Was chosen by the Carolina PHWA as the winner of the Vasicek Award in 2022-23, given annually for cooperation with local media… Was named SM-Liiga Best Player of the Regular Season and Best Player in the Playoffs in 2012-13 after leading the league in goals- against average and save percentage in both the regular season and postseason and winning the Finnish championship with Assat… Represented Finland at the 2013 IIHF World Championship, posting a 4-3-0 record, 2.09 goals-against average, .928 save percentage and one shutout in seven appearances… Selected as one of Finland’s top three players at the tournament.
Spent most of the season with Lukko Rauma U20 of the Jr. A SM-Liiga, posting a 2.66 goals-against average and .922 save percentage in 40 appearances… Led the league in save percentage (min. 15 GP)… Also played two games on loan with Finland’s U20 team in Mestis, Finland’s second- highest professional league, earning a 2.51 goals-against average and .912 save percentage… Played eight Jr. A SM-Liiga postseason games with Lukko U20, registering a 2.64 goals-against average and .924 save percentage as Lukko U20 finished in third place… Ranked third in the league in goals-against average and save percentage during the playoffs.
Split the season between Lukko (SM-Liiga) and Lukko U20… Posted a 2.66 goals-against average and .917 save percentage in 15 SM-Liiga games… Registered a 2.20 goals-against average and .928 save percentage in 15 Jr. A SM-Liiga games… Led the league in save percentage for the second consecutive season and ranked second in goals-against average (min. 15 GP)… Also appeared in four Jr. A SM-Liiga playoff games with Lukko U20, earning a 1.51 goals-against average and .957 save percentage… Led the league in goals-against average and save percentage during the postseason.
Posted a 2.37 goals-against average and .910 save percentage in 20 SM-Liiga games with Lukko… Led Lukko goalies in assists (1)… Appeared in two playoff games, registering a 4.28 goals-against average and .818 save percentage as Lukko finished in third place.
Earned a 2.23 goals-against average and .933 save percentage in 38 SM-Liiga games with Assat… Ranked tied for second among all SM-Liiga goalies in assists (1), fourth in save percentage, tied for fifth in games played and sixth in goals-against average (min. 15 GP)… Made three playoff appearances, registering a 3.07 goals-against average and .917 save percentage.
Registered a 1.85 goals-against average and .943 save percentage in 45 SM- Liiga games with Assat… Named SM-Liiga Best Player of the Regular Season and Best Goaltender after leading the league in goals-against average and save percentage… Selected to SM-Liiga All-Star Team… Ranked tied for second among all SM-Liiga goalies in assists (2)… Named SM-Liiga Player of the Month for February… Earned a 1.33 goals- against average and .955 save percentage in 16 playoff appearances as Assat were crowned SM-Liiga champions… Named Best Player in the Playoffs after leading the league in goals-against average and save percentage during the postseason (min. 3 GP).
Split his first North American season between the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL) and Rockford IceHogs (AHL)… Spent most of the season with Chicago, posting a 13-5-4 record, 2.71 goals-against average, .897 save percentage and one shutout in 25 NHL games… Ranked third among NHL rookie goalies in wins and tied for fourth in games played and starts (22)… Owned a 7-0-2 record with a 1.68 goals-against average, .928 save percentage and one shutout in nine games at the United Center… Also appeared in 14 AHL games with Rockford, earning a 7-5-0 record, 2.83 goals-against average and .914 save percentage… Led the IceHogs in goals-against average and save percentage… Began the season with Rockford… Stopped all four shots faced in relief in his AHL debut at San Antonio (10/5)… Stopped 20 of 22 shots to earn a win in his first career AHL start at Lake Erie (10/11)… Won four straight games from 10/19-10/27… Reassigned to Chicago (11/16)… Made his NHL debut at COL (11/19)… Went 5-0-1 in his first six decisions (11/27-12/11) and earned at least one point in 15 of his first 16 decisions (11/27-1/12: 12-1-3)… Allowed two or fewer goals in each of his first seven NHL appearances (11/19-12/11) and 12 of his first 13 (11/19 12/27)… Stopped 20 of 22 shots to earn a win in his first career NHL start at CGY (11/27)… Won three straight games from 12/8- 12/11… Stopped all 26 shots faced to post his first career NHL shutout vs. LAK (12/30)… Named the NHL’s Rookie of the Month for December… Made a season-high 34 saves at PHI (3/18)… Registered his first career NHL assist on the power play at OTT (3/28), becoming the fifth different rookie goalie to earn a power-play assist in Blackhawks history and the only NHL rookie netminder to accomplish the feat that season.
