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Cristobal Huet
Cristobal Huet
Goaltender
(hew-AY, KRIHS-toh-bahl)
Number: 39
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 205
Catches: Left
Born: Sep 3, 1975
Birthplace: St-martin-d'hères, France
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent 7/1/08.
Drafted: LAK / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 7th (214th overall)


Playoffs: Made his postseason debut on May 22 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final against Detroit, backstopping Chicago to the overtime win with six saves on six shots in 21:52 of relief work.

Regular Season: Recorded the second 20-win season of his career, notching a 20-15-3 mark with a 2.53 goals-against average and a .909 save percentage in 41 appearances ... Shared the team lead with three shutouts (Dec. 10 against Ottawa, Jan. 6 at Phoenix and Feb. 19 at Florida) ... Held opponents to two or fewer goals 24 times, which includes 14 with one or fewer ... Recorded a career and team season high 48 saves while facing a career and team season high 51 shots in a 4-3 shootout win on Nov. 1 at Columbus ... Earned his first win as a member of the Blackhawks on Oct. 19 against Vancouver ... Made his Blackhawks debut on Oct. 10 in a 4-2 loss against the New York Rangers (25 saves ) ... Posted a 2-2 mark in the shootout this season, thwarting seven of 12 attempts (.583).

Stanley Cup Playoff Experience: This marks his third career postseason appearance with his third different team ... Made his postseason debut in 2006 with Montreal, notching a 2-4 mark with a 2.33 goals-against average ... Appeared in seven tilts with Washington last year, notching a 3-4 record with a 2.93 goals against average.