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Calvin Pickard | Goalie | #31

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (24) / 4/15/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (49) / COL

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Calvin Pickard allowed three goals on 30 shots in Thursday night's loss to the Dallas Stars.
The 23-year-old has played well in his time in net this season. He owns a 7-6-1 record with a 2.56 goals against average and .922 save percentage. Apr 8 - 1:53 AM

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Calvin Pickard is expected to start Thursday night.

It would be Pickard's first start since March 20. He has a 2.52 GAA and .923 save percentage in 19 contests this season.
Apr 7 - 5:02 PM

Calvin Pickard stopped 23 of 24 shots in a relief appearance on Sunday.

Pickard entered the game in the second period with the Avalanche trailing the Blues 3-0. Pickard didn't factor into the decision. He has a 2.52 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage this season.
Apr 3 - 11:33 PM

Calvin Pickard stopped 26 of 28 shots in a 3-2 win over the Oilers on Sunday.

The win represents his 7th of the season and 13th of his career. The former second round pick might have a future as a starting goaltender but he is firmly planted behind Semyon Varlamov. At the moment, Pickard holds no fantasy value.
Mar 21 - 12:09 AM

Calvin Pickard is scheduled to start Sunday's game against Edmonton.

Coach Patrick Roy plans to give Semyon Varlamov the nod on Wednesday at Vancouver and Friday at Calgary. Pickard has played well in his previous three starts this month, but he has only one win to show for it.
Source: Denver Post
Mar 15 - 11:15 AM

Calvin Pickard allowed three goals on 38 shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Nashville Predators.

Two of Nashville's goals were scored into an empty net. The 23-year-old has made appearances in three straight games, but he has just one win to show for it. Pickard has a 6-5-1 record with a 2.61 goals-against-average and a .921 save percentage this season.
Mar 5 - 6:14 PM

Confirming an earlier post, Calvin Pickard will indeed start Saturday afternoon against Nashville.

Pickard has been hot as of late allowing only three goals in his last two starts, which included a 24-save period which set an Avalanche franchise record. He has a 2.57 GAA and a .921 SP over 16 games this season. The game is a matinee that begins at 3:00 pm ET so make sure you have Pickard active early if you need to start him.
Mar 5 - 11:51 AM

Calvin Pickard will start for Colorado on Saturday.

Pickard has only allowed three goals over his last two starts, so Colorado is simply riding the hot hand. He has a 2.57 GAA and .921 save percentage in 16 contests this season.
Mar 4 - 3:48 PM

Calvin Pickard turned away 38 of 40 shots during Thursday's 3-2 win over Florida.

Pickard was simply sensational, which included making all seven stops on the kill asked of him. He's now 3-1-0 over his last four starts with just eight goals against with wins over Minnesota and San Jose to go with tonight's victory.
Mar 4 - 12:25 AM

Calvin Pickard is expected to start Thursday night.

Semyon Varlamov got yanked from Tuesday's game after allowing three goals on 12 shots. Pickard has a 2.62 GAA and .918 save percentage in 15 games this season.
Mar 2 - 3:03 PM

Calvin Pickard stopped 15 of 16 shots in Tuesday's 6-3 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Pickard entered the game in the second period with his team trailing 3-1. The Avalanche battled back to tie the game, but Minnesota responded by scoring three goals in the third period (two were empty-netters). Pickard's record falls to 5-4-1 on the season.
Mar 2 - 12:10 AM

Calvin Pickard made 30 saves in a 4-3 shootout out win over San Jose on Wednesday.

He gave up a late game tying goal but more than made up for in the extra period with some spectacular saves and then stopped both Sharks' attempts in the shootout. He has wins in consecutive starts now. He only got the start though with Semyon Varlamov falling ill. He has good peripherals this season with a 5-3-1 record to go with a 2.68 GAA and .917 save percentage in 14 games.
Feb 25 - 2:16 AM

Calvin Pickard will get the nod for Colorado on Wednesday night.

Coach Patrick Roy made the call after Semyon Varlamov missed Tuesday's practice because of an illness.
Feb 23 - 3:10 PM

Calvin Pickard blocked 25 shots in the Avalanche’s 3-2 win against the Oilers on Saturday night.

Pickard was receiving his first start since Feb. 14, and fourth in February. He has allowed three goals total in his last two outings. On the year, he has a 2.67 GAA and .918 SV%.
Feb 21 - 12:46 AM

As reported earlier, Calvin Pickard will start in goal against Edmonton Saturday night.

Pickard has a 2.75 goals against average and a .917 save percentage on the season and will be looking for his fourth win of the season.
Feb 20 - 12:42 PM

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5Ben Street
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2Mikkel Boedker
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4Cody McLeod
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2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Eric Gelinas
5Nikita Zadorov
6Chris Bigras
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G1Semyon Varlamov
2Calvin Pickard