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Ty Conklin
Ty Conklin
Goaltender
Number: 35
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 185
Catches: Left
Born: Mar 30, 1976
Birthplace: Anchorage, AK, United States
Acquired: From Columbus on Feb. 27, 2007 in exchange for Buffalo's 5th-round selection in the 2007 Entry Draft
2005-06: In 18 games, he went 8-5-1 with a 2.80 GAA, .880 save percentage and one shutout Won his final three decisions of the regular season Had another three-game winning streak from Dec. 15-23 Had one shutout on Jan. 3 vs. Chicago (23 saves) Allowed two goals or fewer in six of his 14 starts Had a season-high 32 saves on Oct. 11 at Los Angeles (1-3 L) Combined to play in eight games for Hamilton and Hartford of the AHL Went 1-2-0 with a 2.90 GAA Games lost to injury: 11 Longest winning streak: 3 (2x) - Mar. 3-Apr. 17, most recent.

CAREER: Has a 27-19-5 record with a 2.49 GAA and .905 SV% in 60 career NHL games with Edmonton Has played in 83 career AHL games and posted a 33-27-11 record with a 2.61 GAA and five shutouts 2004-05: Played 11 games for Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, compiling a 2.99 GAA In 7 playoff games allowed only 11 goals against and registered two shutouts with a 1.59 GAA Made second appearance for Team USA at the World Championships in Vienna, making three starts with a 1-0-2 record and 2.00 GAA 2003-04: First full NHL season Finished with a 17-14-4 record with a 2.42 GAA and .912 SV% in 38 games Established career highs in games, minutes, wins, losses, ties, shots and saves Won November Molson Cup segment Named the NHL's Defensive Player of the Week for week ending Nov. 16 as he went 3-1-0 with a 2.20 GAA in 4 games Registered first career shutout Nov. 13 at Minnesota (22 saves) Was 6-2-0 in last eight starts (Mar. 14-Apr. 3) Twice had a four-game winning streak (Nov. 13-20 and Mar. 14-22) Started 13 consecutive games (Nov. 10-Dec. 6) and was 6-6-1 with a 2.48 GAA Was 5-1-0 with a 2.14 GAA in 6 November starts Faced a career-high 39 shots and made a career-high 35 saves Nov. 11 at Boston (4-3 L) Was 1-0-0 when allowing zero goals, 8-1-1 when allowing one goal, 4-3-1 when allowing two goals, 2-4-1 when allowing three goals, 2-5-1 when allowing four goals and 0-1-0 when allowing five-or-more goals Missed 13 games due to injury; groin strain (Oct. 25-30) and fractured right hand (Feb. 15-Mar. 7) Presented the Bob Johnson Award by USA Hockey in June 2004 Named to Team USA roster for 2004 World Cup of Hockey 2002-03: Compiled a 19-13-3 record with a 2.55 GAA, .914 SV% and four shutouts in 38 games Tied for fifth in AHL in shutouts Led Bulldogs in games, wins, ties, shutouts, minutes played (2140) and goals against (91) Named to PlanetUSA All-Star Team for AHL All-Star Classic 2001-02: Split the season, his first in professional hockey, between Edmonton and Hamilton In 37 games with Hamilton he was 13-12-8 with a 2.61 GAA and .916 SV% with one shutout Made his professional debut with Hamilton Oct. 6 at Quebec (2-3 L) Earned first professional shutout Jan. 20 vs, Quebec (27 saves) Went 4-2 with a 2.60 GAA in seven playoff games for the Bulldogs He was 2-0-0 with a 1.62 GAA and .939 SV% in four games with the Oilers Made his NHL debut Oct. 16 vs. Toronto, relieving Tommy Salo in a 4-1 loss... Made his first NHL start on Oct. 20 vs. Florida and recorded his first career NHL victory (23 saves in a 6-2 W) OTHER: He has represented Team USA at the 2004 and 2005 World Championships and backstopped the club to a bronze medal in 2004 He was also named the tournament's Outstanding Goaltender that year as he posted a 4-0-1 record with a 2.00 GAA, .934 SV% and one shutout.

COLLEGE CAREER: Was 57-23-12 with seven shutouts, a 2.17 GAA and .915 SV% in 93 games with New Hampshire Established school records for GAA, wins, SV% and games played 2000-01: Went 17-12-5 with a 2.05 GAA and five shutouts in 34 games Was a Hobey Baker Award finalist Named NCAA First Team All-American and Hockey East First Team All-Star Named co-winner of the Walter Brown Award as New England's outstanding American-born college player on Mar. 14 Named captain on Oct. 5, becoming the first goaltender to earn the honor since 1961 1999-2000: Posted a 22-8-6 record with a 2.49 GAA and two shutouts in 37 games Set career highs in wins and games played Named Hockey East Player of the Year Named NCAA Second Team All-American 1998-99: Had an 18-3-1 record with a 1.84 GAA in 22 games Set a career high in GAA Named to Hockey East All-Freshman Team & Hockey East Second All-Star team.

JUNIOR CAREER: Went 47-19-4 and had a 3.02 GAA and two shutouts in 60 games spanning two seasons with Green Bay of the United States Hockey League 1996-97: Went 19-7-1 with a 3.21 GAA and one shutout in 30 games Was 8-9 with a 3.43 GAA and one shutout in 17 playoff games 1995-96: Had a 28-12-3 record with a 2.85 GAA and one shutout in 44 games Set career highs in wins and GAA.

PERSONAL: Single Spends off-season in St. Gabriel-de-Brandon, Quebec.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton on Apr. 18, 2001 Signed as a free agent by Wolfsburg (Germany) on Jan. 25, 2005 Signed as a free agent by Columbus on July 6, 2006.

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