CURRENT NOTES: Set a new Sharks franchise record for longest shutout streak, posting 178:55 of scoreless play from Jan. 5's third period at Chicago to Jan. 27's second period vs. Los Angeles
2013-14: Posted his second consecutive shutout on Jan. 23 vs. Winnipeg…Recorded first career shutout on Jan. 16 at Florida…Stopped 33 shots and both shootout attempts for the win on Jan. 5 at Chicago…Made 44 saves and stopped all five shootout attempts for the win in his first career start at SAP Center on Dec. 21 vs. Dallas…Stopped 30 of 31 shots for the win on Nov. 15 at Edmonton…Earned his second win in his second start on Nov. 12 at Calgary…Stopped all 21 shots he faced in relief on Nov. 7 vs. Vancouver…In his first NHL start, made 38 saves in 5-2 win on Oct. 27 at Ottawa
FIN FACTS: “Al” has the hidden talent of being a great fisherman…If he could hang out with one person in history it would be Chris Farley
USHL Playoff MVP (2005) USHL First All-Star Team (2006) USHL Goaltender of the Year (2006) WCHA All-Rookie Team (2007) WCHA First All-Star Team (2009) NCAA West First All-American Team (2009) AHL All-Rookie Team (2010)
Missed remainder of 2010-11 and majority of 2011-12 due to leg injury vs. Manchester (AHL), February 4, 2011. Re-assigned to Peoria (AHL) by San Jose (Stockton-ECHL), March 3, 2012.