Steve Michalek



  • DOB: 8/6/1993
  • Ht: 6-2
  • Wt: 203
  • Shoots: L
  • Years on Team: 1
  • Hometown: Hartford, CT
  • Drafted: Drafted by Minnesota Wild - round 6 #161 overall 2011 NHL Entry Draft

Career Notes: Enters his third pro season in 2017-18, his third season with Minnesota/Iowa, having re-signed a one-year, two-way contract on July 11, 2017… 2016-17: Posted an Iowa record four straight wins from Jan. 1, 2017-Feb. 12, 2017. Picked up his first career AHL shutout with 17 saves in a 1-0 win at Cleveland on Feb. 4, 2017… 2015-16: Split the season between Iowa and Quad City, starting the first half of the year with the Mallards and the back half of the season with Iowa. Named ECHL Rookie of the Month in October after going 2-1-2 with a 1.95 GAA and a .933 SV % for QC. Named ECHL Goaltender of the Week for Nov. 16-22 after posting a 2-0-0 mark with a 1.50 GAA and a .957 SV %. Made his AHL debut on Jan. 30, 2016 vs. Charlotte, stopping 32 of 33 for a 5-1 win, also penalized for fighting Charlotte goalie Daniel Altshuller. Picked up his third straight win with 35 saves in a 4-2 win at home versus Grand Rapids on Feb.12, 2016. Made a then career-high 39 saves in a 3--0 loss at Grand Rapids on Feb. 27, 2016. Received his first NHL call-up to Minnesota on Apr. 18, 2016 – joining the NHL club as a Black Ace for the Stanley Cup Playoffs…2014-15: Started all 37 games and made 1,029 saves, setting new Harvard goaltender records. His 21 wins are tied for second most in one year for a goaltender at Harvard. Named ECAC Goaltender of the Month in November and March. Earned Eberly Award for top goaltender at the Beanpot. All-Ivy League honorable mention. Recognized as ECAC Goaltender of the Week on Nov. 25. Recorded a Beanpot and Harvard record of 63 saves against Boston University in the tournament's opening round on Feb. 3. 2013-14: Started 15 games for the Crimson, finishing the season with a 2.47 GAA and .921 save percentage. Had his first two career shutouts in just three games against Dartmouth with 21 stops on Feb. 7 and versus Clarkson with 32 stops on Feb. 14. 2012-13: Played the bulk of the season with Cedar Rapids of the USHL… 2011-12: Named to All-Ivy League second team. Appeared in 24 games for Harvard and was named to the ECAC All-Rookie team as a freshman.

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