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Martin Gerber
Martin Gerber
Goaltender
(MAHR-tihn GUHR-buhr)
Number: 29
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 205
Catches: Left
Born: 3 Sep 1974
Birthplace: Burgdorf, Switzerland
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2006
Drafted: ANA / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (232nd overall)
2007-08: Won eight consecutive starts from Oct. 13 to Nov. 15, allowing 12 goals on 238 shots for a .950 save percentage … Faced the most shots in a game, 45, and recorded most saves, 42, at Atlanta on Dec. 20 (3-2 loss) … Earned his second assist of the season, sixth career, at Phoenix on March 8 … Recorded 28 saves in earning his second shutout of the season (ninth career) at Montreal (March 13, 3-0 win) … Had 10 first star selections, four seconds and seven thirds to win the season Molson Cup award – also the monthly Molson Cup award winner in November and March … Recorded his 100th career victory with a 26-save performance at Toronto on April 3 (8-2 win) … Had a .912 save percentage in Round 1 of the playoffs against Pittsburgh, stopping 145 of 159 shots. 2006-07: Made 33 saves at Toronto in Senators debut (10/4/07), allowing only goal on a penalty shot to Mats Sundin (4-1 win) … Goal was his first allowed in four career penalty shots attempts – previous attempts came from Montreal's Michael Ryder (12/31/05), the N.Y. Rangers' Martin Straka (3/14/06) and Atlanta's Jim Slater (4/8/06) … Won seven straight starts from Dec. 23 to Feb. 27, recording a 1.98 GAA, .930 SV% and one shutout – took a loss during that streak in relief of Emery at Buffalo (2/22/07) … Went 1-2 in shootouts, stopping the only two shots faced against Edmonton (2/20/07), three of four shots at Buffalo (2/22/07) and two of four shots at Chicago (3/4/07). 2005-06: Ranked fourth in the league in wins (38) … Broke Carolina record for goaltender wins in a season (Arturs Irbe: 37 in 2000-01) … Earned his second assist of the season, third career, on the game-winner against Florida (12/23/05) … Had seven wins and two losses in shootouts, earning his first victory against Toronto (11/25/05) … Missed three games due to a hip injury … Played two playoff games in the first round, one in the second and three in the third, helping Carolina win its first Stanley Cup … Collected his first career playoff shutout, stopping 21 shots against Buffalo (5/26/06). 2004-05: Split the season between Langnau of the Swiss league and Farjestad of the Swedish league … 2003-04: Allowed two or fewer goals in 23 of his 32 games … Led all NHL netminders in goals-against-average (1.77) and save percentage (.936) for the 2003 calendar year -- save percentage was the second highest in the NHL in a calendar year since 1990, while his goals-against average ranked third since 1990 … 2002-03: Played first NHL season … Allowed two goals or less in 12 of last 13 starts … Set an Anaheim club record with 10 consecutive starts allowing two goals or fewer from 1/3/03 - 3/13/03 … Recorded first NHL point, an assist, at Phoenix (3/15/03) … Played one game with Cincinnati (AHL), on a conditioning stint, stopping 39 of 41 shots in a 4-2 win over Hershey (11/15) … Appeared in his first NHL post-season game, playing the final two seconds of the second period in Game 2 of the Western Conference semi-finals at Dallas (4/26/03). 2001-02: Played in 44 games with Farjestad in Sweden, posting a league-best 1.96 goals-against-average in the regular season … Selected to the play in the all-star game … Captured the league championship, earning a 1.64 goals-against average and two shutouts in 10 playoff games. 2000-01: Appeared in all of SC Langnau’s 44 regular-season games … Had the league’s best post-season goals-against-average with a 1.32 in five playoff games. 1999-2000: Playing with SC Langnau, had the league’s lowest goals-against average (2.17) in the post-season … Named goaltender of the year.

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