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Ondrej Pavelec
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Ondrej Pavelec  #31

Winnipeg Jets  Goalie
NUMBER: 31 BIRTHDATE: August 31, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Kladno, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 218 DRAFTED: ATL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 2nd   (41st overall)
Playing in his first Olympics, Pavelec will be the youngest player on the roster. He is more than 15 years younger than Jaromir Jagr, the oldest player competing for the Czech Republic and Pavelec was only 10 years old when Jagr led the Czechs to Olympic gold in 1998.

He was the starting goalie for the Czech Republic at the 2007 World Junior Championships finishing fifth in Leksand, Sweden. Prior to the World Juniors he had represented his country at the Under-18 and Under-17 levels, playing in two European Junior World Cups.
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I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins