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Jacob Markstrom | Goalie | #25

Team: Vancouver Canucks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/31/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 196
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 2 (31) / FLA
Contract: view contract details

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Vancouver GM Jim Benning believes that Jacob Markstrom will be the starting goaltender of the team eventually.
"We've been grooming him the last couple of years to be at some point be our No. 1 goalie and I've been saying that for the last couple of years," said Benning. "I don't know when that happens, but at some point that's what our goal is." The Canucks want to bring back veteran netminder Ryan Miller, who can become an unrestricted free agent this summer. May 31 - 2:43 PM

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Jacob Markstrom will undergo knee surgery next week.

"I feel like I'm getting better and better. I feel more comfortable every start. This is a tough finish to the year for me," Markstrom said. He has a 2.63 GAA and .910 save percentage in 25 games this season.
Mar 30 - 4:03 PM

Jacob Markstrom won't travel with the Canucks to Chicago because of food poisoning.

He also didn't skate on Monday, but he may join the team on their upcoming road trip. Markstrom has been sidelined since late February because of a lower-body injury.
Mar 20 - 2:25 PM

Canucks coach Willie Desjardins is hopeful that Jacob Markstrom (lower body) will be back before the season's over.

Markstrom hasn't played between the pipes since Feb. 16. Ryan Miller is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, so there's a good chance that Markstrom will start the 2017-18 campaign as Vancouver's starting goaltender.
Mar 17 - 4:12 PM

Jacob Markstrom is not on the trip with the Canucks due to his lower body injury.

Vancouver will be touring California through the rest of the week, which begins Thursday in San Jose. Richard Bachman has been recalled to back up Ryan Miller. Markstrom is day-to-day.
Mar 1 - 3:52 PM

Jacob Markstrom has a lower-body injury.

Markstrom sustained the injury during the SuperSkills competition. He is regarded as day-to-day.
Feb 27 - 5:06 PM

Jacob Markstrom allowed four goals on four goals on 21 shots in Thursday's 4-3 loss to St. Louis.

In Markstrom's defense, two of St. Louis' four goals were scored on the power play. The Canucks backup goalie has just one win in his last three outings. He has a 10-11-3 record with a 2.63 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage in 2016-17. Markstrom isn't worth owning in fantasy leagues unless starter Ryan Miller were to suffer an injury.
Feb 17 - 12:09 AM

Jacob Markstrom will be in net on Thursday against the Blues.

Markstrom has been particularly effective this season, especially given his circumstances. He's 10-10-3 with a .914 save percentage and a 2.57 GAA in 24 games thus far.
Feb 16 - 1:58 PM

Jacob Markstrom made 26 saves on 28 shots to guide the Canucks to a 4-2 victory over Buffalo on Sunday night.

Markstrom, coming off a loss to Nashville last week, evened his record to 10-10-3 this season with a 2.56 goals against average and .914 save percentage.
Feb 12 - 11:47 PM

Jacob Markstrom will get the start on Sunday for Vancouver.

This is not a surprise as Ryan Miller got the start on Saturday. Markstrom is 9-10-3 with a 2.59 GAA and a .913 save percentage. He will face the Buffalo Sabres who are playing their fifth game of the week so he may get a break as they could be a tired squad.
Feb 12 - 11:55 AM

Jacob Markstrom allowed three goals on 32 shots in Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.

The Canucks scored the first goal of the game, but they watched as the Predators scored three straight. Markstrom has a 9-10-3 record with a 2.59 goals-against-average and a .913 save percentage. Vancouver has dropped four games in a row.
Feb 8 - 12:27 AM

Jacob Markstrom will be in goal for Tuesday's contest against Nashville.

He turned aside 30 of 32 shots in a 3-2 win over Colorado on Jan. 25 in his last start. Markstrom has a 9-9-3 record with a 2.56 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage this year.
Feb 7 - 1:05 PM

Jacob Markstrom faced 32 shots and blocked all but two of them as the Canucks beat the Avalanche 3-2 Wednesday night.

Markstrom has lost six of his last eight games, one of which came in overtime. In the previous seven he was respectable despite his losing record with a .929 save percentage. Wednesday night, he was only marginally better with a .938, but he added value with the victory.
Jan 26 - 12:37 AM

Jacob Markstrom will be in goal for Wednesday's match versus Colorado.

The Canucks backup goalie has an 8-9-3 record this year along with a 2.59 goals-against average and a .912 save percentage. Ryan Miller is expected to get the nod for Thursday's game against Arizona.
Jan 25 - 2:52 PM

Jacob Markstrom made 20 saves on 22 shots but was beaten by Taylor Hall in overtime on Sunday as the Devils snuck past the Canucks.

Markstrom is now winless in three of his past four games, and hasn't been able to string together consistent victories. The 26-year-old is 8-9-3 this season with a 2.59 goals against average and .912 save percentage.
Jan 15 - 11:30 PM

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4Chris Tanev
5Troy Stecher
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7Alex Biega
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10Evan McEneny
G1Jacob Markstrom
2Anders Nilsson