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Mathieu Garon
Mathieu Garon
Goaltender
Number: 32
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 198
Catches: Right
Born: 9 Jan 1978
Birthplace: Chandler, QC, Canada
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Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Edmonton on July 3, 2007.
Drafted: MTL / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (44th overall)
- Has earned a point in four of his past five games, going 2-1-2 during that stretch
- Returned from the IR on Mar. 12 after missing three games with a lower body injury
- Left the game in the second period with a lower body injury on Mar. 4 at PIT
- Won his season debut, making 35 saves on 36 shots in a 4-1 win on Jan. 22 at CAR
- Dating back to last season, has posted a 17-12-3 record over his past 33 starts











Last Game: Jan. 9/09 vs San Jose (No Dec. in L. 4-1; 39:57, 1 GA, 21 SHA, 20 SVS)br>Montreal's 2nd choice, 44th overall, in 1996 NHL Entry Draft.
CAREER OILERS STATS: 61 GP, 31-26-1, 2.80 GAA, 4 SHO, 3413 MIN, 159 GA
CAREER NHL STATS: 199 GP, 91-82-13, 2.82 GAA, 14 SHO, 10973 MIN, 516 GA
CAREER PENALTY SHOTS: Stopped 5 of 7, including 1 of 3 as an Oiler. Last - Oct. 12/08 vs Colorado (Milan Hejduk scored at 10:00 of 3rd period)br>Last Win: Dec. 5/08 at Los Angeles (W. 5-4 SO; 65:00, 4 GA, 36 SHA, 32 SVS)br>Last Loss: Dec. 30/08 vs Ottawa (L. 3-2; 58:29, 3 GA, 25 SHA, 22 SVS)br>Last Shutout: Feb. 4/08 vs Calgary (W. 5-0; 24 saves)br>Last Shootout: Dec. 5/08 at Los Angeles (Won 5-4; 2-3 saves-shots)br>
2008-09 RECORD: 5-8-0 (Home 3-4-0; Away 2-4-0; Overtime 1-0)br>Starts: 12 (5-7-0); Relief Appearances: 2 (0-1-0)br>SHOOTOUT RECORD: 2008-09: 1-0 (2 Saves - 3 Attempts; .667 save pct.)br>Career: 16-4 (56 Saves - 69 Attempts; .667 save pct.)br>Season Highs
- Goals: 6, Oct. 25 at Vancouver (L. 6-3)br>- Shots: 36, Dec. 5 at Los Angeles (W. 5-4 SO)br>- Saves: 33, Oct. 15 at Anaheim (W. 3-2)br>- Is 5-8-0 with 3.36 GAA (41 GA, 754:44 MIN) & .889 save pct. (369 SHA-328 SVS) in 14 GP.
- Relieved Dwayne Roloson at start of 2nd period vs SJ (Jan. 9), allowing 1 GA on 21 shots.
- Made 1st start since Dec. 16 in a 3-2 loss (22 saves) vs OTT (Dec. 30).
- Suffered 9-2 loss vs Chicago (Dec. 16), allowing 5 GA on 21 shots before being relieved by Dwayne Roloson at 12:26 of 2nd period.
- Had a two-game winning streak (2-0-0; Dec. 3-5) ended with 2-0 loss vs Florida (Dec. 11).
- Won 5-4 SO at LAK (Dec. 5). Was his first shootout win of season and is now 11-0 in shootouts as an Oiler.
- Made 23 saves in 5-2 win vs Dallas (Dec. 3) for his 4th win of season. The win ended a five-game losing streak (0-5-0; Oct. 23-Nov. 20) & the game was his first since Nov. 20 at Detroit & first start since Nov. 6 at Pittsburgh.
- Relieved Dwayne Roloson vs Detroit (Nov. 20) for 1st appearance since Nov. 6 at Pittsburgh & suffered the loss in a 4-3 defeat.
- Needs 9 wins for 100th career NHL victory & 1 GP for 200th NHL game.
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