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John Curry
John Curry
Goaltender
Number: 36
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 185
Catches: Left
Born: Feb 27, 1984  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Shorewood, MN, United States
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Acquired: Signed by Penguins as a free agent on July 13, 2007.
2009-10:  Appeared in one game for Pittsburgh ... Played majority of the season with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League (AHL) ... Posted a 23-19-2 record, 2.87 goals-against average, .891 save percentage and one shutout ... Recorded third consecutive 20-win season, a WBS team record.

PRO CAREER:  Has seen action in four NHL games with Pittsburgh, posting a 2-2 record, 3.79 goals-against average and .868 save percentage ... Played first career NHL game in relief appearance and notched first win Nov. 26, 2008 at NY Islanders ... Made first NHL start Nov. 28, 2008 at Buffalo ... Finished three pro seasons in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton ... Owns franchise marks for career wins (80) and wins in a single season (2008-09, 33), and became first netminder in team history to produce three straight 20-win seasons ... Set team record with 10 straight victories in 2008-09 ... In 2007-08, helped lead Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Calder Cup Finals, going 14-9 with 2.83 goals-against average in 23 playoff games … Loaned to Las Vegas (ECHL) on Oct. 18 and went 4-1 with 2.81 GAA with Wranglers … Assigned to U.S. national team for Deutschland Cup Nov. 5 … Was 1-0-1 with 1.92 GAA and .946 save percentage in two tournament games … Made 34 saves in shootout loss to Switzerland in championship game … Recorded first career AHL win in 4-3 overtime decision over Binghamton Nov. 24, 2007 … Notched first career AHL shutout with 20 saves vs. Syracuse Dec. 26 … Named to AHL All-Rookie Team.

COLLEGE:  Played four seasons at Boston University … Led nation with seven shutouts and was 17-10-8 with 2.01 goals-against average as senior in 2006-07… Finalist for 2007 Hobey Baker Award as top U.S. college player … Named RBK First-Team All-American … Named Hockey East Player of the Year and Hockey East First-Team All-Star … Received Walter Brown Award as best American-born NCAA Division I hockey player in New England … Named team MVP for three straight seasons … Was runner-up for Hockey East Player of the Year as junior in 2006 and sophomore in 2005.

 

 

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