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Joe Cannata | Goalie | #35

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 1/2/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
College: Merrimack College
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 6 (173) / VAN

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Joe Cannata has been placed on waivers by Washington.
He is projected to be the top goalie for Hershey in the AHL this season if he clears. That would make him Washington's third-string option behind Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer. Wed, Oct 5, 2016 02:15:00 PM

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Joe Cannata has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with Washington worth $575K.

Cannata had a 2.52 GAA and .909 save percentage in 40 AHL contests in 2015-16. He's an organizational depth goaltender that might be elevated to the NHL in the event of an injury.
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 03:47:00 PM

Joe Cannata has been sent to the minors.

Cannata has a 2.49 GAA and .907 save percentage in 16 AHL contests this season. He was serving as Jacob Markstrom's backup while Ryan Miller was on the sidelines.
Thu, Jan 7, 2016 04:15:00 PM

Joe Cannata will be Jacob Markstrom's backup again Saturday night.

Ryan Miller won't be available because of muscle cramps and is listed as day-to-day.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 05:18:00 PM

Joe Cannata has been summoned from the minors.

He will serve as Jacob Markstrom's understudy against Tampa Bay because the Canucks are being careful with number one goalie Ryan Miller. Miller had cramps in Sunday's game in Florida and he won't take part in Tuesday's match.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 12:58:00 PM

The Vancouver Cancucks have signed goaltender Joe Cannata to a one-year/two-way contract.

The netminder will get $660,000 in the NHL while earning $88,000 in the minors. The 25-year-old was a sixth round selection in 2009. He was 12-6-2 with a 2.02 GAA and a .927 save percentage in the ECHL and 3-2-0 with a 1.99 GAA and a .932 save percentage in the AHL. "He had a real good year in the East Coast League and every time we called him up to Utica, he played well," GM Jim Benning said. "He really dedicated himself off the ice to get in excellent physical condition and it showed up in his game on the ice. He lost a bunch of weight and he’s gotten quicker and is more athletic."
Sat, Jun 20, 2015 09:05:00 AM

Joe Cannata has agreed to terms with the Vancouver Canucks.

Cannata had a 2.83 GAA and .907 save percentage in 28 AHL games in 2013-14. He'll start next season in the minors and it wouldn't be surprising to see him spend the entire campaign at that level.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 04:58:00 PM

Joe Cannata will serve as Vancouver's backup netminder in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against San Jose.

He was called up by the Canucks last week when Cory Schneider was hurt. He will occupy the bench, with Roberto Luongo in goal until Schneider is able to return.
Wed, May 1, 2013 04:01:00 PM

Joe Cannata has been called up by Vancouver.

He will serve as the Canucks' backup keeper Thursday night with starter Cory Schneider sidelined with an undisclosed injury.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 02:32:00 PM

Vancouver has signed goaltending prospect Joe Cannata.

In 36 games for Merrimack College in 2011-12, he submitted a 17-12-7 record with a 2.18 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage. He was chosen in the sixth-round, 173rd overall, in the 2009 draft.
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 04:01:00 PM

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