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Ondrej Pavelec | Goalie | #31

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/31/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 212
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 2 (41) / WPG
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Ondrej Pavelec allowed two goals on 22 shots in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the New York Islanders.
Pavelec and the Rangers went into the first intermission with a 1-0 lead, but they allowed the Islanders to score a pair of goals in the second frame. Pavelec has now a 4-9-1 record with a 3.05 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage this season. He's dropped each of his last two games. The pending unrestricted free agent will likely be looking for a backup job with a new team this off-season. Apr 5 - 9:46 PM

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Ondrej Pavelec will be the Rangers' starter on Thursday.

Barring something unexpected happening, that will be Pavelec's final start of the 2017-18 campaign. He has a 4-8-1 record, 3.12 GAA, and .910 save percentage in 18 contests this season.
Apr 4 - 3:18 PM

Ondrej Pavelec allowed six goals on 49 shots in Friday's 7-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Rangers went into the first intermission with a 1-0 lead, but they allowed the Bolts to score five unanswered goals in the second and third periods. Pavelec now owns a 4-8-1 record with a 3.12 goals-against-average and a .910 save percentage this season. This may have been his last game as a member of the Rangers.
Mar 30 - 10:45 PM

Ondrej Pavelec will be the Rangers' starter on Friday.

Due to a knee injury, this will be Pavelec's first start since Feb. 9. He has a 4-7-1 record, 2.90 GAA, and .913 save percentage in 17 games this season.
Mar 30 - 1:09 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (knee) is available for Thursday's game.

Pavelec will be eased into the lineup by serving as the backup goaltender. He last appeared in a game on Feb. 9.
Mar 21 - 2:07 PM

Ondrej Pavelec (knee) practiced for the first time on Monday.

Pavelec has been out of action since February 9 and has been passed on the depth charts by Alexandar Georgiev. It appears that he will not play again this season and his career as a Ranger could be over.
Source: NY Post
Mar 20 - 8:57 AM

Ondrej Pavelec (knee) faced some shots during Wednesday's morning skate.

Pavelec hasn't been able to play since Feb. 9 due to a sprained MCL. He was originally projected to miss two-to-three weeks, but obviously he's needed more time to recover. It's not clear when he'll be able to return.
Source: NY Post
Mar 15 - 9:43 AM

Ondrej Pavelec will be sidelined for two-to-three weeks due to a sprained MCL.

Pavelec was hurt on Friday against Calgary and Alexandar Georgiev is currently up with the Rangers to serve as Henrik Lundqvist's understudy.
Feb 11 - 11:54 AM

Ondrej Pavelec could be out for a while after suffering a knee injury Friday against the Flames.

Pavelec's replacement Alexandar Georgiev was not an emergency recall, rather just a regular call up and that does not bode well for the status of Pavelec. He is 4-7-1 with a 3.01 GAA and a .910 save percentage in 16 games this season.
Source: NY Post
Feb 11 - 8:29 AM

Ondrej Pavelec suffered a knee injury in Friday's game against the Calgary Flames.

The Rangers have already announced that he won't be returning to Friday night's game. Henrik Lundqvist is now between the pipes for New York. An update on Pavelec will likely be provided after the game.
Feb 9 - 8:08 PM

Ondrej Pavelec will get the start in Friday's game against the Calgary Flames.

Starter Henrik Lundqvist had been pulled in three of the last five games, so the Rangers have decided to give him the night off. Pavelec owns a 4-7-1 record with a 3.01 goals-against-average and a .911 save percentage this season.
Feb 9 - 6:20 PM

Ondrej Pavelec allowed five goals on 28 shots in a 6-5 win over the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night.

This is the second straight start that Pavelec has allowed five goals, but he got the victory this time around. He has posted a 4-7-1 record this season with a 3.15 GAA and a .907 save percentage.
Jan 26 - 1:34 AM

Ondrej Pavelec will be the Rangers' starter on Thursday.

This is Pavelec's first start since he allowed five goals on 19 shots in a 7-2 loss to the Islanders on Jan. 13. He has a 3-7-1 record, 2.96 GAA, and .914 save percentage in 12 contests this season.
Jan 25 - 4:43 PM

Ondrej Pavelec was pulled after allowing five goals on 19 shots in a 7-2 loss to the New York Islanders.

Pavelec lasted just 26:51 before being pulled for Henrik Lundqvist. The Rangers are back in action tomorrow against the Pittsburgh Penguins and we'd expect to see King Henrik in goal. Pavelec has now lost two straight games, dropping his record to 3-6-1 with a 2.97 goals against average and a .915 save percentage.
Jan 13 - 4:06 PM

Ondrej Pavelec led the New York Rangers out of the tunnel ahead of this afternoon's matchup with the New York Islanders.

The Rangers are starting a back-to-back and have decided to give Pavelec the opportunity to start it off with a victory. He has a 3-5-1 record this season with a 2.55 goals against average and a .926 save percentage.
Jan 13 - 12:32 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mika Zibanejad
2Kevin Hayes
3Filip Chytil
4Lias Andersson
5Peter Holland
LW1Chris Kreider
2Vladislav Namestnikov
3Ryan Spooner
4Jimmy Vesey
5Cody McLeod
6Matt Beleskey
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Pavel Buchnevich
3Jesper Fast
4Ville Meskanen
5Vinni Lettieri
D1Kevin Shattenkirk
2Brady Skjei
3Neal Pionk
4Marc Staal
5Tony DeAngelo
6Fredrik Claesson
7Brendan Smith
8Rob O'Gara
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Alexandar Georgiev