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Alexander Salak
Alexander Salak
Goaltender
(suh-LAK)
Number: 53
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 189
Catches: Left
Born: Jan 5, 1987
Birthplace: Strakonice, Czech Republic
Acquired: From FLA with M. Frolik for J. Skille, H. Jessiman and D. Pacan on 2/9/11

2010-11: Appeared in 33 regular-season matchups with Farjestads BK of the Swedish Elite League … Ranked second among league netminders with a 1.97 goals-against average and a .926 save percentage … Posted career highs in both categories, as well as shutouts (7), as he helped lead the club to the 2011 Swedish Elitserien championship.

2009-10: Split time between FLA and the American Hockey League’s Rochester Americans … Posted a record of 0-1-0 while appearing in two regular-season tilts with FLA … Made his National Hockey League debut at CAR on Oct. 9, making five saves in a relief appearance … Stopped 29 of 33 shots on Dec. 3 at WSH … Accrued a record of 29-14-0 in 50 regular-season contests with Rochester … Recorded a .910 SV% and a 2.89 GAA in 2,557 minutes of time on ice with the club … Was named an AHL All-Star during his first professional campaign … Posted his only shutout of the season against Syracuse on Oct. 25, stopping 34 shots … Stopped 41 of 44 shots on Nov 27 against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton … Made a season-high 53 saves at Binghamton on Feb. 6 … Registered a record of 0-1-0 in two Calder Cup Playoffs contests, posting a .884 SV% while making 43 saves.

2008-09: Accrued a 2.40 GAA and a .923 SV% in 52 regular-season tilts with TPS Turku of SM-liiga in Finland… Posted a record of 20-20-9 and four shutouts with the club … Notched a 4-4-0 record in eight postseason contests with a GAA of 1.96.

2007-08: Registered a .915 SV% and a 2.59 GAA in 31 regular-season appearances with TPS Turku.