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Iiro Tarkki

Iiro Tarkki

BIRTHDATE: July 1, 1985
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Rauma, Finland
Catches: Left
2011-12 Regular Season:
Last game: In his NHL debut, came on in relief for an injured Jonas Hiller, stopping 7-of-10 shots in 40:51 TOI, Jan. 8 vs. CBJ...secured his first NHL win
- Recalled from Syracuse, Feb. 5
- In 28 games with Syracuse, posted a 10-13-3 record with two shutouts, a 2.85 GAA and .914 SV%
- At the time of his recall, ranked tied for seventh among AHL goaltenders in saves (794)
- Earned his first career win and shutout on Oct. 26 at Lake Erie, stopping all 25 shots faced in a 7-0 Syracuse victory
- Had a season-high three-game winning streak from Nov. 18-25 with a 2.58 GAA (8 GA/186 MIN) and .934 SV% (113-of-121)
Shootout Statistics in 2011-12:
Has yet to appear in a shootout
Quote of the Day

It was pretty unbelievable...I think (my family in France) is pretty much in front of the TV right now. I don't think I have to wake them up.

— 29-year-old Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare after scoring his first NHL goal
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