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About Jonas

Number: 1
Height: 6′ 2″
Weight: 190
Catches: Right
Born: Feb 12, 1982 (Age 28)
Birthplace: Felben Wellhausen, Switzerland

2009-10 Regular Season:

Appeared in his third NHL season with Anaheim, posting a 30-23-6 record with two shutouts, a 2.73 GAA and .918 SV% in 59 games…set career highs in wins, appearances, minutes (3338), saves (1708) and shots against (1860)…started 31 of Anaheim’s final 40 games, including 19 straight from Jan. 5-Mar. 24…compiled an 18-11-1 record with a 2.58 GAA and .923 SV% in his final 32 appearances, Jan. 5-Apr. 11…returned to action after missing five games with back spasms, stopping a season-high 49-of-51 shots on Apr. 8 @ DAL…won three straight starts from Jan. 29-Feb. 3, stopping 109-of-111 shots for a 0.65 GAA and .982 SV% …had a career-high shutout streak of 150:02 from Jan. 29-Feb. 3…in a 3-0 shutout on Feb. 1 @ FLA, surpassed Mikhail Shtalenkov and moved into sole possession of third on the club’s all-time saves list (2801)…the shutout also marked his career-high 24th win of the season…went 9-4-0 in January, marking the most wins in a month by a Ducks goaltender since Mar. 2006 (Giguere, 9-4-0)…won a season-high five consecutive games from Jan. 5-13, stopping 152-of-161 shots for a 1.80 GAA and .944 SV%…was named the NHL’s Second Star of the Week for Jan. 4-10, going 4-0-0 with a 1.50 GAA and .954 SV%…earned his fourth consecutive win in his 100th career appearance, stopping 42-of-43 shots for a 3-1 victory, Jan. 10 @ CHI…posted a four-game winning streak from Dec. 12-22, recording a 1.76 GAA and .944 SV%…had a then career high shutout sequence of 117:13 from Nov. 3-7, spanning three games…stopped all 40 shots faced for his first shutout of the season and fifth career, Nov. 5 vs. NSH…won three straight games from Oct. 8-14, stopping 98-of-103 shots for a 1.63 GAA and .951 SV %…with his 36th victory as a Duck on Oct. 10 @ PHI, surpassed Shtalenkov and moved into sole possession of third on the club’s all-time wins list (36)…posted a 3-4 record in the shootout in 2009-10, stopping 17-of-27 attempts (.630 SV%)…picked up 0-2=2 points on the season, including assists on Mar. 17 vs. CHI and Jan. 17 vs. CGY…signed a four-year contract extension with Anaheim through the 2013-14 season, Jan. 30…Olympics: Played in five contests with Switzerland at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver…went 2-2-1 with a 2.47 GAA and a .918 SV%…his 146 saves for the tournament ranked third among all goaltenders.


Appeared in his second NHL season…ranked tied for seventh among NHL goaltenders in GAA (2.39) and tied for sixth in SV% (.919)…over his last 12 games, went 8-2-0 with a 2.44 GAA and .919 SV%…in his final 32 games dating back to Dec. 19 @ EDM, posted a 17-10-0 record with a 2.51 GAA and .913 SV%…stopped 42-of-45 shots to help the Ducks clinch their fourth consecutive playoff berth with a 4-3 shootout victory, Apr. 10 vs. DAL…the victory marked his fifth consecutive shootout win of 2008-09…won seven consecutive decisions from Mar. 19-Apr. 4 to tie Guy Hebert (Feb. 25-Mar. 22, 1995) for the longest winning streak in franchise history…the win streak spanned an eight-game stretch, in which he posted a 2.19 GAA and .923 SV%…tied the club record with his seventh consecutive win by stopping 28-of-30 shots in a 5-2 victory, Apr. 4 @ SJ…turned away all 30 shots en route to a 3-0 win and his fourth career shutout, Jan. 17 @ MIN…registered his third career shutout (29 SA) in a 2-0 win, Jan. 4 vs. PHX…stopped a career-high 51-of-53 shots and all three shootout attempts in a 3-2 win, Dec. 19 @ EDM…his 51 saves tied a franchise high (third time, last: Giguere, Mar. 22, 2004 vs. DET, 51-of-57)…went seven consecutive decisions without a regulation loss from Oct. 24-Nov. 30, posting a 6-0-1 record with a 1.79 GAA and a .941 SV%…was named the NHL’s second star of the week for Nov. 24-30…went 2-0-0 with a 0.50 GAA and .984 SV% during the week…recorded his second career shutout with 26 saves, Nov. 28 vs. CHI…earned his first career NHL shutout with a 2-0 win (29 SA), Nov. 16 vs. LA…PLAYOFFS: In his NHL postseason debut, led the league in SV% (.946), ranked third in GAA (2.23) and tied for first in shutouts (2)…stopped 45-of-46 shots for his sixth career postseason win in Game 3 of the CSF, May 5 vs. DET…had his shutout streak snapped at 90:16…stopped a career high 59-of-62 shots in the Ducks’ triple-OT victory in Game 2 of the CSF, May 3 @ DET…his 59 saves were the most by a Ducks netminder since Apr. 10, 2003 in Game 1 of the CQF @ DET (Giguere, 63 SV)…in the CQF vs. SJ, stopped 220-of-230 shots in six games (.957 SV%), earning a 1.64 GAA including his first two postseason shutouts…stopped all 31 shots he faced for his second career postseason shutout in Game 4 of the CQF, Apr. 23 vs. SJ…made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut in Game 1 of the CQF, Apr. 16 @ SJ…earned a 2-0 shutout victory, stopping all 35 shots…became the first goaltender to record a shutout in his playoff debut since BOS’s Andrew Raycroft in 2004 (Game 1, CQF vs. MTL, Apr. 7).


