PLAYOFFS: Made his first career playoff start in Game 6 @ LAK on 4/28…Stopped all 22 shots he faced in 39 minutes of relief in Game 5 vs. LAK on 4/26…Made four saves in relief in Game 4 @ LAK on 4/24…Making his first career postseason appearance.
2013-14 GAME NOTES: Finished 9th in the League in goals-against average (1.87) but did not play in enough games to qualify among the League leaders…Was named the Sharks nominee for the 2013-14 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy…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…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.
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.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis