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Yann Danis
Yann Danis
(DAN-ihs, YAN)
Number: 34
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 185
Catches: Left
Born: Jun 21, 1981
Birthplace: Lafontaine, QC, Canada
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Acquired: Signed by the Islanders as a free agent on July 2, 2008

Led the Islanders in goals-against average (2.86) and save percentage (.910)...Established new career highs in games played (31), minutes (1,760), saves (849), wins (10) and shutouts (2)...Made career-high 40 saves to earn first shutout of the season on Feb. 21 vs. New Jersey...Recorded season-high 149:08 shutout sequence from Feb. 18-Feb. 25...Stopped 31 shots for second shutout of the season on Feb. 28 vs. Buffalo...Tied career high with 40 saves on Mar. 8 vs. Phoenix...Went 7-3-0 with a 2.26 goals-against average and .924 save percentage in 10 games with Bridgeport (AHL).

2007-08: Spent entire season with Hamilton (AHL)...Posted an 11-19-4 record, with a 3.28 goals-against average and .893 save percentage.

2006-07: Appeared in 30 games with Hamilton (AHL)...Became the Bulldogs’ all-time franchise leader with 48 career wins...Won three consecutive starts (Jan. 19-26), stopping 74-of-78 shots in that span...Recorded a 39-save shutout on Apr. 7.

2005-06: Named co-MVP of the 2006 Reebok Hockey AHL All-Star Classic...Made NHL debut on Dec. 10 against Atlanta and recorded 32 saves for first career win/shutout...Appeared in six NHL games with Montreal, earning a 3-2-0-0 record, with a 2.69 goals-against average and .908 save percentage.

2004-05: Set Hamilton (AHL) record for most wins (28) in a single season...Named Bulldogs Swiss Chalet Rookie of the Year, and won the Molson Cup.

Holds several Brown University and ECAC records, including career shutouts (13), shutouts in a single season (5), goals-against average in a single season (1.81), save percentage in a single season (.942), career wins (43), career save percentage (.930) and career goals-against average (2.20).

2003-04: Played in 30-of-31 Brown games, posting a 15-11-4 record, with a 1.81 goals-against average (3rd in NCAA) and .942 save percentage (2nd in NCAA)...Named Ivy League Player of the Year and ECAC Player of the Year...Finalist for Hobey Baker Award for top player in NCAA...Won the Ken Dryden Award as best ECAC goalie.

2002-03: Received the Class of 1936 Trophy as team MVP for the second year in a row...Named to the New England Hockey Writers Association All-Star Team for the second year in a row...Earned Second-Team All-Ivy honors...Named ECAC Goalie of the Week five times throughout the season...Finished second in the ECAC and NCAA with a .929 save percentage.

2001-02: Voted Second-Team All-American, becoming Brown’s first All-American since 1992...Earned Second-Team All-ECAC and First-Team All-Ivy honors...Led the ECAC in save percentage and goals-against average.

2000-01: Received the Kevin R. Pope Memorial Trophy, which is given to the freshman who contributes most to his team’s success.

1st NHL Game:
12/10/05 vs. Atlanta
1st NHL Win: 12/10/05 vs. Atlanta
1st NHL Shutout: 12/10/05 vs. Atlanta


Most Saves: 40 (twice), Last: 3/8/09 vs. Phoenix
Most Consecutive Wins: 4, 1/19/09-2/3/09
Most Consecutive Starts: 8, 1/13/09-2/3/09 (4-3-1)




K. Okposo 71 27 42 -9 69
J. Tavares 59 24 42 -6 66
F. Nielsen 80 25 33 -11 58
J. Bailey 77 8 30 -8 38
B. Nelson 72 14 12 -10 26
M. Grabner 64 12 14 -10 26
T. Hickey 82 4 18 5 22
C. Clutterbuck 73 12 7 -9 19
C. McDonald 70 8 10 -22 18
R. Strome 37 7 11 -1 18
E. Nabokov 15 14 8 .905 2.74
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