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Calvin Pickard

North American Goalie - Seattle, WHL
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:1
Position:GoalieCatches:Left
Height:6' 1"Weight:195
Born:April 15, 1992
Born in:Moncton, NB, CAN
Drafted: 2010: COL (2nd Round / 49th Overall)  Colorado Avalanche
• In 2009-10, Pickard led all Western Hockey League goaltenders in minutes played (3688), total saves (2207) and finished sixth overall in save-percentage (0.914). Despite the Thunderbirds 19-41-7-5 record, his workload didn’t go unnoticed and he was a finalist for the 2010 WHL Goaltender of the Year.

• Pickard faced more than 40 shots on 20 different occasions in 2009-10. He was an impressive 3-0-1 when facing more than 50 shots -- highlighted by a 57-save shutout on October 2, 2009.

• His brother, Chet, a 2008 first round draft pick (18th overall by Nashville) currently plays for the Milwaukee Admirals in the American Hockey League after spending four seasons (2005-06 to 2008-09) with the Tri-City Americans in the WHL.

• He represented Canada at the 2010 Under-18 World Championships and won gold at the 2009 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament.

• As a rookie in 2008-09, Pickard played 47 games (26-16-1-4) for Seattle, leading all rookie goaltenders in wins (26) and ranking third in save-percentage (0.896).

• Before playing in the WHL, Pickard played for the Winnipeg Wild Midget AAA posting a 1.91 goals-against average in 2007-08. As a bantam in 2006-07, he won a Manitoba Championship as well as the Top Goaltender award at the Western Canadian Championships.

CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' - Pickard on NHL Live! (click to listen)


FAVORITES

NHL Team: New Jersey Devils
NHL Player: Roberto Luongo
Goal celebration: “I would go crazy if I scored a goal”
Video Game: Call of Duty
Movie: Dumb and Dumber
TV Show: Family Guy
Actress: Megan Fox
Music Group: Doc Walker
Website: facebook.com
Book: “Talent is Overrated” by Geoffrey Calvin
Pump-up song: “Beautiful People” by Marilyn Manson
Home-cooked meal: Steak and potatoes
Activity away from the rink: Hanging out with friends

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAAMinSOSv%
2008-2009SEATTLEWHL473.05269430.896
2009-2010SEATTLEWHL623.09368830.914




Once again, it shows character in this dressing room. Once again, there's no quitting in here. We all wanted this so bad and we worked so hard to get home-ice advantage and we weren't going to let this one slide.

— Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on his team's OT Game 1 win vs. Minnesota Wild