Justin Peters

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Justin Peters
Justin Peters 2013-04-27.JPG
Peters with the Hurricanes in 2013.
Born (1986-08-30) August 30, 1986 (age 27)
Blyth, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 230 lb (100 kg; 16 st 6 lb)
Position Goaltender
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Carolina Hurricanes
Charlotte Checkers (AHL)
NHL Draft 38th overall, 2004
Carolina Hurricanes
Playing career 2006–present

Justin Peters (born August 30, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League (NHL).[1]

Playing career[edit]

After playing Junior A hockey with the Vaughan Vipers of the Ontario Provincial Junior A Hockey League (OPJHL), Peters began a four-season Ontario Hockey League (OHL) career with the Toronto St. Michael's Majors and Plymouth Whalers. He was drafted in the second round, 38th overall, by the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, then began his professional career in 2006–07 with the Hurricanes' American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Albany River Rats. He was demoted to the ECHL for parts of the 2007–08 season, but returned to the River Rats in 2008–09.

Peters with the Charlotte Checkers in 2012.

On February 5, 2010, the Carolina Hurricanes recalled Justin Peters from the Albany River Rats of the American Hockey League after Cam Ward suffered an upper body injury.[2] He made his NHL debut for the Carolina Hurricanes on February 6, 2010, starting against the New York Islanders. He had 34 saves in a 3-1 victory.

He has a brother Alex playing for the Plymouth Whalers (Defense, OHL) and a brother Anthony playing for the St. Mary's Huskies (Goalie, Canadian University)

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%
2001–02 Huron-Perth Lakers OMHA 17 11 2 4 810 32 1 1.89 13 9 4 285 30 1 2.31
2002–03 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 23 6 11 1 1057 55 0 3.12 .905 7 1 0 126 4 0 1.90 9.49
2003–04 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 53 30 16 6 3149 139 4 2.65 .910 18 10 8 1109 37 4 2.00 .922
2004–05 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 58 23 20 8 3149 146 3 2.78 .911 10 4 4 524 25 0 2.86 .934
2005–06 Toronto St. Michael's Majors OHL 20 10 6 3 1174 75 0 3.83 .893
2005–06 Plymouth Whalers OHL 35 19 15 1 2073 95 1 2.75 .921 13 6 7 789 42 0 3.20 .901
2006–07 Albany River Rats AHL 34 10 18 0 1765 96 1 3.26 .886
2006–07 Florida Everblades ECHL 1 0 0 1 65 6 0 5.54 .786
2007–08 Albany River Rats AHL 11 7 3 0 645 29 0 2.70 .904
2007–08 Florida Everblades ECHL 31 18 10 2 1846 79 1 2.57 .922
2008–09 Albany River Rats AHL 56 19 30 4 3178 153 4 2.89 .908
2009–10 Albany River Rats AHL 45 26 18 2 2763 117 1 2.54 .917 8 4 4 509 29 0 3.42 .896
2009–10 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 9 6 3 0 488 23 0 2.83 .905
2010–11 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 12 3 5 1 648 43 0 3.98 .875
2011–12 Charlotte Checkers AHL 28 10 13 2 1604 74 1 2.77 .908
2011–12 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 7 2 3 2 387 16 1 2.48 .931
2012–13 Charlotte Checkers AHL 37 22 12 1 2072 79 6 2.29 .921
2012–13 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 19 4 11 1 954 55 1 3.46 .891
2013–14 Charlotte Checkers AHL 6 4 1 1 364 13 0 2.14 .932
2013–14 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 21 7 9 4 1225 51 1 2.50 .919
NHL totals 68 22 31 8 3703 188 3 3.05 .904

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carolina Hurricanes Team Roster" hurricanes.nhl.com cached on February 9, 2010
  2. ^ "Justin Peters Recalled From Albany" canescountry.com cached on February 9, 2010

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