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Justin Peters

#35 Justin Peters

Position Goalie
Height 6'1"
Weight 210
Catches Left
Born Aug. 30, 1986
Birthplace Blyth, Ontario
Drafted CAR 2004 (2nd, 38th)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP W L O/T SO GAA SV%   GP W L O/T SO GAA SV%
2002-03 Toronto OHL   23 6 11 1 0 3.12 .905   7 1 0 0 0 1.90 .949
2003-04 Toronto OHL   53 30 16 6 4 2.65 .910   18 10 8 0 4 2.00 .922
2004-05 Toronto OHL   58 23 20 8 3 2.78 .911   10 4 4 0 0 2.86 .934
2005-06 Toronto OHL   20 10 6 2 0 3.83 .893   - - - - - - -
  Plymouth OHL   35 19 15 1 1 2.75 .921   13 6 6 0 0 3.19 .901
2006-07 Albany AHL   34 10 18 0 1 3.26 .886   - - - - - - -
  Florida ECHL   1 0 0 1 0 5.54 .786   - - - - - - -
2007-08 Florida ECHL   31 18 10 2 1 2.57 .922   - - - - - - -
  Albany AHL   11 7 3 0 0 2.70 .904   - - - - - - -
2008-09 Albany AHL   56 19 30 4 4 2.89 .908   - - - - - - -
2009-10 Carolina NHL   9 6 3 0 0 2.83 .905   - - - - - - -
  Albany AHL   47 26 18 2 1 2.54 .917   8 4 4 0 0 3.42 .896
2010-11 Carolina NHL   12 3 5 1 0 3.98 .875   - - - - - - -
2011-12 Charlotte AHL   28 10 13 2 1 2.77 .908   - - - - - - -
  Carolina NHL   7 2 3 2 1 2.48 .931   - - - - - - -
2012-13 Charlotte AHL   37 22 12 1 6 2.29 .921   - - - - - - -
  Carolina NHL   19 4 11 1 1 3.46 .891   - - - - - - -
   
AHL TOTALS   213 94 94 9 13 2.73 .909   8 4 4 0 0 3.42 .896
NHL TOTALS   47 15 22 4 2 3.32 .896   - - - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   292 127 126 17 16 2.81 .908   8 4 4 0 0 3.42 .896

Biography

Justin Peters
Of Checkers goalies who have played more than 20 games, was first all-time with a 2.50 goals-against average and .915 save percentage entering the 2013-14 season ... Was the Checkers' all-time leader with seven shutouts and also holds the single-season record with six shutouts in 2012-13 ... Was second all-time in games played (65) and wins (32) by a Checkers goaltender ... Named to the AHL All-Star Classic in 2010 and 2013 ... Signed a two-year contract with Carolina on 7/1/12 that is two-way in its first season and one-way in its second season.

Personal

Grew up idolizing goalie Patrick Roy and lists the Colorado Avalanche as his favorite team growing up … His favorite style of music is country, favorite artist is Jason Aldean and he enjoys the movie Gladiator… Other than hockey, Peters enjoys golfing and fishing in his free time ... Spends his summers in Toronto … Peters' favorite food is chicken parmesan and his favorite team outside of hockey is the Toronto Blue Jays… Peters is involved with the Ainslee Bontaine Memorial Golf Tournament.

2012-13

Completed his seventh professional season, all within the Carolina Hurricanes organization, and second with the Checkers … Set AHL career bests in goals-against average (2.29 – 8th AHL), save percentage (.921 – t-9th AHL) and shutouts (6 – t-2nd AHL) … His six shutouts set a team record for most in a single season, topping the old mark of two … His 22 wins also tied a team record … Stopped 27 of 28 shots to pick up the win in the Checkers' season opener at HOU (10/13) … Made 19 saves to record his first shutout of the season at PEO (10/28) … Stopped 33 shots in regulation and overtime and all five in the shootout to earn the win at SA (11/18) … Won five consecutive starts from 10/28-11/18 … Earned his second shutout of the season with 23 saves vs. HOU (12/15) … Stopped 28 of 29 shots vs. PEO (12/21), his fourth consecutive start in which he allowed one or fewer goals … Stopped 101 of 104 shots in five appearances from 12/11-12/21, going 4-0-0 with a 0.69 goals-against average and .971 save percentage … Posted his third shutout of the season, establishing a new single-season record for a Checkers goalie, with 23 saves at LE (1/4) … Became the first Checker to record back-to-back shutouts with 24 saves at OKC (1/11) … Recorded his third shutout in four games played with 28 saves vs. GR (1/16), giving him a 0.75 goals-against average and .973 save percentage during that time … Stopped all 41 shots he faced for his sixth shutout of the season in the Checkers' 1-0 win at ABB (2/23) … Started 13 of 15 games from 1/16-2/23 … Recalled to Carolina on 3/4 and finished the season with the Hurricanes … Made 37 saves to record the victory in his NHL season debut vs. BUF (3/5) … Posted his second career NHL shutout with 26 saves at WSH (3/12) … Made 34 saves on 35 shots to earn the win at WPG (3/30) … Stopped 28 of 30 shots to earn the win vs. BOS (4/13) … Games missed while on NHL recall: 20 (3/4-4/20).

