Alex Stalock



  • DOB: 7/28/1987
  • Ht: 6-0
  • Wt: 185
  • Shoots: L
  • Hometown: South St. Paul, MN

Career Notes: Enters his eighth professional season in 2016-17 after signing a one-year, two-way agreement with Minnesota on July 1, 2016…2015-16: Finished the season with Toronto after he was traded from San Jose on Feb. 27, 2016. The Sharks acquired goalie James Reimer and forward Jeremy Morin in exchange for Stalock, a conditional fourth round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft and forward Ben Smith. Assigned to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) on Feb. 29. Spent the bulk of the season as a back-up to Martin Jones in San Jose, appearing in 13 games. He also played in the AHL with San Jose and Toronto, making a total of 18 appearances…2014-15: Spent the entire season in the NHL with San Jose, playing in 22 games, the second most NHL appearances in a single season for his career. He tied an NHL career high with two shutouts… 2013-14: Re-signed with San Jose on a one-year contract. Made his first NHL start on Oct. 27, stopping 38 shots in a 5-2 San Jose win over Ottawa. Recorded his first NHL shutout in a 3-0 win over Florida on Jan. 16, 2014. Recorded the longest shutout streak in Sharks history, surpassing Evgeni Nabakov with a string of 178:55 without allowing a goal. Played in an NHL career high 24 games for the Sharks, posting highs for wins, G.A.A and SV%, as well as tying a career high for shutouts. Made his Stanley Cup playoff debut on Apr. 28, 2014 vs. the Los Angeles Kings… 2012-13: Spent the majority of the season with the AHL’s Worcester Sharks, making 38 appearances. Also played in a pair of games for the NHL Sharks... 2011-12: Was sidelined until Jan. 21, 2012 when he returned from an injury suffered during the 2010-11 season. He was limited to 11 total appearances between Worcester (AHL), Peoria (AHL) and Stockton (ECHL) as he continued his rehabilitation.  2010-11: On Feb. 1, 2011 he made his NHL debut in a relief effort for San Jose – stopping nine shots for his first NHL win, a 5-3 Sharks victory over the Phoenix Coyotes (now Arizona). He relieved Antti Niemi halfway through the game with San Jose trailing 3-0. Shortly after, he was returned to the Sharks AHL affiliate in Worcester he suffered a severe and career-threatening injury. On Feb. 4, Manchester’s Dwight King accidently stepped on the back of Stalock’s leg, severing a nerve behind his left knee. He was sidelined for nearly an entire year after surgery and would not return until 2012… 2009-10: As a rookie, he made 61 appearances for the AHL’s Sharks, posting career highs for wins, shutouts and minutes played. Led AHL in wins and set a rookie record for wins. Selected to AHL All-Rookie Team and to the 2010 AHL All-Star Game. Named to The Hockey News East All-Rookie Team. Second in the AHL in minutes played and fourth in saves (1,522). 2008-09: Established UMD team records for goals-against average (11th in nation), save percentage (.924 — 13th) and shutouts. Led the WCHA in intra-conference goals-against average (2.39). Led the nation in minutes played. Selected to the All-WCHA First Team. Named to the ACHA/Reebok All-America West Team. Led the Bulldogs to their first WCHA playoff championship in 24 years and helped the team to the NCAA West Regional Finals. Finished his collegiate career with school records for goals-against average (2.48), save percentage (.910) and shutouts (nine)…2007-08: Appeared in 36 of team’s 39 games. Finished 23rd in the nation in goals-against average and ninth in minutes played…2006-07: Led team in games played. Led all WCHA freshmen goaltenders in all major categories. Named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team. Led NCAA goaltenders with four assists…2005-06: Named the USHL’s Player of the Week on Sept. 27. Finished the regular season leading the USHL in wins and save percentage (.931). T-3rd in shutouts and sixth in goals-against average. Attended development camp for the U.S. World Jr. Team. Selected as one of the goaltenders to represent the U.S. in the Viking Cup. Earned an assist, leading Team USA to a third place finish. Named USHL Goaltender of the Month for November. Named the USHL’s Top Goaltender of the Year and to the RbK All-USHL First Team. Playoffs: Led all goaltenders in shots faced (281), fourth in save percentage (.918) and seventh in goals-against average… 2004-05: Made USHL debut with Cedar Rapids. Playoffs: Named USHL’s Clark Cup Playoffs Most Valuable Player. Other: Acquired from Sioux Falls in July 2004 in exchange for a second round pick in the 2005 USHL Draft. Originally selected by Sioux Falls in the second round of the May 2004 USHL Draft (13th overall)… 2003-04: Backstopped South St. Paul High to semifinal of 2004 Minnesota Class A State Tournament and was named to All-Tournament Team for his efforts. Posted 2.00 goals-against average and .920 save percentage in six games at USA Hockey Select 17 Festival in July 2004.

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