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Flyers acquire goaltender Cam Talbot from Edmonton

Veteran goaltender joins Flyers in exchange for Anthony Stolarz

by @NHLFlyers

The Philadelphia Flyers announced they have acquired goaltender, Cam Talbot, from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for goaltender Anthony Stolarz, according to Flyers Executive Vice President & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.

Below are notes on Talbot's career:

POSITION: Goaltender
DRAFTED: Undrafted
AGE: 31 (6-5-1987)
BORN: Caledonia, Ontario
VITALS: 6'4", 196 pounds

* Talbot has appeared in 31 games this season for the Oilers, posting a 10-15-3 record with a 3.36 goals-against average and .893 save percentage.

* In 2016-17 he led all NHL goaltenders in wins (42) and finished fourth in voting for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's best goaltender after he finished with 42-22-8 record to go along with a 2.39 GAA and .919 save percentage.

* He also appeared in 73 of 82 games to help lead the Oilers back to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time in 10 seasons.

* Since the start of the 2016-17 season, Talbot ranks third among all NHL goaltenders in games played (171) and second in games started (169), third in shots against (5,041) and fourth for most saves (4,587).

* Internationally, Talbot helped Team Canada win the gold medal at the 2016 IIHF World Championship where he went 7-1-0 with a 1.25 GAA and .940 save percentage and tied the tournament record with four shutouts.

* He posted a 25-save shutout in the gold medal game to earn a 2-0 win over Finland.

* Talbot spent the first two years of his NHL career with the New York Rangers, where he posted a 33-15-5 mark with eight shutouts and a .931 save percentage, 2.00 GAA.

* Over parts of six seasons in the NHL, he has an overall record of 137-110-24 with 20 shutouts and a lifetime .915 save percentage and 2.59 goals-against average.

* He was signed as an undrafted Free Agent out of College (University of Alabama-Hunstville) where he spent three seasons.

Stolarz departs the Flyers after spending seven seasons in the organization after he was selected by the Flyers in the second round (45th overall) in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft.

He spent parts of two season with the Flyers, posting a 6-4-4 record with a 2.86 GAA and .911 save percentage in 19 appearances. He spent an additional five seasons with the club's AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, where he posted a 50-41-13 record with three shutouts and a career GAA of 2.93 and .910 save percentage in 113 appearances.

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