CAREER: In the 1st season of a 6-year contract...2014 US Olympian...2012 NHL All-Star...2010 NHL All-Rookie Team and Calder Trophy runner-up...2006 and 2008 AHL All-Star...2006 AHL All-Rookie Team...2004 NCAA Second-Team All-American and Hockey East All-Star Team...Represented USA at 2003 WJC and 2002 U-18 World Championship (gold).
2013-14: Recorded 3rd career postseason shutout (25 saves), 4/18 at BOS...Was 4-1 with a 2.00 GAA and 0.924 SV% in his last 5 regular-season starts...Saw 45+ shots in 3 of 4 starts (1/4-1/16)...Has seen 35+ shots on 9 occasions...Recorded 150th NHL win, 4/2 vs. BOS...Posted 2 shutouts: 10/21 vs. SJ (27 saves) and 11/29 at NYI (29 saves) and shared another with Jonas Gustavsson on 2/3 vs. VAN (16 saves).
OTHER: First goalie in DET history to win 35+ games in his 1st 3 seasons (37, 37 and 35, respectively, from 2009-12)...Serves as the team spokesman for the Arthritis Foundation.
USA Hockey - Goaltender of the Year (2002) Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2003) Hockey East Rookie of the Year (2003) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2004) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2004) AHL All-Rookie Team (2006) NHL All-Rookie Team (2010)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2012)
There's no discouragement in that room. There's no issues there at all to be honest with you. It's more about, 'Hey, it's opportunities for players.' And if we become that bad of a team because of one player, it's not a real good sign for our hockey club. So this is part of sports. It's part of hockey.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on the loss of Zdeno Chara to injury