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Jeff Zatkoff | Goalie | #37

Team: Los Angeles Kings
Age / DOB:  (29) / 6/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 179
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (74) / LA

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Jeff Zatkoff struggled, allowing four goals on 22 shots in a 4-0 loss to Detroit on Thursday.
He got zero goal support but did allow three goals in the first period. The Kings outshot the Red Wings 34-22 as well so it doesn't look good on the Kings backup goalie right now. He's 2-5-1 with a 2.99 GAA and .884 save percentage. Not a good spot start for a struggling Kings team. Jan 6 - 2:15 AM

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It's confirmed that Jeff Zatkoff will be in net against the Red Wings on Thursday.

Through nine games this season he has a has a 2-5-1 record, 2.84 GAA, and .892 save percentage, so you may wish to find a more favorable matchup.
Jan 5 - 8:02 PM

Jeff Zatkoff is projected to start for Los Angeles Thursday night.

It would be Zatkoff's first contest since Dec. 23. He has a 2-5-1 record, 2.84 GAA, and .892 save percentage in nine games this season.
Jan 5 - 4:14 PM

Jeff Zatkoff allowed three goals on 31 shots in Friday's 3-2 OT loss to the Dallas Stars.

Zatkoff has now dropped three of his last four starts. The Kings got the first goal of the game, but Dallas responded by scoring the next two. Jeff Carter's second goal of the game forced overtime, but Esa Lindell beat Zatkoff in the extra frame to give Dallas the win. Zatkoff has a 2-5-1 record with a 2.38 goals-against-average and a .892 save percentage.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 01:19:00 AM

The Kings will entrust their crease to Jeff Zatkoff on Friday night against the Stars.

Through eight games and five starts this season, the original backup to Jonathan Quick has posted a 2-5 record with 16 goals against and an .890 save percentage.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 08:05:00 PM

Jeff Zatkoff stopped 17 of 18 shots in Thursday's 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Only Wings defenseman Mike Green was able to beat Zatkoff tonight. This was just Zatkoff's second win of the season. He has a 2-5-0 record in 2016-17. He might start to steal more starts away from Peter Budaj, but neither goalie will be a reliable option in standard fantasy leagues.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 10:19:00 PM

Look for Jeff Zatkoff to play between the pipes on Thursday.

Zatkoff was the first goalie off the ice following the morning skate, which is usually a good way of telling who will play. He has a 1-5-0 record, 3.20 GAA, and .882 save percentage in seven games this season.
Thu, Dec 15, 2016 12:53:00 PM

Jeff Zatkoff made just 15 saves in a 3-1 loss to Carolina on Thursday.

Allowing three goals on just 18 shots isn't going to get it done for fantasy owners. Despite playing well in his last two appearances, he has just a 3.05 GAA and .887 GAA in six appearances this season as the backup to the backup option for the Kings this season with Jonathan Quick out. He's not a fantasy option right now.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 01:48:00 AM

Jeff Zatkoff will probably play between the pipes on Thursday.

That's based on the fact that Zatkoff was the first goalie off the ice following the morning skate, which is usually a good indicator of who the starter will be. He has a 3.04 GAA and .896 save percentage in five contests this season.
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 03:31:00 PM

Kings backup Jeff Zatkoff stopped 25-of-26 shots in relief, backstopping Los Angeles to a come from behind 4-3 win.

Starter Peter Budaj allowed two goals on six shots and was lifted in favour of Zatkoff to start the second period. The win was the first of the year for the Zatkoff who has appeared in five games. He's 1-3 with a 3.04 GAA and .896 save percentage.
Fri, Dec 2, 2016 01:36:00 AM

Jeff Zatkoff might get into his first game since Nov. 11 on Thursday.

It's the second half of a back-to-back set for the Kings. Zatkoff has returned from a groin injury, but with Peter Budaj playing well, Zatkoff has had to wait patiently to get into a game. "I’ve been around long enough, you’ve just got to stay patient and wait your turn," Zatkoff said. "We play 82 games, right? We’re [23] games in. We need both guys to make it to the end. I’m at a point now where I’m just working on kind of getting back to full speed and maintaining that strength to make sure I don’t have any more setbacks the rest of the year."
Thu, Dec 1, 2016 11:10:00 AM

Jeff Zatkoff (groin) feels ready to return to the lineup.

Zatkoff attempted to return on Nov. 11, but he left that game after 40 minutes of play. At this point though, it seems he's available for whenever the coaching staff wants to start him.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 04:34:00 PM

Jeff Zatkoff suffered a lower-body injury in Friday's 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators.

Zatkoff left the game right before the end of the second period with the Kings leading 2-1. Peter Budaj, who played against Montreal last night, entered the game in relief. He allowed two goals in the final four minutes of the game and the Kings eventually lost. Zatkoff didn't factor into the decision.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 11:51:00 PM

Jeff Zatkoff will face Ottawa on Friday night.

Through three games Zatkoff had seen 10 pucks beat him before going down with an injury. For his career, he's posted a .910 save percentage and a 2.77 GAA.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 07:04:00 PM

Jeff Zatkoff is full recovered from his groin injury and he is no longer listed on injured reserve for the Kings.

"I felt really good," he said after Monday's practice. "… First full day, no pain, nothing. I feel like I'm 100 percent ready to go, so real positive. I think a little day off yesterday and kind of the rest I've had [was beneficial] – that little extra rest from Saturday really made a difference." He will look to battle Peter Budaj for playing time with Jonathan Quick still on the sidelines.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 03:10:00 PM

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