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Cristobal Huet

Cristobal Huet  #39

Goalie
NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: September 3, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: St-Martin-D'hères, France
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: LAK / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 7th   (214th overall)
French Elite League - MVP (1998) French Elite League - Top Goaltender (1998) Swiss Elite League - Top Goaltender (1999, 2000, 2001) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007) Traded to Montreal by Los Angeles with Radek Bonk for Mathieu Garon and San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Piaul Baier) in 2004 Entry Draft, June 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), September 14, 2004. Traded to Washington by Montreal for Anaheim's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Atlanta Atlanta selected Jeremy Morin) in 2009 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2008. Assigned to Fribourg (Swiss) by Chicago, September 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Lausanne (Swiss), August 11, 2012.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday