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Miikka Kiprusoff
Miikka Kiprusoff
Goaltender  - CGY
(MEE-ka KIP-ru-sof)
Number: 34
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 185
Catches: Left
Born: 26 Oct 1976  (Age 38)
Birthplace: Turku, Finland
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Acquired: From San Jose for a conditional draft choice (2nd or 3rd round) in the 2005 Entry Draft on Nov. 16, 2003
Drafted: SJS / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (116th overall)
CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2010-11:
Made 21 saves for the Flames first win of the season in the home opener on Oct.10 ... made 34 saves for his 35th career shutout and 32nd as a Flame on Oct.19 ... made 27 saves for his 36th career shutout on Oct.24 ... earned his fifth win of the season on his 34th Birthday on Oct.26 ... named Molson Cup Winner (Oct.) and donated his $1,000 to the Children's Cottage Society ... earned his 250th career win on Dec.13 ... played his 500th career game on Jan.26 ... won five consecutive starts Jan.22-Feb.3 ... earned his 250th win with the Flames on Feb.14 ... registered the first ever shutout outdoors with a 39 save performance on Feb.20 - his 4th shutout of the season ... earned his 5th shutout making 27 saves on Feb.27 ... earned back-to-back shutouts (6th on the season) on Mar.1 & 2-  his 40th & 41st career shutouts ... earned his 30th win on Mar.4 ... tied Flames all time wins leader M.Vernon at 262 with win on Apr.6

2009-10:
Made 39 saves for the win in the season opener on Oct.1 … stopped 32 of 33 shots on Nov.7 for his ninth win of the season, and his 199th as a Flame ... played in his 400th career NHL game and won his 200th game as a Flame earning a 25 save shut-out on Nov.10 ... earned his first ever win in Toronto on Nov.14 making 38 saves ... recorded his 2nd shutout of the season (32nd career) making 40 saves on Nov.27 ... shutout streak ended at 159:10 on Dec.3 after a 2-1 loss ... picked up his 16th win with a 35 save performance against his former team (SJ) on Dec.5 ... had a season high 44 saves on Dec.11 ... earned his 20th win on Dec.30 ... named to Finland's Olympic team on Dec.30 ... won an Olympic bronze medal (FIN) ... earned his 30th win on Mar.11 - 5th consecutive year with 30+ wins ... earned his 31st shutout as a Flame (34th career) on Mar.11

2008-09 :
Earned his first win of the season with 25 saves on Oct.14 COL 4 @ CGY 5 ... was the winner of the Molson Cup for the month of October - donating $1000 to the Children's Hospital ... extended his winning streak to six games with a 34 save performance on Nov.1 CGY 3 @ LA 2 ... picked up his 28th career shutout (25th with the Flames) with 18 saves on Nov. 20 CGY 1 @ COL 0 - in his 5 seasons with the Flames, Kiprusoff leads all NHL goalies with 10 x 1-0 Wins (Brodeur is 2nd with 8) ... made 27 saves for his 20th victory of the season on Dec.27 OTT 3 @ CGY 6, he has now recorded 20+ wins in each of the past five years ... earned his 23rd win of the season on Jan.3 CGY 3 @ NSH 2, and his 168th as a Flame tying him for 2nd on the the Flames all-time wins list with Dan Bouchard ... made 26 saves on Jan.6 SJ 2 @ CGY 5 for his 169th win as a Flame putting him 2nd overall in wins behind only Mike Vernon ... made 24 saves for his 25th victory of the season on Jan.8 NYI 2 @ CGY 5 ...made 28 saves for his 30th win of the season and his 175th as a Flame on Jan.30 NSH 1 @ CGY 3 - he reached 30 wins in his 48th game of the season. That's the fastest that any goaltender has reached the 30-win mark since Ken Dryden earned his 30th victory in the Canadiens' 46th game in 1975-1976 ... streak of starting 77 straight home games came to and end on Feb.7/09 ... stopped all 36 shots for his 4th shutout of the season (30th career) on Feb.12 CGY 2 @ L.A. 0 ... won his sixth straight start stopping 35 shots on Mar.5 CGY 5 @ PHI 1 ... earned his 40th win of the season on Mar.12 CGY 6 @ DET 5 (SO) ... earned his 200th career victory with 18 saves on Mar.18 DAL 1 @ CGY 2 ... earned his 42nd win of the season on Mar.23 DET 3 @ CGY 5, which ties a career high ... set a new career high with 43 wins in a season set on Mar.28 MIN 2 @ CGY 3 ... finished the season with a new career high in wins with 45, which led the NHL

