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Patrick Ehelechner
Patrick Ehelechner
Goaltender  - PIT
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 176
Catches: Left
Born: Sep 23, 1984  (Age 31)
Birthplace: Rosenheim, Germany
Acquired: From San Jose with Nils Ekman for a 2007 second-round pick on July 20, 2006.
Drafted: SJS / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (139th overall)
2006-07: Appeared in six games with Duisburg of the German League…Played 244 minutes and allowed 28 goals for a 6.89 goals-against average.

2005-06: Spent the season with Mannheim and Duisburg of the German League…Appeared in 26 games with Duisburg and posted a 7-11-5 record and a .3.62 goals-against average as well as a .898 save percentage…Also had two shutouts…Appeared in one game for Mannheim and went 0-1-0.

2004-05: Finished season tied for sixth in GAA and in top 10 for wins, SV% and SO…Won three consecutive games from 12/10-12/16/04…Named to the OHL All-Star Team on 1/20/05…Collected a 23-14-11 record…Posted a 4-3 record with a 2.83 GAA and a .904 save percentage vs. Brampton in the playoffs… Named to the OHL All-Star Team

2003-04: Played first season of North American hockey with Sudbury (OHL)… Appeared in 56 games with Sudbury and had a 22-26-6 record… 12th in GAA in OHL (2.87), 5th in save percentage (.915), 10th in wins (22) and shutouts (3)…Named to OHL Second All-Star Team…Won Canada’s Post Cup Central Division for the Three Star program for February … Sudbury’s nominee for the Red Tilson Trophy, given to the most outstanding player during the regular season as voted by the OHL writers and broadcasters and the Emms Family Award, presented to the top first year player as selected by OHL general managers… Winner of Sudbury’s Molson Cup, Playoff MVP, Season MVP and Rookie of the Year…Selected by Sudbury in the first round (6th overall) in the 2003 CHL Import Draft…Playoffs:  Had a 2.15 GAA (4th in OHL) in seven playoff games with two shutouts…Named Best Goaltender in IIHF World Jr., Group A Tournament… Led Team Germany to Group A championship, earning a berth in the main World Jr. tournament in 2005… Led all Group A goaltenders with a .924 save percentage…Named No. 1 star in last 2 games vs. Slovenia and Kazahkstan…

2002-03: Appeared in four games with Hannover of the German League…Had a 5.92 GAA and a .809 SV%…Represented Team Germany at the World Junior Championships in Nova Scotia and posted a 1.57 GAA and a shutout in 3 appearances…

2001-02: Posted a 3.03 GAA and a .895 GAA in eight games with Hannover…Played in two games for Landshut and had a 1-1-0 record and a 2.77 GAA… Represented country at World Under-18 Championships and had a 3.83 GAA in 7 games


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