Tuesday, January 27, 2009

So...you wanna be an all-star goalie?

One all-star weekend

Two all-star games

12 goalies

45 goals allowed (not including two empty netters or two shootout goals)

192 shots faced

combined .766 save percentage

Best performance...Mike Brodeur (AHL/Team Canada), 13 saves on 15 shots faced (6.00, .867)

Worst performance...Tyler Weiman (AHL/Team Canada), 8 saves on 15 shots (21.00, .563)

Fastest three goals/one team, NHL division: West All Stars -- 2:07 (Rick Nash, Milan Hejduk, Sheldon Souray against Henrik Lundqvist)

Fastest three goals/one team, AHL division: Planet USA -- 1:18 (Jeff Taffe, Ryan Potulny, Jonas Junland against Tyler Weiman)

Number of skaters that scored goals: 36 (of 74 total skaters)

Number of skaters with multiple-goal games: 8

Number of skaters with hat-tricks: 2

Number of skaters with at least one point: 54

Number of skaters without a shot on goal: 11

Number of forwards without a shot on goal: 2 (for the record, Mike Modano and Ryan Getzlaf, both for the West squad in the NHL all-star game)

The kind of weekend that could ruin a goalie's sleep for a month.