Signed a two-year contract extension running through the 2009-10 NHL season, June 11, 2008…2007-08: Made his NHL debut with Anaheim, going 10-7-1 with a 2.06 GAA and .927 SV%…owned the second-best GAA (1.55) and SV% (.952) in the NHL after Mar. 1, posting a 4-3-0 record…won five straight at Honda Center from Dec. 19-Mar. 26, recorded a 1.40 GAA and .945 SV%…stopped a then career-high 41-of-43 shots, Mar. 21 @ SJ…record his first career NHL point (assist) in a 4-1 win, Mar. 12 vs. VAN…stopped 11-of-12 shots for his first career OT win, Dec. 19 vs. COL…recalled from Portland on Nov. 16…originally assigned to the Pirates on Oct. 23…earned a 4-1 win in his NHL debut, Sept. 30 vs. LA in London, England…stopped 22-of-23 shots en route to being named the third star of the game…became just the fourth Swiss goalie to play in an NHL game, joining David Aebischer (COL), Martin Gerber (ANA) and Pauli Jaks (LA)…with Portland: earned a 3-2-1 record with a 2.11 GAA and .929 SV%…following the 2008 NHL Playoffs, joined Switzerland for the 2008 IIHF World Championship in Halifax and Quebec City…appeared in three games, going 1-2-0 with a 2.79 GAA and .915 SV%…2006-07: Played for Davos of the Swiss National League A…set a career high in wins, posting a 28-16-0 record in 44 appearances with a 2.60 GAA…was voted Best Goalie in the Swiss National League…ranked tied for first in the Swiss League in wins during the regular season and first in wins during the playoffs (12)…helped Davos capture the Swiss championship…in addition, helped Davos to a Spengler Cup championship…was the starting goaltender for the Swiss National Team at the 2007 IIHF World Championship from Apr. 27-May 13 in Moscow, Russia…appeared in six games, posting a 2.51 GAA and .910 SV%, finishing fifth among goaltenders in SV%…2005-06: Helped Davos advance to the final in the Swiss Championship…was selected to the All-Star team for the Spengler Cup and was a member of the Swiss National Team for the IIHF World Championships…2004-05: Was voted the Best Goalie in the Swiss League, en route to the Swiss League Championship…won the Spengler Cup with Davos and selected to the tournament All-Star team.


Spends the offseason in the town of Davos in his native Switzerland…resides in Newport Beach during the hockey season…enjoys playing tennis, beach volleyball and sailing on his family’s boat in Switzerland during the offseason…is an automobile enthusiast and spends his summers fixing cars with his friends at a local body shop in his hometown…enjoys cooking traditional Swiss food, with his specialty being fondue…lists his favorite food as Italian…admires fellow Swiss athlete Roger Federer…can speak German, English and French fluently…is a big fan of rock music, enjoying the likes of Metallica and Nickelback.


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