Split the season between Chicago and Rockford… Registered a 7-4-1 record, 1.89 goals-against average, .936 save percentage and two shutouts in 14 NHL games… Ranked second in the NHL in goals-against average and tied for second in save percentage (min. 10 GP)… Established NHL career-best goals-against average and save percentage… Allowed two or fewer goals in seven of his 12 starts… Also earned an 8-1-1 record, 2.39 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and two shutouts in 11 AHL games… Began the season with Chicago… Stopped all 32 shots faced to earn a shutout in his season debut vs. PHI (10/21)… Reassigned to Rockford (11/15)… Made an AHL season- high 33 saves in win vs. Texas (11/16) and was reassigned to Chicago after the game… Won five straight appearances from 12/3-12/21… Made an NHL season-high 40 saves in win vs. STL (12/3)… Stopped all 31 shots faced in shutout vs. TOR (12/21)… Stopped 35 of 36 shots in win vs. ARI (1/20)… Reassigned to Rockford (2/22)… Stopped all 26 shots faced in his first career AHL shutout vs. Adirondack (3/21)… Stopped all 25 shots faced to post a shutout in the season finale at Charlotte (4/11)… Reassigned to Chicago (4/12) for their postseason run to the Stanley Cup but did not appear in an NHL playoff game.
Earned an 11-6-2 record, 2.24 goals-against average, .919 save percentage and one shutout in 25 appearances with the New York Rangers during his first full NHL season… Ranked ninth in the NHL in goals-against average (min. 15 GP)… Allowed two or fewer goals in 13 of his 18 starts… Stopped all 22 shots faced to record a shutout in his Rangers debut vs. SJS (10/19), becoming the fourth netminder in Rangers history to post a shutout in his first start with the team and the first to accomplish the feat in his first home start since 2003-04 (Jussi Markkanen)… Stopped 39 of 40 shots in win at ARI (11/7)… Became the third goalie in Rangers history to surrender just two goals in his first three starts with the team… Stopped 23 of 26 shots in win vs. TOR (11/15), becoming the first netminder in Rangers history to win each of his first four starts with the team… Won seven of his final eight starts of the season from 2/18-4/9, including four straight wins from 3/8-4/9… Made 34 saves, including 19 in the third period, in win at BUF (3/8)… Posted a 0-1-0 record, 2.56 goals-against average and .895 save percentage in three playoff appearances… Made his NHL postseason debut in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at PIT (4/13).
Registered a 16-8-2 record, 2.26 goals-against average, .922 save percentage and a career-high four shutouts in 30 games with NY Rangers… Led Rangers goalies in goals-against average, save percentage and shutouts (min. 3 GP)… Won eight of his first 10 starts of the season (10/17-12/11), including each of his first five decisions (10/17-11/21)… Stopped 38 of 39 shots in win at EDM (11/13)… Stopped all 26 shots faced in shutout at CHI (12/9)… Stopped all 19 shots faced for a second consecutive shutout vs. NJD (12/11), logging a career-long shutout sequence of 176:22 from 12/8-12/13… Made a season-high 40 saves at PIT (12/20)… Stopped all 38 shots faced in shutout at TBL (3/6)… Stopped all 30 shots faced in shutout at LAK (3/25).
Earned a 21-17-6 record with a 2.24 goals-against average, .930 save percentage and three shutouts in 47 NHL games with the Arizona Coyotes… Ranked third in the NHL in goals-against average and tied for third in save percentage (min. 15 GP), leading the team in both categories… Set single-season NHL career highs in games played, starts (46) and wins… Stopped 40 of 42 shots in Coyotes debut vs. VGK (10/7)… Stopped 36 of 37 shots in first Coyotes win vs. CAR (11/4)… Led the NHL in goals-against average (1.84) and save percentage (.942) from 1/4 to the end of the regular season… Stopped all 40 shots faced in first Coyotes shutout vs. EDM (2/17)… Went 9-2-0 with a 1.30 goals-against average, .959 save percentage and two shutouts in his final 11 games of the season from 2/24 4/7… Stopped all 26 shots faced in shutout vs. ANA (2/24)… Won six straight starts from 3/19-4/3, including a 34-save shutout vs. STL (3/31)… Selected as the NHL’s Second Start of the Week (4/2) after going 3-0-0 with a 1.00 goals-against average, .964 save percentage and one shutout in three appearances from 3/26-4/1… Stopped 42 of 43 shots in win at CGY (4/3).
Posted a 5-6-0 record, 2.88 goals-against average and .906 save percentage in 12 games with the Coyotes… Made 23 saves in win at ANA (10/10)… Stopped 33 of 34 shots in win at CHI (10/18)… Won three straight starts from 10/27-11/2… Made a season-high 48 saves in win vs. CAR (11/2)… Left the game after two periods at MIN (11/28) and missed the final 66 games of the season due to a lower-body injury.
