Jonathan Boutin

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Jonathan Boutin
Born (1985-03-28) March 28, 1985 (age 32)
Granby, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 206 lb (93 kg; 14 st 10 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Right
DEL team
Former teams
Augsburger Panther
Springfield Falcons
Norfolk Admirals
Manitoba Moose
Lillehammer IK
NHL Draft 96th overall, 2003
Tampa Bay Lightning
Playing career 2005–present

Jonathan Boutin (born March 28, 1985) is a Canadian-German professional ice hockey goaltender. He is playing for German DEL team Augsburger Panther. He was drafted in the third round, 96th overall, by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Boutin was born in Granby, Quebec, and was granted German citizenship in May 2016.

Playing career[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 Boutin 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.[1]

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.[2] 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.


Boutin played for the Lausitzer Füchse, a professional team in Germany's 2nd Bundesliga in the 2009-10 season and received Goalie of the Year honors. 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.[3] He appeared in 41 games for Lillehammer in 2010-11 and moved back to Lausitzer Füchse for the following season, where he played until the end of the 2014-15 season. In 2012 and 2013 he repeated as 2nd Bundesliga Goalie of the Year.[4]

In October 2015, Boutin inked a deal with another club from Germany's second division, EHC Freiburg, for the remainder of the 2015-16 campaign.[5] Boutin was granted German citizenship on May 24, 2016 and signed with Augsburger Panther of the country's top-tier Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) the same day.[6]


  1. ^ "Jonathan Boutin | - Joueurs". Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  2. ^ "Lightning Recall G Jonathan Boutin From Norfolk". Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  3. ^ "Jonathan Boutin signe pour un an en Norvège | Gaétan Roy | Sports". La Presse (in French). Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  4. ^ GmbH, Thomas Röstel, Matthias Geissler - Sports Trade. "Torhüter Jonathan Boutin bleibt weitere zwei Jahre bei den Lausitzer Füchsen |". Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  5. ^ GmbH, Thomas Röstel, Matthias Geissler - Sports Trade. "Freiburg verpflichtet Jonathan Boutin |". Retrieved 2016-02-17. 
  6. ^ "Panther bestätigen Boutin als Neuzugang - News - Augsburger Panther". Retrieved 2016-05-25. 

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