Calvin Pickard (G)
San Antonio Rampage
2013-14: Led the Lake Erie Monsters in wins (16), games played (43), minutes (2444:57), shots against (1237) and saves (1121) during his second full season in the AHLâ€¦Posted a 16-18-7 record with two shutouts, a 2.85 GAA and .906 Sv%. 2012-13: Appeared in 47 games during his first full professional season with Lake Erie (AHL), compiling a 20-19-5 record with five shutouts, a 2.47 goals-against average and .918 save percentageâ€¦His five shutouts tied for sixth among AHL netmindersâ€¦He finished ninth in the league in both games played (tied) and saves (1268)â€¦Was recalled by Colorado on two occasions, Feb. 15-17 and March 3-4, serving as the backup goaltender in two games. 2011-12: Led all WHL netminders in games (64-tied), minutes (3,630) and saves (2,085) for the third consecutive year with Seattleâ€¦Tied for the league lead in shutouts with fiveâ€¦Finished his major junior career as the Western Hockey Leagueâ€™s all-time leader in minutes played (14,025) and saves (7,727)â€¦Became the WHLâ€™s all-time saves leader on Jan. 22 at Vancouver, stopping 45 shots to give him 6,959 career savesâ€¦Eclipsed the previous record of 6,958 saves set by former Thunderbirds netminder Danny Lorenz (1986-1990)â€¦Joined the Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) at the completion of the WHL season, appearing in two gamesâ€¦Made his professional debut with Lake Erie on March 31 at Texas, stopping all eight shots in reliefâ€¦Earned his first professional victory (in his first career start) the next night at Texas, stopping 25 shots in an 8-4 win. 2010-11: Led all Western Hockey League goaltenders in games (68), minutes (4,013), shots faced (2,668) and saves (2,443) for the Seattle Thunderbirdsâ€¦Was named to the WHL Western Conference Second All-Star Teamâ€¦Ranked fourth among league netminders with a .916 save percentageâ€¦Stopped 40 or more shots on 21 different occasions, which included six 50+ save effortsâ€¦Pickardâ€™s 2,443 saves were the third-most in a single season in league history, trailing only Steve Passmore (2,562) with the Victoria Cougars in 1991-92 and Jack Cummings (2,469) with the Vancouver Nats in 1971-72â€¦Pickardâ€™s 4,013 minutes were the fourth-most in WHL historyâ€¦Signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche on March 25 and reported to Lake Erie of the American Hockey Leagueâ€¦Did not see any action with the Monsters. 2009-10: Named to the WHL Western Conference First All-Star Team in his second season with Seattleâ€¦Ranked first among WHL goaltenders in appearances (62), minutes (3,688) and saves (2,207)â€¦Finished sixth in the league in save percentage (.914) and added three shutouts en route to being named a finalist for the WHL Goaltender of the Yearâ€¦Represented Canada at the 2010 IIHF World Under-18 Championshipâ€¦Started all six games at the tournament, posting a 3-3 record with a 2.87 goals-against averageâ€¦Was the No. 1 rated North American goaltender in NHL Central Scoutingâ€™s final rankings for the 2010 Entry Draft. 2008-09: Led all WHL rookie netminders with 23 wins in his first season with Seattleâ€¦Appeared in 47 games, posting a 23-16-1-4 record with a 3.05 GAA and three shutoutsâ€¦Was 1-4 with a .915 save percentage in five playoff contestsâ€¦Helped lead Team Canada to a gold medal at the 2009 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament. Personal: Calvinâ€™s older brother, Chet, was the WHLâ€™s 2008 and 2009 Goaltender of the Year and was selected by the Nashville Predators in the first round (18th overall) of the 2008 Entry Draftâ€¦Last name is pronounced PICK-erd.