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Peter Budaj | #31

G | 6' 1" | 196 lb | Age: 34 | Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
2016-2017 Regular Season
GP W L OT GAA Sv%
58 29 21 3 2.17 .916
Career
GP W L OT GAA Sv%
355 154 128 39 2.67 .905
  • Peter Budaj
  • Born: September 18, 1982
  • Birthplace: Banská Bystrica, SVK
  • Catches: Left
  • Draft: 2001 COL, 2nd rd, 33rd pk (63rd overall)
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Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA Sv% SO MIN
2016-2017 58 54 29 21 0 3 1,385 117 2.17 .916 7 3,242
NHL Career 355 320 154 128 0 39 9,172 873 2.67 .905 18 19,648
Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA Sv% SO MIN
2016-2017 58 54 29 21 0 3 1,385 117 2.17 .916 7 3,242
NHL Career 355 320 154 128 0 39 9,172 873 2.67 .905 18 19,648
Last 5 games
Opponent Date W L T GA SA S Sv% SO TOI GP GS OT
BOS MAR 23 1 0 0 3 31 28 .903 0 60:00 1 1 0
WSH MAR 18 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- 0 00:22 1 -- 0
TOR MAR 16 -- -- -- 1 6 5 .833 0 33:46 1 -- 0
NYR MAR 13 1 0 0 2 28 26 .929 0 60:00 1 1 0
PIT MAR 3 0 1 0 4 34 30 .882 0 58:25 1 1 0
Opponent Date W L T GA SA S Sv% SO TOI GP GS OT
BOS MAR 23 1 0 0 3 31 28 .903 0 60:00 1 1 0
WSH MAR 18 -- -- -- 0 0 0 -- 0 00:22 1 -- 0
TOR MAR 16 -- -- -- 1 6 5 .833 0 33:46 1 -- 0
NYR MAR 13 1 0 0 2 28 26 .929 0 60:00 1 1 0
PIT MAR 3 0 1 0 4 34 30 .882 0 58:25 1 1 0

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There is something to be said for a goaltender who has experience starting in the NHL and the humility needed to accept a backup role. Budaj has combined both over a long career in which he became the first Slovakia-born goalie to win 100 NHL games.

Selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the second round (No. 63) in the 2001 NHL Draft, Budaj made his League debut Oct. 8, 2005, stopping 16 of 18 shots in a 3-2 win against the Dallas Stars. He got his first NHL shutout March 12, 2006, stopping 33 shots in a 3-0 win against the Calgary Flames. He ranked sixth among NHL rookies in the 2005-06 season with 14 wins, the second most by a rookie goalie in franchise history.

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