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Calvin Pickard

Born:April 15, 1992Draft:2010 Avalanche, 49th Overall
Hometown:Moncton, NB, CANPosition:G
Known For:Catches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Detroit Red Wings

Calvin Pickard (born April 15, 1992) is a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who is currently under contract for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Pickard was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the second round (49th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. He played his junior hockey with the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He was the first selection by the Vegas Golden Knights during the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. His older brother, Chet, also a goaltender, was drafted in the first round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Nashville Predators.

Calvin Pickard Detroit Red Wings
Calvin Pickard with the Detroit Red Wings (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • Manitoba Hockey Bantam AAA Champion — 2006-07
  • CHL Goaltender of the Week (Oct. 14) — 2008-09
  • CHL Goaltender of the Week (Nov. 15) — 2009-10
  • CHL Top Prospects Game — 2009-10
  • WHL (West) Second All-Star Team — 2010-11
  • CHL Goaltender of the Week (Nov. 20) — 2011-12
  • AHL Goaltender of the Month (October) — 2015-16
  • World Championship Gold Medal — 2015-16
  • World Championship Silver Medal — 2016-17
  • AHL Best Goaltending Duo (Harry Holmes Memorial Award) — 2017-18
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion — 2017-18

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