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Jeff Zatkoff
NUMBER: 37 BIRTHDATE: June 9, 1987  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Detroit, MI, United States
WEIGHT: 179 DRAFTED: LAK / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 3rd   (74th overall)
Was the 1st Penguins rookie to win 6-straight games since Johan Hedberg (Mar. 25-Apr. 8, 2001). Recalled from WBS on Dec. 17. Was 9-5-1 with a 1.89 GAA and a .918 SVP in 15 games with WBS upon recall. His 1.89 GAA with WBS ranked 5th in the AHL. Was 4-0 with WBS in the month of December with a .938 SVP and a 1.50 GAA. Finished 12-4-2 in his last 18 decisions of 2013-14. Had a 10-game unbeaten streak (9-0-1) from Nov. 2, 2013-Jan. 30, 2014. Had a 7-game winning streak from Nov. 2-Dec. 29, 2013. Notched 1st NHL win and 1st NHL shutout after stopping 19 shots @ CBJ Nov. 2, 2013. Was the 1st Penguins goalie to notch a shutout in his 1st win with the team. Was an AHL All-Star with WBS in 2013. Signed 2-year contract extension Dec. 21, 2013. Career Info: HIGHS: Saves: 42 Shots: 46 PENALTY SHOTS: 0 Saves; 0 Shots
CCHA Second All-Star Team (2008) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (2013) (shared with Brad Thiessen) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 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