Halak was a Buffalo Sabre for one game, he sat on the bench holding a clipboard, before being dealt to the Capitals on Wednesday. Halak was not given a chance to make his Caps debut on Thursday, but it will come on Saturday vs. Phoenix. Halak was 24-9-4 with a 2.23 GAA and .917 SV% in St. Louis, but the Caps defense is noticeably less talented.
The Sabres have traded Jaroslav Halak and a third-round pick to the Capitals for Michal Neuvirth and Rostislav Klesla.
Halak has gone 24-9-4 with a 2.23 GAA and .917 SV% with the Blues this season. He will go to the Capitals, a team he single handedly shutdown the Capitals in the 2010 playoffs. He will battle with Braden Holtby for crease time.
We may never get the chance to see Halak in a Sabres uniform. There are talks that Halak will be traded again after just being acquired in the Ryan Miller trade on Friday. If Halak is not playing, look for Jhonas Enroth to get the start in goal.
The Sabres have traded Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to the Blues for Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart prospect William Carrier, a first-round draft pick in 2015 and a third-round draft pick in 2016.
Halak, 28, has played 40 games for the Blues, posting a 24-9-4 record with a .917 save percentage and 2.23 goals against average. He has four shutouts this season, tied for second in the NHL, and is best known for leading the Montreal Canadiens to the Eastern Conference finals in 2010.
Halak stopped 34 of 35 shots in a 1-0 loss to the Canucks on Wednesday. It was a good return for Halak, who had a rough time in Sochi. The stellar outing earned him a shot at redemption tonight in Anaheim. The first time he faced the Ducks he was pulled just 7:29 into the game after allowing three goals on eight shots.
Halak had an ugly Olympics, but with that behind him, he will look to pick-up where he left off with St. Louis. He had won four of his last six while posting a 2.00 GAA and .938 SV%. He lost his only other start vs. the Canucks this season, 3-2 in OT way back on Oct. 25.
Halak was yanked after giving up five goals on 25 shots in Thursday's blowout loss to the United States. Peter Budaj didn't do any better allowing two on eight shots, so Slovakia will return to Halak as they need a win over Anze Kopitar and Slovenia this morning.
Halak was 3-3 at the 2010 Olympics with a 2.41 goals-against average en route to fourth place finish, the best ever for Slovakia at the Olympics. Halak is 24-8-4 with a 2.26 GAA and .915 SV% with St. Louis this season. Today he will face Blues teammates David Backes, T.J. Oshie and Kevin Shattenkirk.
Halak gave up four goals on 31 shots in a 5-4 shootout loss to the Senators on Tuesday. After losing two in row, Halak gets a tough matchup tonight when he faces the Bruins. In his first outing vs. the B's he stopped 29 of 31 shots in 3-2 shootout win.
Halak gave up two goals on 30 shots in a loss to the Hurricanes on Friday. He finished January at 6-2-0 with a 1.70 GAA and .939 SV%. It was an extremely good month for the Slovakian Olympian, who has seen the vast majority of starts over Brian Elliott lately. Roll him out vs. the Senators with confidence.
Halak stopped all 23 shots he faced in a 3-0 shutout win over the Devils on Tuesday. It was his third straight victory and fourth shutout of the season. During his three-game winning streak he has registered a 1.31 GAA and .957 SV%. He heads into Carolina with a 11-3-1 record away from home this year.
Halak allowed three goals on 36 shots in Saturday's 4-3 shootout win over the Islanders. Halak has won three starts in a row with a 1.62 GAA and .947 SV%. Tuesday he will start against the Devils who lit he and Brian Elliott up last Tuesday.
Halak stopped 34 of 35 shots in a win over the Rangers on Thursday. It was his fourth win in his last five starts with a 1.20 GAA, .958 SV% and one shutout. This afternoon he meets an Islanders team who is pretty dangerous offensively.
Halak allowed four goals on 14 shots after replacing Brian Elliott on Tuesday. It was a rough night all around for the Blues, but that likely won't become a trend. On Thursday, Halak will take on a Rangers squad who have won six of their last eight games while outscoring their opponents 23-14.
Halak allowed three goals on 30 shots in a loss to the Kings on Thursday. Halak was out-duelled by Jonathan Quick, but will climb back in net on Monday in Detroit. In 12 starts on the road this season Halak is 8-3-1 with a 2.13 GAA and .921 SV%. Brian Elliott usually faces the Red Wings, but they will give Halak a shot tomorrow.