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2021-22 in Review: Calvin Pickard

Goaltender Calvin Pickard finished his third season in Grand Rapids with a 21-16-5 record in 43 games. The veteran also appeared in three contests with Detroit and showed a 1-1-0 mark.

Regular Season Stat Line

43 GP, 21-16-5 record, 2.58 goals against average, 0.918 save percentage, 1 shutout with GRG
3 GP, 1-1-0 record, 4.30 goals against average, 0.875 save percentage, 0 shutouts with DET

Contract Status

Unrestricted free agent

By the Numbers

12 – Pickard set a career high when he made 12 consecutive starts from Nov. 17-Dec. 22. He posted a 4-5-3 record in those 12 games.

16 – Appeared in a career-best 16 straight contests from Nov. 5-Dec. 22 and showed a 7-5-3 mark in those outings.

46 – Finished one save short of tying his career high when he stopped 46 of 48 shots on Nov. 17 against the Chicago Wolves.

Photo by Mark Newman/Griffins

4 – His four-game win streak from Oct. 30-Nov. 12 was the longest winning streak by a goaltender for Grand Rapids this season.

1 – Registered his first and only shutout of the season on Nov. 12 versus Manitoba, which moved him into a tie for 10th place in franchise history.

36 – Made 36 saves during his first NHL start of the season on Jan. 28 at Pittsburgh in a 3-2 shootout victory.

400 – Appeared in his 400th game as a pro on March 22 at Ontario.

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4 – Amassed a career-high four assists this season, which tied Tom McCollum (2014-15) for the most helpers by a Grand Rapids goaltender in a campaign.

21 – Missed 21 games due to an injury or recall.

2534:30 – Logged 2534:30 of ice time this season and finished the year ranked fifth in the AHL in that category.

1,221 – His 1,221 saves ranked 10th among the team’s top-10 for a single season.

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Photo by Mark Newman/Griffins
Photo by Mark Newman/Griffins

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