35 shots in Friday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Sidney Crosby opened the scoring, but New York responded with two goals from Brock Nelson and Anthony Beauvillier. Penguins defenseman Trevor Daley tied the game at two before Kris Letang won it for them in overtime. Halak has now dropped four in a row (0-2-2). He has a 3-5-4 record with a 3.08 goals-against-average and a .905 save percentage this season.
Nov 18 - 10:43 PM

Jaroslav Halak will be the Islanders' starter on Friday.

Halak has appeared in each of the Islanders' last seven games. He has a 3.09 GAA and .904 save percentage in 12 contests this season.
Nov 18 - 10:54 AM

New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak stopped 27 shots in a 4-0 loss to the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning Monday night.

Halak has had a tough season so far. He is 3-5-3 with a 3.09 goals-against average and a save percentage of .904. The Isles are struggling at 5-8-3 and 1-3-3 in November. Think twice before using Halak in one-night fantasy play.
Nov 14 - 10:32 PM

Jaroslav Halak will be between the pipes for Monday's match against Tampa Bay.

He stopped 40 shots in a 3-2 overtime loss to Florida on Saturday. Halak has posted a 3-4-3 record this year with a 3.00 goals-against average and a .907 save percentage.
Nov 14 - 1:19 PM

Jaroslav Halak faced 43 shots Saturday night, but it was the three that slipped past that gave the New York Islanders a 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers.

Halak was perfect for the first two periods, blocking 28 shots until the Panthers got their second wind in the third. Florida’s attempts dropped in the third to 11 shots on goal, but that was when their offense was most productive and they tied the game with less than a minute in regulation. Ultimately, it was the overtime performance that was Halak’s undoing. The Islanders were unable to provide any relief at the other end of the rink and Denis Malgin’s unassisted goal with 46 seconds remaining was the fourth shot of the period.
Nov 13 - 2:59 AM

Jaroslav Halak will face Florida on Saturday night.

It's been a tough season for Halak thus far, but he's played Florida well in his career. He boasts a 9-3-1 mark with a .929 save percentage and a 2.16 GAA against the Panthers, which is pretty remarkable considering how many teams he's compiled that record with.
Nov 12 - 1:21 PM

Islanders coach Jack Capuano wasn't happy with Jaroslav Halak's performance on Thursday.

Halak stopped 13 of 16 shots in 22:50 minutes of play before being yanked. His performance during two power-play goals in particular was called into question. "It’s about whether you feel he’s focused or not, that’s all," Capuano said. "We’ve got to find a way to kill a penalty, our goaltender included." It wouldn't be surprising if Thomas Greiss gets the nod on Saturday.
Nov 11 - 11:04 AM

Jaroslav Halak got the hook in Thursday's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Halak lasted less than 23 minutes in this one, as he gave up three goals on 16 shots. Two of the three Lightning goals were scored while on the man-advantage. Halak has a 3-4-0 record with a 3.03 goals-against-average and a .903 save percentage this season. Thomas Greiss entered the game in relief of Halak and turned aside 11 of Tampa's 12 shots.
Nov 10 - 11:48 PM

Jaroslav Halak will play between the pipes on Thursday.

Halak is looking to limit the competition to two or fewer goals for the third time in four games. He has a 2.82 GAA and .908 save percentage in nine contests this season.
Nov 10 - 1:45 PM

Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak kicked aside 30 shots in a 4-2 victory over the visiting Vancouver Canucks Monday night.

Halak now has a .500 record, at 3-3-2. His goals-against average is 2.82 and his save percentage is .908. Halak has not enjoyed a good start but against the woeful Canucks, who've lost nine consecutive games, he was able to muster up a victory.
Nov 7 - 11:59 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1John Tavares
2Brock Nelson
3Casey Cizikas
4Mikhail Grabovski
LW1Andrew Ladd
2Anders Lee
3Anthony Beauvillier
4Nikolay Kulemin
5Shane Prince
RW1Ryan Strome
2Jason Chimera
3Josh Bailey
4Cal Clutterbuck
5Alan Quine
D1Johnny Boychuk
2Nick Leddy
3Travis Hamonic
4Thomas Hickey
5Dennis Seidenberg
6Calvin de Haan
7Adam Pelech
8Ryan Pulock
G1Jaroslav Halak
2Thomas Greiss
3Jean-Francois Berube