SAMUEL HLAVAJ
North American Goalie - Lincoln, USHL
Final Rank:5Midterm Rank:2
Position:GoalieCatches:Left
Height:6' 4"Weight:187
Born:May 29, 2001
Born in:Martin, SVK

• Playing in his first season in North America, Hlavaj appeared in 22 games for the USHL’s Lincoln Stars in 2018-19.

• A native of Martin, Slovakia, Hlavaj has represented his country at the 2019 World Junior Championship where he was named among the top three players on his team and at the 2018 and 2019 Under-18 World Championship.

• Aims to be the fifth Slovakian-born goaltender to appear in an NHL game, in which he would join Jaroslav Halak (489 GP), Peter Budaj (368 GP), Rastislav Stana (6 GP) and Jan Lasak (6 GP).

• Models his style of play after Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAAMinSOSv%
2018-2019LINCOLNUSHL224.58117800.862
2018-2019SLOVAKIA U20SLOVAKIA45.9521100.860
2018-2019SVK (2019 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR44.4920000.893
2018-2019SLOVAKIA (2019 WJC Championships)NATOUR43.8318700.872
2018-2019SLOVAKIA U20 (SVK-2)SLOVAKIA-231.0111910.957
2017-2018MARTIN U18SLOVAKIA-JR. U18142.1800.920
2017-2018MARTIN JR.SLOVAKIA-JR.83.1541800.916
2017-2018SLOVAKIA U20 (SVK-2)SLOVAKIA-253.6128200.876
2017-2018SLOVAKIA U20SLOVAKIA28.671300.714
2017-2018SVK U17 (5 Nations Tournament in Ostrava-Poruba 2017)ITLTOUR25.5012000.869
2017-2018SVK U18 (4-nations tournament in Fussen 2017)ITLTOUR23.841250
2017-2018SVK U20 (4 Nation Tournament in Hodonin 2018)ITLTOUR21.358900.967
2017-2018SVK (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR14.115800.888
2017-2018SVK U18 (2018 Vlado Dzurilla Tournament)ITLTOUR14.075800.800
2016-2017MARTIN U18SLOVAKIA-JR. U18332.22186440.926