2009-10: Participated in Canada’s National Men’s Team orientation camp in August 2009 in Calgary … Entered 5th NHL season with Pittsburgh ranked second in franchise history with 111 wins (Tom Barrasso, 226) and 15 shutouts (Barrasso, 22). 2008-09: Stanley Cup champion with Pittsburgh … Notched 100th career NHL win vs. Dallas (3/1/09). 2007-08: Stanley Cup finalist … Posted three playoff shutouts, including clinching game against Philadelphia in Eastern Conference Final (6-0) … Stopped 55 of 58 shots in triple-overtime victory over Red Wings in Game 5 of Stanley Cup Final at Detroit (and is 5-1 lifetime in overtime playoff games). 2006-07: Finished 3rd in NHL with 40 wins – second-highest single-season total in Penguins’ history, behind only Tom Barrasso’s 43 in 1992-93 … Set team record for most starts by a goaltender in a single season (67) … Stopped 46 of 48 shots, including a penalty shot, in first NHL game – 3-0 loss vs. Los Angeles (10/10/03) … Was NHL Rookie of the Month in October, 2003. 2004-05: Set new Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) team records for wins, shutouts, minutes played and games played by a goaltender. 2003-04: Won second straight silver medal at Junior WC. 2002-03: Won silver medal at Junior WC, named tournament’s Top Goaltender and was first Canadian goaltender credited with an assist … Played in CHL Top Prosp cts Game and named player of the game for his team … Won Michael Bossy Trophy as QMJHL’s top professional prospect and named QMJHL Defensive Player of the Year. 2001-02: Won gold with Canada’s men’s summer under-18 team at the 2001 Six Nations Cup in Czech Republic. 2000-01: Played with Team Quebec at World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in New Glasgow, N.S. (9th).
Son of André and France … Has one sister, Marylène … Nickname is Flower … Lists Martin Brodeur and Patrick Roy as his hockey idols … Favorites include French pancakes and poutine (foods), Nickelback (band), Jim Carrey (actor) and MTV’s Pimp My Ride (TV show) … Lists football as his favourite sport other than hockey … Drafted by Pittsburgh in first round, 1st overall, in 2003 Entry Draft.