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Martin Biron

Born:August 15, 1977Draft:1995, Buffalo Sabres, #16 Overall
Hometown:Lac St-Charles, QC, CANPosition:G
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Left
National Team:Canada/USA

Martin Gaston Biron (/ˈbɪərɒn/; born August 15, 1977) is a Canadian-American former professional ice hockey goaltender.

Drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the first round (16th overall) of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, he spent the first half of his 16-year NHL career with the Sabres, later having stints with the Philadelphia FlyersNew York Islanders, and New York Rangers. He is currently a television analyst with the Sabres on MSG Western New York.

His younger brother Mathieu played 250 games in the NHL as a defenceman.

Former Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Martin Biron

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Staff History

  • Buffalo Jr. Sabres 18U AAA (T1EHL 18U)- Assistant Coach 2021-2022

Achievements

  • QMAAA Best Goalie Prospect 1993-1994
  • QMAAA Top Goaltender 1993-1994
  • CHL All-Rookie Team 1994-1995
  • CHL First All-Star Team 1994-1995
  • CHL Goaltender of the Year 1994-1995
  • QMJHL All-Rookie Team 1994-1995
  • QMJHL Best GAA (Jacques Plante Trophy) (2.48) 1994-1995
  • QMJHL Best Professional Prospect (Mike Bossy Trophy) 1994-1995
  • QMJHL Defensive Rookie of the Year (Raymond Lagacé Trophy) 1994-1995
  • CHL Memorial Cup Champion 1996-1997
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal 1996-1997
  • AHL Most Shutouts (5) 1997-1998
  • AHL Player of the Week (Mar. 15) 1997-1998
  • AHL All-Star Game 1998-1999
  • AHL Best GAA (2.07) 1998-1999
  • AHL Best Goaltender (Baz Bastien Memorial Award) 1998-1999
  • AHL Best Goaltending Duo (Harry Holmes Memorial Award) 1998-1999
  • AHL Best SVS% (.930) 1998-1999
  • AHL First All-Star Team 1998-1999
  • AHL Goaltender of the Month (January) 1998-1999
  • AHL Most Shutouts (6) 1998-1999
  • AHL Player of the Week (Jan. 17) 1998-1999
  • AHL Goaltender of the Month (October) 1999-2000
  • World Championship Gold Medal 2002-2003

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