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By the numbers: Keith Kinkaid

Eight facts about the new Canadiens goaltender

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier, translated by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - The Canadiens agreed to terms with goaltender Keith Kinkaid on Monday. Here's a look at his career in numbers.

2 - The 29-year-old American set a pair of program records during his stay at Union College (NCAA). Kinkaid ranks first with a 2.18 goals-against average and a .917 save percentage.

25 - During his final collegiate campaign in 2010-11, Kinkaid registered 25 wins in 38 games to lead the Dutchmen to the Cleary Cup, which is presented annually to the Eastern College Athletic Conference's (ECAC) top team in the regular season. He also claimed the Ken Dryden Trophy as the goaltender of the year in the ECAC.

10 - The Farmingville, NY native needed just 10 days to inscribe his name in the NHL record books. On December 19, 2014, Kinkaid became the first goaltender in League history to participate in three shootouts in his first three career starts.

151 - The Canadiens' new acquisition has participated in 151 career NHL games, all as a member of the New Jersey Devils. He boasts a 64-55-17 record, along with a 2.90 goals-against average, a .906 save percentage and seven shutouts.

26 - Kinkaid enjoyed his best NHL season in 2017-18 with the Devils. He won 26 games in just 41 outings and posted a .913 save percentage. With his help, Kinkaid helped New Jersey earn a postseason berth for the first time since 2012.

3 - During the 2018-19 season, the 6-foot-3 and 195-pound netminder posted three shutouts with the Devils, a career-high.

2011 - Kinkaid went undrafted. He agreed to terms with New Jersey on April 18, 2011 as a free agent.

02 - 25 - 2019 - Kinkaid was acquired by the Columbus Blue Jackets on February 25, 2019 in exchange for a Devils' fifth-round pick in 2022.

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