|NUMBER:||31||BIRTHDATE:||July 1, 1986 (AGE 27)|
|HEIGHT:||6' 2"||BIRTHPLACE:||Asikkala, Finland|
|WEIGHT:||206||DRAFTED:||TBL / 2004 NHL Entry Draft|
|Catches:||Left||ROUND:||6th (191st overall)|
made his Flames debut making 35 saves on 39 shots in a 4-5 SO/L in WSH in the season opener on Oct.3 ... started his 2nd game of season stopping 30/35 in a losing effort on Oct. 19 ... notched his 1st win in a Flames uniform stopping 27 of 29 shots in LA on Oct. 21 ... earned his first win on home ice stopping 27/29 shots on Oct.26 ... beat the LA Kings for the second time this season stopping 21/22 shots on Nov.30 ... won three of four starts allowing one goal in each win from Dec.12 and has stopped 105/111 (.946%) shots he faced in his last five outings ... earned two consecutive wins Jan.28, 30 ... left the Feb.1 game with a lower body injury
It's a tribute to him, and everything he's done and deserved is coming to fruition tonight with his jersey in the rafters. He's going to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. And I said today, if he's not, take my stuff out. If he doesn't deserve to be in there first ballot, no one does. Except for (Wayne) Gretzky, I guess.