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Jeff Zatkoff
Jeff Zatkoff
(ZAT-kawf, JEHF)
Number: 37
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 179
Catches: Left
Born: Jun 9, 1987  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Detroit, MI, United States
Drafted: LAK / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (74th overall)
In 2014-15, Zatkoff combined with WBS goaltender Matt Murray to win the AHL's Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award, given to the duo that allows the fewest goals in the regular season. Won his 1st career postseason start in Game 1 vs. NYR (made 35 saves). Zatkoff became the first Penguins goaltender to win his playoff debut in exactly 25 years. On April 13, 1991, Frank Pietrangelo earned a Game 6 victory to help Pittsburgh extend its opening round series against New Jersey en route to its first Stanley Cup. Stopped 42 shots (2nd most this season) in 3-2 OT win over FLA Feb. 6. Made consecutive starts for 1st time in career on Dec. 16 & 18 vs. BOS. Stopped 1st career penalty shot on EDM's Benoit Pouliot Nov. 28. Started and won in his season debut on Oct. 29 vs. BUF. He made a career-high 50 saves on 53 shots and came one save shy of tying the franchise mark for most saves in a single game (51 saves; Tom Barrasso). NHL Playoffs Career Info: Highs: Saves: 35 Shots: 37

CCHA Second All-Star Team (2008) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (2013) (shared with Brad Thiessen) Harry ``Hap'' Holmes Memorial Award (AHL fewest goals against) (2015) (shared with Matt Murray) Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 1, 2012.
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