Matt Zaba (G)
Hartford Wolf Pack
2008-09: Made 47 saves, and earned Second-Star honors, for Wolf Pack in Game Two of 2009 Division Semifinals vs. Worcester 4/18/09 (5-3 victory)…Authored his first pro playoff shutout in AHL playoff debut 4/16/09 vs. Worcester, with 38 saves in 2-0, Game-One win in Division Semifinals (First Star)…Led AHL goaltenders in shootout percentage (92.9)…Finished regular season seventh among AHL netminders in GAA (2.33) and ninth in save percentage (92.0)…Went 14-3-0 in his last 17 regular-season appearances, with a 1.80 GAA and 93.9% save percentage…Injured 3/7/09 @ Springfield and missed six games…Won seven straight decisions, 2/20-3/4/09…Earned Reebok X-Pulse/AHL Goaltender of the Month honors for the month of February, 2009 (11GP, 8-2-0, 2.28 GAA, 92.8% save %)…Made 28 saves in regulation and overtime, and went five-for-five in first career AHL shootout, 2/27/09 vs. Manchester (Second Star in 2-1 win)…Posted his first AHL shutout with a Wolf Pack season-high 40 saves in 1-0 OT win @ Springfield 1/9/09 (First Star)…Earned First-Star honors in first AHL win 11/1/08 vs. Albany (25 saves in 3-1 victory)…Made AHL debut 10/18/08 @ Toronto 10/18 (3 GA on 20 shots in 4-1 loss)…2007-08: Dressed as Wolf Pack backup for eight contests…2006-07: Named winner of Colorado College’s Thayer Tutt Award as team MVP (15-13-4, 2.39, 91.7, 3 SHO in 33 GP), and also earned team postseason MVP honors (1-2, 1.00, 96.3 in 3 GP)…2005-06: Named Colorado College’s postseason MVP, after helping to lead Tigers to the first round of the NCAA playoffs…2003-04: Earned WCHA All-Rookie Team honors (10-10-2, 2.27, 91.1, 1 SHO in 23 GP) with Colorado College…Named National Rookie of the Month for November, 2003 (3-0-2, 1.35, 94.1 in 5 GP)…Acquired: Signed as free agent by NY Rangers 8/20/07...Drafted: 8th rd. (231st ov.) by Los Angeles 2003, out of BCHL…Misc.: WCHA All-Academic Team selection for three straight seasons, 2004-07.