North American Goalie
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HLAVAJ
POSITION: G
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
Weight: 216
Born: 05/29/2001
Mid Term Rank: 2
Nationality: Slovakian
Club: SHERBROOKE
League: QMJHL

• 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.