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Marek Mazanec

Marek Mazanec  #39

NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: July 18, 1991  (AGE 23)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Pisek, Czech Republic
WEIGHT: 187 DRAFTED: NSH / 2012 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Right ROUND: 6th   (179th overall)    Prospect Bio

- Named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for November.

- Recorded his first NHL SO on Nov. 19 at Detroit, becoming the 7th goalie and the youngest in club history to record a SO.

- Recalled from Milwaukee (AHL) on Nov. 5.  Was 5-0-0 in five starts, and was one of three AHL gaolies with a sub-2.00 GAA (1.97) and a SV% north of .930 (.933).

- In his first season in North America after helping HC Plzen win the Czech Extraliga title a season ago, stopping 48-of-51 shots in Game Seven of the finals.

- Catches with his right hand – there have only been three right-catching goalies (MIN’s Josh Harding, PHI’s Steve Mason and ANA’s Jonas Hiller) to appear in the NHL this season.

- On Twitter: @mazanec222

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You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.

— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina
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