Pauli Jaks

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Pauli Jaks
Born (1972-01-25) January 25, 1972 (age 42)
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for NHL
Los Angeles Kings
Minors
Phoenix Roadrunners (IHL)
National team  Switzerland
NHL Draft 108th overall, 1991
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1989–2006

Pauli Jaks (born January 25, 1972) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender who played one game in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings during the 1994–95 NHL season. He was the first Swiss-trained player to appear in the NHL. Jaks was selected in the 5th round (108th overall) in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings.

Jaks also played in the IHL for the Phoenix Roadrunners, but he is best known for his play in the Switzerland National League A.

He was named best goaltender at the 1991 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and was also named to the tournament all-star team.

Personal information[edit]

He is married to Nicole Jaks and has two children: Aleksander Nicolas (born 1999) and Krystian Dominik (born 2002).[citation needed]

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