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Sergei Bobrovsky | Goalie | #72

Team: Columbus Blue Jackets
Age / DOB:  (28) / 9/20/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 182
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Look for Sergei Bobrovsky to sit down with a sports psychologist in the off-season.
Bobrovsky has had problems performing in the post-season and the Blue Jackets want him to talk things over with a psychologist or to work on other things to get him past his perceived mental block. "Sergei is devoted to excellence," said Paul Theofanous, Bobrovsky’s agent. "Every year he looks at himself after the season and says, ‘What can I do better? What can I do smarter? How do I make myself more effective?’ He’s an incredibly driven player and person. Incredibly devoted." Bobrovsky should win the Vezina as the NHL's top goalie as he was 41-17-5 with a 2.06 GAA and a .931 save percentage. The problem has been in the playoffs. May 14 - 7:09 AM

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Sergei Bobrovsky has been nominated for the Hart Trophy.

Bobrovsky's competition is Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid. It's pretty rare for a goaltender to win the league's MVP award. Carey Price did it in 2015, but before him no netminder had pulled off that feat since Jose Theodore in 2002. Still, the fact that Bobrovsky is a finalist for the Hart Trophy suggests that he should win the Vezina Trophy for the second time.
May 2 - 10:08 AM

Sergei Bobrovsky was not happy with his play in the postseason.

Ya think? Bobrovsky was all-world in the regular season with a 41-17-5 mark to go with a 2.06 GAA and a .931 save percentage. But against the Penguins, Bobrovsky managed to win only one of five games with a 3.88 GAA and a .882 save percentage. "It's a tough way to finish the season; it's disappointing," Bobrovsky said. "But you have either success or experience. So this time, with this playoffs, I had experience and I will learn from it and move on."
Apr 24 - 8:12 AM

As great as Sergei Bobrovsky is during the regular season, the Blue Jackes' goalie has not proven to be a reliable playoff performer.

Bob has a 3-10 career record in the postseason with an .887 save percentage and 3.63 goals-against average. That is well off his 2.47 GAA and .919 career regular-season marks. In fact, among the 34 active NHL goalies who have started at least 10 playoff games, Bob ranks a dismal 33rd in save percentage. That's just not going to cut it.
Apr 22 - 7:23 AM

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed five goals on 32 shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The loss officially eliminates Columbus from the playoffs. Bobrovsky is likely to win the Vezina Trophy this season, but his postseason only lasted a disappointing five games. Bobrovsky allowed three goals or more in each game of the series, and he finishes his playoff run with a 3.88 goals-against-average and a .882 save percentage.
Apr 20 - 9:55 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky will tend net in Game 5 against the Penguins on Thursday night.

Bobrovsky comes in trailing the first round series 3-1 to Pittsburgh with 15 goals against and an .891 save percentage thus far. Suffice it to say, he'll have to be better if the Blue Jackets want to force another game back in Columbus.
Apr 20 - 5:56 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 of 31 shots in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Jackets jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second period, but the Penguins were able to cut the gap to 3-2 heading into the third. Thankfully for Columbus, they were able to have a strong third period, which kept them alive for at least one more game. Bobrovsky now has a 1-3 record with a 3.61 goals-against-average and a .891 save percentage this postseason. He's given up three goals or more in each game of the series. Game 5 will be played in Pittsburgh on Thursday night.
Apr 18 - 11:15 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky will be between the pipes for Tuesday's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Blue Jackets will need Bobrovsky to stand on his head if they want to avoid being swept tonight. He has a 3.49 goals-against-average and a .897 save percentage during the playoffs.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 18 - 6:21 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed five goals on 47 shots in a 5-4 overtime loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday evening.

Bobrovsky has now allowed 11 goals in the first three games of the post-season, all losses. His 3.49 goals against average and .897 save percentage will need to improve if Columbus hopes to stick around in the playoffs.
Apr 16 - 10:34 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky will be in net for Game 3 against the Penguins on Sunday.

The Officer has allowed six goals through the first two games, and sports a .900 save percentage. He and the Blue Jackets will need to turn things around if they're to claw out of their 2-0 series hole.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 16 - 5:47 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 31 shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins

This game was tied at one in the second period, but the Penguins pulled away by scoring the final three goals of the game (including an empty-netter). The Blue Jackets will face an uphill climb to get back into the series, as they've dropped the first two games. Columbus will look to get back into the series at home on Sunday night. Bobrovsky has an 0-2 record with a 3.10 goals-against-average and a .900 save percentage.
Apr 14 - 10:17 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky will be in net Friday night for Game 2 against the Penguins.

He made 26 stops during the Game 1 loss on Wednesday. The Blue Jackets and Bobrovsky will be looking to turn the tables and knot the series up tonight.
Apr 14 - 6:49 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky allowed three goals on 29 shots in Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Blue Jackets came out of the gates flying, as they outshot Pittsburgh 16-3 in the first period. Unfortunately for Columbus, they were unable to beat Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. Pittsburgh took over in the second frame and they managed to beat Bobrovsky three times in period. Bobrovsky and the Blue Jackets will look to even up the series on Friday night in Pittsburgh.
Apr 12 - 10:44 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to get the nod in Game 1 on Wednesday night versus Pittsburgh.

He led the NHL with a .931 save percentage and a 2.04 goals-against average in 2016-17. Bobrovsky posted a 2-1-1 record versus the Penguins during the regular season. However, he only has two wins in 13 career playoff appearances.
Apr 12 - 6:00 PM

Sergei Bobrovsky dropped his fourth straight on Saturday, 4-2 to the Flyers.

He stopped just 20 of 24 shots, and just three of four on the kill. The loss drops his record to 41-17-5 with a 2.06 GAA and a .931 save percentage.
Apr 8 - 4:38 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Brandon Dubinsky
2Alexander Wennberg
3William Karlsson
4Lukas Sedlak
LW1Boone Jenner
2Brandon Saad
3Scott Hartnell
4Matt Calvert
5Sonny Milano
6Markus Hannikainen
RW1Cam Atkinson
2Nick Foligno
3Sam Gagner
4Oliver Bjorkstrand
5Josh Anderson
6Lauri Korpikoski
7David Clarkson
D1Zach Werenski
2Seth Jones
3Jack Johnson
4Ryan Murray
5David Savard
6Scott Harrington
7Kyle Quincey
8Gabriel Carlsson
9Markus Nutivaara
G1Sergei Bobrovsky
2Joonas Korpisalo
3Anton Forsberg