Pavelec left Tuesday’s game with a lower-body injury and did not return.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 14 shots before exiting yesterday’s loss vs. the Wild with a lower-body injury. After the game head coach Paul Maurice did not have an update on Pavelec, but expect Connor Hellebuyck to start on Friday regardless of Pavelec’s status.
Pavelec surrendered four goals on 27 shots in the Jets’ loss in Colorado on Saturday. Despite allowing three-plus goals in all seven of his starts since being called-up, Pavelec will start for the eighth time in nine games. He has a 3.34 GAA and .895 SV% so far and will be in tough tonight vs. Minnesota.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 42 shots in the Jets’ win in Dallas on Thursday. Pavelec has won two in a row while allowing a combined six goals on 69 shots (.913 SV%). Pavelec has won four of his six starts since being called-up, but has allowed at least three goals (3.21 GAA) in each of those six starts.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 27 shots in the Jets’ win in St. Louis on Tuesday. Pavelec has won three of his five starts since being called-up, but has allowed at least three goals in all five starts. He hasn’t been great, but the Jets are averaging a whopping 4.20 goals per game in front of him.
Pavelec allowed four goals on 26 shots in the Jets’ loss to the Sharks last Tuesday. Connor Hellebuyck started on Thursday, but they’ll come back to Pavelec after the All-Star break. Pavelec has posted a 3.31 GAA and .894 SV% since returning to the Jets and will be in tough in St. Louis this evening.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 37 shots in the Jets’ win over the Blues on Saturday. Pavelec has won each of his first two starts since being recalled from Manitoba (AHL). He has allowed a combined six goals on 70 shots (.914 SV%) and will make his third consecutive start tonight. Anaheim comes in having won five of their last seven.
Pavelec allowed three goals on 33 shots in the Jets’ win over the Coyotes on Wednesday. Pavelec allowed a goal on the first shot that he faced, but was able to settle in to earn his first win of the season. Despite a solid season debut, Pavelec draws a tougher test this afternoon with Vladimir Tarasenko and the Blues in town.
Pavelec was sent to the Manitoba Moose (AHL) at the start of the season and was recalled on Tuesday to try and patch up the Jets’ crease. The veteran netminder has gone 8-7-2 with a 2.78 GAA and .917 SV% in 18 games with Manitoba and tonight he makes his season debut vs. the Coyotes. Pavelec has appeared in 371 career NHL games and posted a .907 career SV%.
The Jets have recalled Ondrej Pavelec from Manitoba (AHL).
The Jets’ duo of Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson have combined for the league’s fifth worst goals against average (3.06). The Jets have recalled Pavelec in an attempt to stop the bleeding and provide the crease with some stability. the 29-year-old has gone 8-7-2 with a 2.78 GAA and .917 SV% in 18 games with Manitoba this season. In 33 games with the Jets last year, Pavelec went 13-13-4 with a 2.78 GAA and .904 SV%.
Pavelec cleared waivers and will be assigned to Manitoba (AHL).
Pavelec has been replaced by Connor Hellebuyck, who will share the crease with Michael Hutchinson to start 2016-17. Pavelec heads to Manitoba where he will likely serve as their starter and provide goaltending depth incase Hellebuyck or Hutchinson get hurt or struggle.
It was only a matter of time before Pavelec was placed on waivers. The veteran netminder is in the final year of a deal that carries a $3.9 million cap hit and he was badly outplayed by the future of the Jets’ crease, Connor Hellebuyck. They had to make room for the young netminder and Pavelec was the obvious casualty. There is little chance that he is claimed and there are rumblings that he may not report to Manitoba (AHL) if he does in fact clear.