2007-08: Finished 3rd amongst NHL goalies in wins (39), games played (76) and shots against (2096), 4th in  saves (1899) and time on ice (4,398), 7th in PIMS (8), and 8th in assists (2) … Finished second in the Molson Cup three-star standings … registered his first win of the season with a 24 save performance on Oct.12 @ DAL 3-2 OT... registered his first home win of the season with a 31 save performance on Oct.18 LA 3 @ CGY 4 ... signed a six year contract extension on Oct.29 ... made 26 saves in his 7th win of the season, and had an assist on the game tying goal on Nov.13 MIN 2 @ CGY 3 ... made 32 saves on 33 shots including stopping all three in the shootout on Dec.11 CGY 2 @ FLA 1 SO, and was named as the games 1st star for the second consecutive game... recorded his sixth straight road win and was named 1st star with 36 saves on Dec.18 CGY 3 @ CLB 1 ... was runner-up in the Molson Cup standings for the month of December (donated $500 to Breast Cancer) ... earned his 20th win of the season with a 29 save performance on Jan.2 NYR 3 @ CGY 4 ...had a season high 40 saves on Feb.12 CGY 4 @ SJ 3 OT ... stopped Jeff Giuliano on a penalty shot on Feb.15 CGY 3 @ LA 6 ... earned his 30th win of the season making 24 saves on 25 shots on Feb.19 CGY 4 @ PHX 1... earned his first shutout of the season with a 38 save performance on Feb.22 DET 0 @ CGY 1 ... was named as the NHL's 2nd star of the week  Feb.18-24) registering three wins, his first shutout of the season, a .980 (100 of 102 shots) save percentage and a 0.67 GAA ... earned his second shutout of the season with a 39 save performance on  ar.4 CLB 0 @ CGY 1 ... played in his 300th career game, winning with a 34 save performance on Mar.16 CGY 4 @ CHI 2 ... earned his 38th win of the season tying him with Rejean Lemelin for 3rd on the Flames all time wins list (144) on Mar.25 VAN 2 @ CGY 3 ... won his 145th game as a Flame moving him in to 3rd place on the Flames all time list on Apr.1 CGY 3 @ EDM 2 … PLAYOFFS: played in all seven playoff games recording two wins, one shutout and a .908% save percentage … registered his first win of the playoffs with a 37/39 save performance on Apr.9 CGY 3 @ SJ 2 ... made an outstanding 41 saves on 43 shots (.954%) on Apr.10 CGY 0 @ SJ 2...made 21 saves to record his 6th career playoff shutout (1st since game #3 of the Stanley Cup Final in 2004) on Apr.20 SJ 0 @ CGY 2.

