Jonathan Boutin

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Jonathan Boutin
Born (1985-03-28) March 28, 1985 (age 29)
Granby, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
GET team
Former teams
Lillehammer IK
Lausitzer Füchse
South Carolina Stingrays
Manitoba Moose
Victoria Salmon Kings
Norfolk Admirals
Springfield Falcons
Johnstown Chiefs
NHL Draft 96th overall, 2003
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2005–present

Jonathan Boutin (born March 28, 1985 in Granby, Quebec) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender. He was drafted in the third round, 96th overall, by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.

QMJHL[edit]

Between 2001-2005 Boutin played for Halifax Mooseheads, PEI Rocket, and Quebec Ramparts, all of the QMJHL. In 130 regular season games, Boutin went 58-43-7 with a 3.03 GAA. He also accumulated 31 penalty minutes during his time in the QMJHL. Boutin also played in 62 playoff games. Boutin assisted on two goals during his time in junior hockey. His only regular season assist came as a member of the Halifax Mooseheads, and his lone postseason assist came during his final season of juniors as a member of the Quebec Remparts.

AHL and ECHL[edit]

During the 05-06 season Bouting played for the Springfield Falcons of the AHL for most of the time. He made 22 appearances with Springfield, going 8-12-2 with a GAA of 3.13 and accumulating 4 PIMs along with one assist. Boutin also spent time with the Johnstown Chiefs. He played in 19 games, going 8-9-2 with a 2.93 GAA. He also played in 3 playoff games.

Boutin spent most of the 2006-2007 with the Springfield Falcons. During his stay in Springfield, Boutin had a GAA of 3.29 with 9 wins, 17 losses, and 1 tie in 37 games. In this season he also got 1 assist. He also spent 2 games with the Johnstown Chiefs of the ECHL, where he went 0-2 with a GAA of 3.07.

During the 2007-2008 season Boutin played in Norfolk, VA with the Norfolk Admirals of the AHL. He played in 38 games and got 25 penalty minutes. He played a total of 2070 minutes in an Admirals jersey that season. Boutin had 13 wins, 17 losses, and 3 OTL). He held a 3.31 GAA and a .900 save percentage. During a game against the Worcester Sharks, Boutin got into a fight with former Sharks prospect Thomas Greiss.

Europe[edit]

Boutin played for the Lausitzer Füchse, a professional team in Germany's 2nd Bundesliga until May 2010. He then signed for Lillehammer Ishockeyklubb, a club based in the town of Lillehammer, playing in GET-ligaen - the premier Norwegian ice hockey league governed by the Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation.

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