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Cristobal Huet

Cristobal Huet  #39

Goalie
NUMBER: 39 BIRTHDATE: September 3, 1975
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: St-Martin-D'hères, France
WEIGHT: 205 DRAFTED: LAK / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Catches: Left ROUND: 7th   (214th overall)

2009-10: Posted a 26-14-4 record, four shutouts, and 2.50 GAA in 48 regular-season appearances … Combined with Antti Niemi for an NHL-high 11 shutouts … Allowed two-or-fewer goals 25 times … Recorded 30-or-more saves five times … Accrued a 2.08 GAA and .906 save percentage in 25 home games … Made a season-high 34 saves in an overtime victory on Jan. 28 in San Jose ... Stopped all 24 shots he faced on Jan. 14 vs. Columbus for his fourth shutout ... Honored as the NHL's First Star for the week ending Dec. 20 after posting back-to-back shutouts of STL (Dec. 16) and DET (Dec. 20)  ... Made 27 stops in Chicago's win in Calgary on Nov. 19 for his fifth consecutive victory ... Made 29 saves on Nov. 13 in a win over Toronto ... Allowed four goals over a four-game stretch from Oct. 24-30 ... Stopped all 27 shots faced in a 2-0 shutout win over Nashville, his first shutout of the season.

French Elite League - MVP (1998) French Elite League - Top Goaltender (1998) Swiss Elite League - Top Goaltender (1999, 2000, 2001) Played in NHL All-Star Game (2007) Traded to Montreal by Los Angeles with Radek Bonk for Mathieu Garon and San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Los Angeles selected Piaul Baier) in 2004 Entry Draft, June 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mannheim (Germany), September 14, 2004. Traded to Washington by Montreal for Anaheim's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Atlanta Atlanta selected Jeremy Morin) in 2009 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, July 1, 2008. Assigned to Fribourg (Swiss) by Chicago, September 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Lausanne (Swiss), August 11, 2012.
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A piece of scar tissue breaks off, pinches the nerve, and every time you move your leg it's almost like having a root canal in your stomach and groin.

— Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss on his sports hernia surgery