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Peter Budaj
NUMBER: 30 BIRTHDATE: September 18, 1982  (AGE 31)
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Banská Bystrica, Slovakia
WEIGHT: 192 DRAFTED: COL / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 2nd   (63rd overall)

Stopped 27 shots for his 1st win of the season on Oct. 10 at EDM… Made 27 saves for his 1st shutout of the season on Oct. 28 at NYR… Had a penalty and 25 saves in his 4th win of the season… Blocked a season-high 34 shots for his 6th win of the season on Jan. 30 at BOS… Suited up for Slovakia at the Olympic Games in Sochi…

OHL Second All-Star Team (2002) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, July 1, 2011.
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He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers