Weight: 179 lbs.
Born: July, 19 1977 in Montreal, Quebec
Drafted: Drafted by Pittsburgh in third round (76th overall) in the 1995 Entry Draft
Rookie Season: 1998
Career Highlights And Achievements
First NHL Game: 10/21/98 at Tampa Bay
First NHL Win: 11/5/98 at Ottawa
First NHL Shutout: 11/7/98 vs Boston
Split the season between the Penguins and Kansas City of the International Hockey League…Was 4-3-6 with the Penguins in 17 games, posting a 2.22 goals against average…Played in his first NHL game Oct. 21 at Tampa Bay…Made his first NHL start in a 4-1 loss at Edmonton Oct. 21…Picked up his first NHL win, 4-2 at Ottawa, Nov. 5…Posted the first shutout of his career Nov. 7 vs Boston in a 0-0 tie…Also posted a shutout Mar. 17, making 16 saves in a 2-0 win at Tampa Bay…Made a season-high 31 saves Apr. 1 at Ottawa in a 3-3 tie…Was 2-1-4 at home with a 1.77 GAA (372MP/11 GA) in nine games…In eight road games, was 2-2-2 with a 2.65 GAA (384MP/17 GA)…In five games vs the Atlantic Division, was 1-1-1 with a 2.69 GAA (178 MP/8 GA)…Was 5-7-(1) with Kansas City (IHL) in 13 games…Had a 3.27 GAA…Named IHL Goaltender of the Week for Feb. 1-7, going 2-0-0 with a 2.00 gaa and a .955 save percentage…Missed six games due to a strained hamstring suffered Apr. 3 vs New Jersey…PLAYOFFS: Dressed as the backup to Tom Barrasso for the last eight games…Did not dress for the first five games vs New Jersey.
Started the 1997-98 season with Syracuse of the American Hockey League…Went 2-4-1 with a 4.13 GAA in eight games with the Crunch…Was assigned to Dayton of the east Coast Hockey League Nov. 24…Led Dayton with 15 wins, 1 shutout and a 3.01 GAA…Was 1-1 with a 1.69 GAA in the ECHL playoffs…Finished the 1996-97 season with Sherbrooke of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League…Had a 1.93 GAA with Sherbrooke and appeared in one playoff game…Also played in 11 games with Laval, posting a 2-6-1 record…Started the season with Moncton…Led Moncton with nine wins, one shutout, and a 3.21 GAA…Ranked 11th in the QMJHL with a 3.57 GAA in 1995-96, appearing in 40 games with Sherbrooke…Ranked second on the team with 18 wins…Appeared in four playoff games, going 1-3…Ranked second on Sherbrooke with a 3.40 GAA in 1994-95…Tied for the team lead with one shutout and ranked second with 13 wins…Was 1-2 in three playoff games…Spends his off-season in Montreal.