Registered a 15-14-3 record with a 2.63 goals-against average, .921 save percentage and two shutouts in 33 NHL games with Arizona… Ranked tied for eighth in the NHL in save percentage (min. 15 GP)… Also appeared in one AHL game with the Tucson Roadrunners, posting a shutout… Began the season with Tucson… Stopped all 19 shots faced in shutout at Texas (10/4)… Recalled to Arizona (10/5)… Stopped 34 of 36 shots in first win of the season vs. OTT (10/19)… Stopped all 31 shots faced in shutout vs. LAK (11/18)… Stopped 43 of 45 shots in win at LAK (11/23)… Stopped 38 of 39 shots in win vs. STL (12/31)… Stopped all 30 shots faced in shutout vs. EDM (2/4)… Made a season-high 45 saves at STL (2/20)… Made two playoff appearances with the Coyotes, earning a 6.00 goals-against average and .714 save percentage.
Earned a 5-5-2 record, 3.36 goals-against average and .905 save percentage in 12 NHL games with Arizona… Missed 31 games during the season due to injury… Stopped 40 of 43 shots in win at STL (2/4)… Stopped 40 of 42 shots in win at LAK (3/3)… Stopped all 16 shots faced to record a win in relief at COL (3/8)… Made a season-high 44 saves at COL (3/10).
Posted a 15-5-4 record, 2.45 goals- against average, .912 save percentage and two shutouts in 28 appearances during his first season with Carolina… Won the William M. Jennings Trophy alongside Frederik Andersen, given to the goaltenders playing at least 25 games for the team allowing the fewest goals… Named the Hurricanes’ nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey… Began his Hurricanes career with a 3-0-1 record (10/29-11/26), making 23 saves to earn a win in his Hurricanes debut vs. CHI (10/29) and playing his 200th career NHL game at FLA (11/6)… Missed three games due to an upper-body injury (11/9-11/13)… Stopped all 26 shots faced for first Hurricanes shutout vs. MTL (12/30)… Missed three games due to an upper-body injury (1/8-1/15)… Posted a 4-0-1 record from 2/20-3/10, earning his 100th career NHL win at PIT (2/20) and recording a 36-save shutout vs. COL (3/10)… Became the ninth Finnish goaltender in league history to register 100 career wins… Registered a 5-1-2 record in his final 10 appearances of the regular season (3/18-4/28), including a 23-save victory in his return to ARI (4/18)… Made 13 playoff appearances, earning a 6-5 record, 2.26 goals-against average and one shutout… Led all NHL netminders in goals-against average (1.18, min. 2 GP) and save percentage (.958) on home ice during the postseason… Stopped 35 of 36 shots faced in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round vs. BOS (5/2) to earn his first career NHL playoff win in his first career postseason start… Marked the second-most saves by any Whalers/Hurricanes goaltender in his first playoff start… Suffered a lower-body injury in Game 2 (5/4) and missed the next game… Stopped 33 of 34 shots faced in Game 5 vs. BOS (5/10) to earn his second playoff win… Made 27 saves in Game 7 vs. BOS (5/14), becoming the oldest goaltender in franchise history to win a Game 7 (33 years, 2 days)… Stopped all 21 shots faced in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Second Round vs. NYR (5/20) to record his first career playoff shutout… Left Game 7 vs. NYR (5/30) due to a lower-body injury.
Posted a 19-3-3 record, 2.23 goals-against average, .910 save percentage and four shutouts in 27 appearances with the Hurricanes… Earned a .750 points percentage, the highest single-season points percentage by any goaltender in franchise history… Registered his lowest goals-against average in any season with at least 15 games played and matched his career high in shutouts… Chosen by the Carolina PHWA as the winner of the Vasicek Award, given annually for cooperation with local media, becoming the fourth goaltender to receive the honor… Stopped 34 of 36 shots faced at FLA (11/9)… Earned a point in 17 consecutive decisions from 11/17-4/4 (15-0-2), marking the longest such streak in franchise history… Became just the seventh different goalie since 1996-97 to accomplish that feat within a single season… Posted a 24-save shutout vs. CHI (12/27) and a 19-save shutout vs. FLA (12/30), with the third-longest shutout streak in franchise history (12/23-1/1: 163:54) and the third-longest shutout sequence by any NHL netminder this season… Named NHL’s Third Star of the Week (1/2)… Won eight consecutive decisions from 1/25-4/4, with a 1.36 goals-against average and .944 save percentage over that span… Posted a 32-save shutout vs. OTT (2/24)… Missed 11 games due to a lower-body injury (3/9-3/28)… Posted a 14-save shutout at MTL (4/1)… Posted a 3-3 record, 2.48 goals-against average and .909 save percentage in six playoff appearances… Recorded three of Carolina’s four wins in the Eastern Conference First Round, stopping 25 of 26 shots faced in Game 1 win vs. NYI (4/17).