2005-06: Played in his third season with the Flames … finalist for Vezina Trophy … named to the Western Conference All-Star Team … played in 74 games posting a 40-24-9 record with 7 shut-outs, a .917 save % and a 2.46 GAA … was T-2nd in wins (40), T-3rd in shut-outs (7), and 12th in GAA (2.46) amongst NHL goaltenders …set a new Flames record for shut-outs (21) in a career … posted 7 shut-outs: Mar. 27 @ MIN (38 saves), Jan.20 @ EDM (32 saves), Jan.9 vs. MIN (26 saves), Dec. 5 vs. CAR (23 saves), Nov.14 vs. STL (24 saves), Nov.10 vs. ANA (37 saves), and Oct.12 @ OTT (33 saves) … named as the Calgary Flames Molson Cup Winner having been picked as one of the games three stars in 24 (a third) of the games he played in … was named Second Star in the NHL “Three Stars” for the week ending Nov.12 … was named First Star in the NHL “Three Stars” for the week ending Apr.1 with three wins, a 1.30 GAA and a .959 save percentage and one shut-out … earned his second longest consecutive shut-out streak at 160:27 from Nov.11 through Nov.17 … registered 10,000 minutes played on Nov.14 vs. STL (W 3-0) … surpassed Phil Myre on the Flames all-time career wins list to move into 4th spot with 106 wins on Nov.28 vs. COL (W 5-2) …earned his 100th career win on Jan.9 vs. MIN (W 3-0) … played in his 200th career game on Jan.17 @ DAL (L 2-4) … earned his 100th win as a Flame on Mar.12 vs. STL (W 5-4) … PLAYOFFS: played in all six games vs. DET posting a 2-4 record, a .929 save percentage and a 2.81 GAA 2005-06 Played in his second season with the Flames, was named to the NHL First All-Star Team, captured the William Jennings Trophy for the team allowing the fewest goals against and the Vezina Trophy for best goalie in the league … also a finalist for the Hart Trophy … played in 74 games posting a 42-20-11 record with 10 shut-outs, a 92.3 save % and a 2.07 GAA … set a new Flames record for wins (42) in a season and individual shut-outs (10) … led the league in GAA, shut-outs, 2nd in wins and 3rd in save% (while playing at least 31 games more than each of the leaders) … won the Defensive Player of the Week award (DPW) for the week ending Apr. 16th with a 0.67 GAA and a 2-0-1 record with two shut-outs ... named runner-up for DPW for week ending Apr. 2 with a 1.67 GAA and a 3-0-0 record ... named runner-up for DPW for the week of Feb. 5-12 with a 2.00 record and a 2.00 GAA ... named runner-up Defensive Player of the Month (DPM) for Dec. posting a 8-2-1 and a 2.41 GAA ... named DPW for the week ending Dec. 11 playing two games posting 0.47 GAA and 98.3 save % ... named DPW for the first week of Nov. playing in three games posting a 3-0-0 record. a 0.33 GAA, one GA, two shut-outs and a 98.4 save% … posted 10 shut-outs: Apr. 13 vs. COL (23 saves), Apr. 11 vs. ANA (32 saves), Mar. 9 vs. DAL (39 saves), Mar. 4 vs. SJ (26 saves), Jan. 6 vs. TOR (27 saves), Dec. 17 vs. BOS (26 saves), Dec. 6 at PHI (27 saves), Nov. 5 vs. VAN (23 saves), Nov. 1 vs. MIN (23 saves), Oct. 15 vs. EDM (33 saves) … set a new Flames record with his 40th win on Apr. 7 vs. MIN ... tied Mike Vernon for most wins in a season by a Flames goaltender (39) on Apr. 5 vs. PHX ... set a new personal record with his 25th win of the season making 29 saves on 30 shots on Jan. 21 vs. BUF ...set a new Flames record with his 6th shut-out stopping all 27 shots from TOR on Jan. 6 ... did not allow a goal for 117:40 from Oct. 10 (9:34-3rd period) to Oct. 17 (7:14-3rd period) … Played in all six games vs. ANA posting a 3-4 record, a .929 save percentage and a 2.24 GAA

2004-05:  Played in 46 games with Timra IK of the Swedish Elite League posting a 2.14 GAA with five shut-outs … PLAYOFFS: played in six playoff games recording a 2.19 GAA …

2003-04: Played his first season with the Flames setting a new NHL record for GAA (1.69) in a season … led the NHL in GAA and was tied for first in save % (93.3) … finished second in balloting for the Vezina trophy … captured the defensive Player of the Week honours for the week of Feb. 9-15 recording a 3-0-0 record, a 1.34 GAA and a 94.0 save %... named NHL Defensive Player of the Month for December ... named NHL Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Dec. 1-7 posting a 4-0-0 record, a 1.00 GAA and a 95.7 save % … established new Flames record in GAA (1.69) and save% (93.3) in a season while also helping set a new team record with 11 team shut-outs … posted a career high 24 wins while appearing in a career high 38 NHL games … recorded his 20th win on the season on Mar. 16 at DET ... made a season high 35 saves in a OT win on Dec. 16 at PHI ... recorded his first shut-out with the Flames making 23 saves on Dec. 11 vs. CAR ... posted his fourth straight win and allowed only one goal on Dec. 7 vs. PIT ... made 22 saves on 23 shots for his first win with Calgary (also his first game with Flames) on Nov. 20 vs. MTL …PLAYOFFS: played in the most playoff games (26) of all goaltenders in the playoffs posting a 15-11 record with five shut-outs and a 1.85 GAA … led all goalies with five playoff shut-outs (Flames team record)… recorded his 15th win of the playoffs making 26 saves on 28 shots in Game 5 at TB on June 3 ... posted his fifth shut-out of the playoffs and his first in the Stanley Cup Finals making 21 saves in Game 3 vs. TB on May 29 ... made 23 saves on 24 shots to post the win in his first Stanley Cup Final appearance on May 25 at TB …allowed only one goal in the series winning game in Game 6 vs. SJ on May 19 .... posted his 4th shut-out (setting a new team record for most shut-outs in the playoffs) making 19 saves in Game 5 at SJ on May 17 ... made 49 saves on 52 shots against his former team in a 4-3 win in Game 1 at SJ on May 9 … recorded his 2nd consecutive shut-out in Game 6 vs. DET (making 38 saves) ... stopped all 31 shots faced in a 1-0 win in Game 5 on May 1 at DET ... made 26 saves in a Game 7 OT win on Apr. 19 at VAN ... recorded his 1st NHL career playoff shut-out while also posting a PP assist on Apr. 13 vs. VAN ... posted his 2nd career playoff win and his 1st with the Flames making 25 saves on 26 shots on Apr. 9 at VAN ... made his Calgary Flames post season debut on Apr. 7 at VAN …

