Aaron Dell

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Aaron Dell
Born (1989-05-04) May 4, 1989 (age 28)
Airdrie, Alberta, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 230 lb (100 kg; 16 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2012–present

Aaron Dell (born May 4, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing with the San Jose Sharks organization of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Dell played collegiate hockey at the University of North Dakota. Dell returned to the Allen Americans in trade from the Utah Grizzlies on October 11, 2014.[1] While with the Worcester Sharks, on March 1, 2015, Dell was signed to a one-year entry-level contract with NHL affiliate, the San Jose Sharks for the remainder of the season.[2]

In the 2016–17 season, Dell made the Sharks opening night roster as the team's backup goaltender to Martin Jones. On October 18, 2016, Dell made his NHL debut and won against the New York Islanders.[3]

Records[edit]

  • 2010–11: Holds UND school record for most wins in a season (30), surpassing previous record holder Ed Belfour (29)
  • 2014–15: Holds Worcester Sharks record for GAA at 2.06 and SAV%.927 and tied with Alex Stalock with 4 Shutouts.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T/OT MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
2007–08 Calgary Canucks AJHL 23 5 11 2 1245 65 0 3.13 .891
2008–09 Calgary Canucks AJHL 51 25 17 8 2986 126 3 2.53 .923 4 1 3 253 13 0 3.08 .913
2009–10 U. of North Dakota WCHA 5 1 3 1 199 6 1 1.81 .897
2010–11 U. of North Dakota WCHA 40 30 7 2 2349 70 6 1.79 .924
2011–12 U. of North Dakota WCHA 33 18 10 2 1799 80 2 2.67 .900
2012–13 Allen Americans CHL 44 22 11 6 2344 90 3 2.30 .916 19 12 7 1097 45 1 2.46 .915
2013–14 Utah Grizzlies ECHL 29 19 7 3 1735 62 2 2.14 .920 3 1 1 188 6 0 1.92 .932
2013–14 Abbotsford Heat AHL 6 1 2 0 262 10 0 2.29 .922
2014–15 Allen Americans ECHL 12 8 1 2 676 32 1 2.84 .902
2014–15 Worcester Sharks AHL 26 15 8 2 1544 53 4 2.06 .927 3 0 3 149 12 0 4.83 .857
2015–16 San Jose Barracuda AHL 40 17 16 6 2281 92 4 2.42 .922 4 1 3 231 10 0 2.59 .932
2016–17 San Jose Sharks NHL 20 11 6 1 1115 37 1 2.00 .931
NHL totals 20 11 6 1 115 37 1 2.00 .931

Awards and honours[edit]

Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing  Canada West
World Junior A Challenge
Silver medal – second place 2008 Camrose
Honours Year
All-WCHA First Team 2010–11 [4]
NCAA goaltending title 2010–11
AHCA West Second-Team All-American 2010–11
WCHA All-Tournament Team 2012 [5]
WCHA Final Five tournament MVP 2011–12
All-CHL Team (First Team All-Star) 2012–13 [6]
CHL All-Rookie team 2012–13
CHL Most Outstanding Goaltender 2012–13
CHL Presidents' cup champion 2012–13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Americans trade for Goalie Aaron Dell". Allen Americans. 2014-10-11. Retrieved 2014-10-11. 
  2. ^ "Aaron Dell player biography". The Hockey News. 2015-03-01. Retrieved 2015-03-01. 
  3. ^ Schlossman, Brad Elliott (October 18, 2016). "NHL: Aaron Dell wins NHL debut". Grand Forks Herald. Retrieved October 19, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Matt Frattin named top player in WCHA". Toronto Maple Leafs. 2011-05-01. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 
  5. ^ "WCHA Tourney History". WCHA. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  6. ^ "All-CHL team announced". minorhockeyreport.com. 2013-03-01. Archived from the original on 2013-06-15. Retrieved 2013-03-01. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Matt Frattin
WCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament
2012
Succeeded by
Nic Kerdiles