2011-12

Completed his sixth professional season, all with the Carolina organization, and first with the Checkers … Tied for second on the team in wins (10) and shutouts (1) … Appeared in seven NHL games with the Hurricanes, going 2-3-2 with a 2.48 goals-against average and .931 save percentage … Despite making 38 saves, allowed a season-high six goals in his season debut, a 6-5 overtime loss at NOR (10/7) … Made 22 saves to pick up his first win of the season and first at the AHL level since April 10, 2010, vs. PEO (10/15) … Allowed just one goal in each of three consecutive starts from 10/21-11/11, going 1-1-0 with a 1.20 goals-against average and .964 save percentage … Won three consecutive starts from 11/20-11/27, posting a 1.88 goals-against average and .947 save percentage … Won the AHL’s Goaltender of the Month Award for November, posting a 5-1-1 record with a 1.63 goals-against average and .949 save percentage … Recalled to Carolina for the first time this season on 12/14 … Made his NHL season debut and stopped a career-high 48 shots in a loss at PIT (12/27) … Stopped 35 of 37 shots to earn his first NHL win of the season vs. SJ (2/17) … Earned his first career NHL shutout with a 17-save effort vs. WSH (2/20) … Stopped 42 of the 44 shots he faced in a 3-2 shootout loss vs. FLA (2/25) … Returned to Charlotte on 3/2 … Made 24 saves in a 2-1 overtime loss at LE (3/4), his first AHL game in nearly two months … Made 28 saves in a 5-3 win at GR (3/30) to break a 10-game winless streak at the AHL level dating back to 11/27 … Tied his season high with 38 saves in a 2-1 loss vs. ABB (4/7) … Earned his first and only shutout of the season by making 22 saves at RFD (4/10) … Won three consecutive starts from 4/10-4/14, posting a 1.30 goals-against average and .956 save percentage.

2010-11

Completed his fifth professional season and first spent entirely at the NHL level… Established a career high in NHL games played (12), going 3-5-1 with a 3.98 goals-against average… Served as backup and did not play in 70 games, including 36 of the final 37 games of the season… Saw his first action since 1/17, stopping 24 shots in a 5-2 loss at CHI (3/4)… Replaced Cam Ward at the 11:28 mark of the first, stopped 28 of 33 shots and took two minor penalties at BOS (1/17)… Earned his second consecutive victory, stopping 25 of 28 shots in a 4-3 overtime win vs. ATL (1/9)… Stopped 32 of 35 shots to earn his second win of the season at FLA (1/7)… Entered the game at FLA (12/15) at the 1:42 mark and stopped 21 of 22 shots to earn his first victory of the season… Made his first home start of the season, stopping 35 of 38 shots in a 3-2 loss vs. WSH (11/24)… Stopped 32 of 36 shots in regulation and overtime before falling in a shootout at PIT (11/19)… Made his season debut at LA (10/20), stopping 23 of 27 shots in a 4-3 loss.

2009-10

Completed his first NHL season, earning a record of 6-3-0 with a 2.83 goals-against average and .905 save percentage... Was 26-18-2 with a 2.54 goals-against average and .917 save percentage in 47 AHL games with Albany... Made 37 saves and was named first star in a 4-3 overtime victory vs. PIT (3/11)... Suffered his first NHL loss, giving up three goals on 29 shots faced at FLA (3/6)... Made 32 saves on 33 shots at TOR (3/2) to earn his third consecutive NHL victory... Recorded his career-best 20th AHL win of the season with a victory vs. Adirondack (2/20)... Made his NHL debut, stopping 34 of 35 shots to earn the victory and first-star honors at NYI (2/6)... Played in the 2010 AHL All-Star Classic in Portland, stopping nine of 11 shots for the Canadian AHL All-Stars during the second period of a 10-9 shootout victory for Canada... Played all eight of Albany’s Calder Cup Playoff games, going 4-4 with a 3.42 goals-against average... Won his professional playoff debut vs. Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (4/14)... Earned victories in four consecutive games as the River Rats swept Wilkes-Barre Scranton before being swept by Hershey.

2008-09

Spent the entire season with Albany (AHL), posting AHL-career bests in games played (56), shutouts (4) and save percentage (.908)... Was recalled to Carolina (NHL) for the first time on 12/2 and served as the Hurricanes’ backup for four games... Made an AHL-career-high 55 saves vs. Providence (11/8)... Won four consecutive AHL games from 2/7-2/13... Dropped the gloves with Alexandre Picard at Syracuse (2/28)... Made 47 saves and stopped four-of-six in the shootout for a 1-0 win at Providence (3/20)... Played in his 100th AHL game at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (4/10)... Recorded his 19th win of the season and had 15 penalty minutes for a center-ice scrap with Senators goalie Jeff Glass vs. Binghamton (4/11).

2007-08

Split the year between Albany (AHL) and Florida (ECHL)... Was 18-10-2 in the ECHL with a 2.57 goals-against average and 7-3-0 in the AHL with a 2.70 goals-against average... Began the season in Florida and was the ECHL's Goaltender of the Month for October, finishing the month unbeaten with a 0.97 goals-against average... Was named to the American Conference squad for the 2008 ECHL All-Star Game... Stopped an ECHL career high 49 shots in a 5-4 shootout win at Mississippi (12/28).

2006-07

Completed his first professional season, spending most of the year with Albany (AHL)... Was 10-8-0 with a 3.26 goals-against average and .886 save percentage in 34 games with the River Rats... Also appeared in one ECHL game with the Florida Everblades... Made his professional debut with Albany at Rochester on 10/6/06, and posted his first professional shutout for the River Rats 12/8/06.

Juniors

Played four seasons of junior hockey with St. Michael's and Plymouth, posting a record of 88-70-16 in 189 career OHL games with a 2.88 goals-against average and eight shutouts... Was second among OHL goaltenders in wins in 2003-04, posting a St. Michael's Majors modern-era franchise record with 30 victories... Was selected for the 2004 CHL Top Prospects Game... Had four shutouts during the 2004 OHL playoffs, and scored a goal in Game 7 of the Majors' first-round playoff victory against Sudbury, the only goal of his amateur or professional career... Won a bronze medal with Team Ontario during the 2003 Under-17 Canada Games, posting a 3-0 record.