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Michal Neuvirth

Michal Neuvirth  #30

NUMBER: 30 BIRTHDATE: March 23, 1988  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Ústí Nad Labem, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: WSH / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 2nd   (34th overall)
Appeared in 27 games with the Buffalo Sabres and five games with the Islanders, combining for a 2.98 goals-against average with a .914 save percentage and a 7-20-4 record...Turned away 29-of-30 shots to earn his first Sabres win on Oct. 25 at San Jose...His 49 saves on Nov. 7 vs. Edmonton were the second-highest total of his career...Made 45 saves, including 27 in the second period, on Jan. 9 at Tampa Bay...Traded from the Sabres to the Islanders on Mar. 2 in exchange for Chad Johnson and a third-round pick in 2016...Earned his first win with the Islanders on Mar. 9 at Toronto.
OHL Second All-Star Team (2007) Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2009) Signed as a free agent by Sparta Praha (CzRep), September 20, 2012. Traded to Buffalo by Washington with Rostislav Klesla for Jaroslav Halak and Buffalo's 3rd round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, March 5, 2014.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process