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Zachary Fucale
North American Goalie
Halifax, QMJHL
Final Rank:  1 Midterm Rank:  1
Position:  Goaltender Catches:  Left
Height:  6' 1" Weight:  181
Born:  May 28, 1995 Hometown:  Rosemere, QC
Birthplace:  Laval, QC, CAN
Drafted:  MTL (2nd Round / 36th Overall)
• He posted a 16-1-0 record in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs before backstopping Halifax to its first Memorial Cup. Fucale tied for the tournament lead with a .902 save percentage in four games (3-1-0) and was named to the tournament All-Star team.

• In 2012-13, Fucale led all QMJHL goaltenders with 45 wins (45-5-2-1) and was second overall with a 2.14 goals-against average.

• On Feb. 17, 2013, he became the Mooseheads’ all-time franchise leader with his 69th career win, surpassing Stanley Cup winner Jean-Sebastien Giguere (69 wins in 152 career games). He also became the fastest 17-year-old to reach 50 career wins in the QMJHL. Fucale finished the season with 77 career wins in 113 games.

• In 2011-12, he was selected as Halifax’s Top Rookie, Academic Player of the Year and co-MVP (alongside fellow prospect Nathan McKinnon) as well as named the Fans’ Choice. With 32 wins in his first year, he also was named to the QMJHL All-Rookie Team.

• In 2011-12, Fucale set the QMJHL record for wins by a 16-year-old netminder (28), finishing the season with a 32-18-2-4 record. Ranking second in wins among QMJHL goaltenders, Fucale was named the League’s Defensive Player of the Year and to the League’s All-Rookie Team. He also was chosen as Halifax’s co-MVP (with top prospect Nathan MacKinnon).

• Fucale recorded four wins, including a shutout in the championship game, to lead Team Canada to a gold medal at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament. He also played alongside Halifax teammate Jonathan Drouin (No. 3-ranked North American skater) at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, competing in all of Team Quebec’s games.

NEWS

FUCALE HAS LOOK OF AN NHL PLAYER (click here)

HALIFAX’S FUCALE STEALING SOME OF THE DRAFT SPOTLIGHT (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team: Montreal Canadiens
NHL player: Carey Price
Video game: NHL 13
Movie: Rush Hour 3
TV show: The Big Bang Theory
Actor: Zach Galifianakis
Website: YouTube
Pump-up song: “Ladi Dadi (Tommy Trash Remix)” – Steve Aoki
Restaurant: The Keg
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Breakfast food: Waffles
Superhero: Iron Man

 Statistics
Season
Team
League
GP
GAA
Min
SO
Sv%
2011-2012
HALIFAX
QMJHL
58
3.16
3,249
2
.892
2012-2013
HALIFAX
QMJHL
55
2.35
3,162
2
.909
2013-2014
CAN (2014 World Junior Championship)
ITLTOUR
5
2.42
298
0
.902
2013-2014
HALIFAX
QMJHL
50
2.26
2,917
6
.907




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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 53 40 9 4 175 120 84
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 NYI 53 29 18 6 150 131 64
5 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
6 BOS 54 29 19 6 159 148 64
7 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 PHI 53 24 20 9 127 138 57
12 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
13 OTT 56 25 25 6 157 173 56
14 CBJ 56 22 28 6 140 173 50
15 BUF 55 21 28 6 125 151 48
16 TOR 53 19 25 9 122 149 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 50 20 23 -2 43
K. Okposo 51 15 28 -9 43
F. Nielsen 53 15 19 -1 34
B. Nelson 53 20 11 -1 31
M. Grabovski 53 9 16 3 25
A. Lee 53 9 15 0 24
J. Bailey 52 9 15 4 24
N. Leddy 53 3 21 -7 24
R. Strome 42 6 15 -4 21
C. Cizikas 53 5 12 5 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 13 11 4 .918 2.27
T. Greiss 15 6 2 .929 2.24
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