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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 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

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2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 11 6 5 -3 11
K. Okposo 11 2 6 -3 8
F. Nielsen 11 3 3 -3 6
B. Nelson 11 1 4 -5 5
T. Hickey 11 1 4 -5 5
A. Quine 10 1 4 -1 5
S. Prince 11 3 1 -1 4
R. Strome 8 1 3 1 4
N. Leddy 11 1 3 1 4
N. Kulemin 11 1 3 -5 4
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
T. Greiss 5 6 2 .923 2.46
J. Berube 0 0 0 1.000 0.00
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