New York Islanders

Jaroslav Halak
current status: Upper body injury, day-to-day
Birth Date:May 13, 1985 (30 years old)
Place of Birth:Bratislava, SVK
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Montreal in 2003 (9/271).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Washington in 2014.
Scouting Report
Assets: Is extremely focused, and usually buckles down when the pressure rises. Reads the play as well as any goalie. Has team-first qualities. Can get red-hot for stretches. His recuperation is first-rate.
Flaws: Can occasionally struggle with his fundamentals and rebound-control. Also, when he is not on top of his game, he can get beaten upstairs with frequency. Doesn't have great stamina.
Career Potential: Quality, big-game goaltender.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL William M. Jennings Trophy 2011-12 (Shared with Brian Elliott)
AHL All-Rookie Team 2006-07

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