2002-03: Stopped 33 shots in OT win Mar. 6 vs. MTL … made season-high 35 saves on a season-high 37 shots faced Mar. 4 at EDM … stopped 23 shots on 4-2 victory Feb. 14 at CHI … stopped 27 shots in 0-1 loss Feb. 12 at CLB … faced 36 shots in OT loss Jan. 22 vs. NJ … posted first shutout of the season and third of his career with a 29-save effort Jan. 11 vs. VAN …stopped 27 shots in OT loss Dec. 16 at NYR … stopped 20 shots to pick up first win of the season Oct. 24 at NSH …

2001-02: Netted second NHL shutout Mar. 9 vs. VAN, making 32 saves … named runner-up for NHL Player of the Week for Dec. 31-Jan. 6 after posting 3-0-0 record, 0.78 GAA, .974 save percentage and a shutout …finished 10th in voting for Calder Memorial Trophy … posted first career shutout making 28 saves on Jan. 5 vs. FLA … named Sher-Wood AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 25 after posting a 4-0-0-0 record, 1.73 GAA and .949 save % in 4 games with Cleveland (AHL) during conditioning assignment … made career-high38 saves in 2-2 tie Oct. 20 at NYI …

PLAYOFFS: Appeared in one game and made two saves in eight minutes at COL (May 4, G2, WCS) …

2000-01: Made 1st career NHL start, stopping 22 shots and picked up 2nd win of the season Apr. 8 at ANA … recorded 1st career NHL win, stopping 12 shots in relief Mar. 29 vs. ANA …shared team shutout with Nabokov in 3-0 win vs. MTL on Mar. 12 … recalled from Kentucky Mar. 5 … posted 19-9-6 record (36 games), 2 shutouts, ranked 3rd in AHL in GAA (2.24) and T-3rd in save % (.926) at time of recall … started 2nd consecutive AHL All-Star Game … made NHL debut Oct. 24 at CAR in relief of a emporarily injured Nabokov … PLAYOFFS: made 1st career NHL playoff start and captured 1st career playoff win (also becoming the 1st Finnish-born netminder to capture a NHL postseason win) with 39 saves in Game 4 vs. STL on Apr. 17 (3-2 W) … his 39 saves in Game 4 is tied for the 5th highest total for a rookie goaltender in his 1st career playoff start … combined with Nabokov to become 1st goaltending duo since 1995 (WSH’s Jim Carey and Olaf Kolzig) to capture their 1st career playoff wins in the same series … made NHL playoff debut with 20 minutes of relief in Game 3 vs. STL on Apr. 16 …

1999-00: Finished  th in AHL GAA (2.48) and helped Kentucky capture their 1st-ever Mid-Atlantic Division title … dressed for 1st NHL game Feb. 26 vs. LA (DNP) … ranked 1st in AHL with a .927 save % and 2nd with a 2.38 GAA at time of recall … started in AHL All-Star Game for Planet/USA … posted 1st AHL shutout in 1-0 win over St. John’s, stopping 26 shots … stopped 49 of 50 shots Dec. 3 vs. Albany … made AHL debut Oct. 2 at Cincinnati …

1998-99: Led Finnish League in wins (26) and TPS to regular season and playoff  hampionship of Finnish League …rated one of top goaltenders in Finland … helped team capture Finnish League title.

INTERNATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:

2010: Played in six games, earning one shutout, at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and led Team Finland to a bronze medal 2004: Played in all six games with Finland at the World Cup helping lead his team to the finals while posting a 4-1-1 record with a 1.48 GAA, two shut-outs and a 94.0 save percentage 2001: Competed for Team Finland at World Championships held in Germany, helping club capture Silver Medal 1999: Represented Finland at World Championships in Norway 1996: Played three games with Finland at the World Junior Championships in Boston, MA 1995: Represented Finland at the World Junior Championships in Red Deer, AB posting a 2.58 GAA in two games