|Assets:||Has incredible size for the goaltending position and tremendous agility for a big goalie. Displays a calm demeanor that assures confidence with his teammates.|
|Flaws:||Still needs to prove his mettle at the highest level, against the best shooters in the world, over an extended period of time. Also needs to add more bulk.|
|Career Potential:||Talented goaltender with upside.|
|11/15/2013||Signed by the Vancouver Canucks to a two-year contract extension.|
|4/30/2013||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|8/27/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Vancouver Cancuks to a two-year contract.|
|6/18/2012||Vancouver Canucks tendered a qualifying offer.|
|11/17/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|11/16/2011||Recalled from Chicago (AHL).|
|9/30/2011||Assigned to Chicago (AHL).|
|5/13/2011||Recalled from Manitoba (AHL).|
|10/08/2010||Assigned to Manitoba (AHL).|
|4/06/2010||Signed as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks to a two-year entry-level contract.|
|4/06/2010||Signed as a free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.|
Lack leads Canucks to win | 12/10/2013 3:43 AM
NewsEddie Lack made 31 saves for his first NHL shutout in his first start at home to lead the Canucks to a 2-0 win against the Carolina Hurricanes Monday night.
ImpactThe 25-year-old hadn't played since a 3-2 win in Carolina eight days earlier, but made 11 stops in the first period and his best saves late in the second. Lack now has a 4-2-0 record with a 2.08 goals-against average and .925 save percentage.
Eddie Lack to start against Canes Monday | 12/09/2013 3:07 PM
NewsEddie Lack is projected to get the nod Monday night when the Canucks host Carolina.
Elliott Pap on Twitter
ImpactRoberto Luongo has started Vancouver's last three games and his performances over that span earned him the NHL's third star of the week. Lack will start so that Luongo doesn't have to play three games in four nights. Lack's last outing came on Dec. 1 when he had 29 stops in a 3-2 win over the Hurricanes.
Eddie Lack gets first win since October | 12/01/2013 3:59 PM
NewsEddie Lack finally notched his third win of 2013-14 on Sunday, as the Vancouver Canucks beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2.
ImpactLack stopped 29 out of 31 shots to improve his record to 3-2-0 with a respectable .911 save percentage. His win drought - which stretched back to Oct. 25 before today - was more about Roberto Luongo's workhorse tendencies than Lack's shortcomings.
Eddie Lack receives the start for Vancouver | 12/01/2013 12:56 PM
NewsThe Vancouver Canucks are rolling with Eddie Lack in net against the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.
Vancouver Canucks on Twitter
ImpactThe 25-year-old is 2-2-0 with a .906 save percentage and 2.49 GAA in six games played this season. He hasn't won since allowing two goals against the Blues on Oct. 25. Roberto Luongo gets a breather today.
Canucks' Eddie Lack signs two-year extension | 11/15/2013 1:36 PM
NewsEddie Lack has inked a two-year/$2.3 million extension with the Vancouver Canucks.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactLack has a 2.41 GAA and .911 save percentage in five games this season. He's expected to continue to serve as Roberto Luongo's understudy for the duration of his new contract.
G Eddie Lack not bad but still loses to Ducks | 11/10/2013 11:12 PM
NewsVancouver goalie Eddie Lack stopped 20 of the 22 shots he faced from Anaheim shooters but the Ducks recorded a 3-1 victory Sunday night.
ImpactThe Ducks scored an empty-netter in this one. Lack's goals-against-average isn't too bad - 2.79
Eddie Lack to get the start on Sunday | 11/10/2013 11:26 AM
NewsEddie Lack will be between the pipes on Sunday as the Vancouver Canucks take on the Anaheim Ducks.
ImpactLack played on Saturday as coach John Tortorella pulled Roberto Luongo just past the halfway mark of the second period after he allowed four goals on 18 shots. Lack played well in relief as he gave up only one goal the rest of the way, albeit on the first shot he saw, stopping 13 shots. Adjust your roster accordingly.
Eddie Lack will start Friday vs St. Louis | 10/25/2013 6:37 PM
NewsEddie Lack will play between the pipes on Friday.
Dan Murphy on Twitter
ImpactThe Vancouver Canucks have decided to rest Roberto Luongo after he played on Thursday. Lack has a 2.96 GAA and .906 save percentage in three starts this season.
G Eddie Lack lacks only a win in Columbus | 10/20/2013 9:39 PM
NewsVancouver goalie Eddie Lack, filling in for Roberto Luongo, turned in a very good game in Columbus Sunday, though he and the Canucks lost to the Blue Jackets, 3-1.
ImpactLack gave up only two goals on 28 shots before an empty-netter gave the Jackets the two-goal victory. It was Lack's second start of the season and first loss.
Eddie Lack expected to start on Sunday | 10/20/2013 11:03 AM
NewsEddie Lack is expected to be in goal for the Vancouver Canucks Sunday.
ImpactIt will be his second start of the season as Lack last started two weeks ago in a 5-4 overtime win over Calgary as he stopped 32 shots. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Eddie Lack picks up overtime win in NHL debut | 10/06/2013 11:47 PM
NewsGoaltender Eddie Lack, backup to Roberto Luongo with the Vancouver Canucks, had a successful NHL debut Sunday night.
ImpactLack turned aside 32 of 36 shots in regulation and overtime before he and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Flames 5-4 in OT in Calgary. Among the reasons the Canucks traded Cory Schneider to New Jersey in the off-season was their belief in this 25-year-old netminding prospect. His AHL numbers have generally been great, with only 2012-13 (7-4-1 with a 3.00 GAA and .899 save percentage) lagging behind a bit. The Swede has the large frame NHL teams hope for in a goalie. After one game, his NHL GAA is .889.
Eddie Lack makes NHL debut on Sunday | 10/06/2013 2:06 PM
NewsVancouver Canucks backup goalie Eddie Lack is set to make his NHL debut on Sunday, facing the Calgary Flames.
Vancouver Canucks on Twitter
ImpactPart of the reason the Canucks traded Cory Schneider was because of their belief in the 25-year-old netminding prospect. His AHL numbers have generally been great, with only 2012-13 (7-4-1 with a 3.00 GAA and .899 save percentage) lagging behind a bit. The Swede has the large frame NHL teams hope for in a goalie.
Eddie Lack accepting of role behind Luongo | 09/05/2013 10:34 AM
NewsEddie Lack is accepting of the idea that he might not get a lot of playing time behind Roberto Luongo.
Impact"I haven't played in (nine) months, I'm sort of used to it," Lack said in reference to his recovery from a hip operation. Although Lack is the favorite to secure the number two job, he's not expected to have much fantasy value in 2013-14.
Eddie Lack feels ready for backup role | 08/28/2013 4:47 PM
NewsEddie Lack has the inside track on Vancouver's backup job behind Roberto Luongo going into this season.
ImpactHe has a one-way contract for the 2013-14 campaign at $850,000, while Joacim Eriksson owns a two-way deal. Lack also feels ready to compete after missing the last part of the 2012-13 season following hip surgery. "I feel there was a lot of negative that came with my injury and everything but I kind of feel there was a lot of positive, too," he said. "The last six months I had a chance to really work on stuff that I didn't really have a chance to work on before. I feel stronger and better out there than I have ever felt."
Eddie Lack in line for backup job w/ Canucks | 06/30/2013 8:32 AM
NewsEddie Lack will battle Joacim Eriksson for the backup job in Vancouver once the Canucks deal either Roberto Luongo or Cory Schneider.
ImpactWhile it had been thought for over a year that Luongo would be the odd man out, it appears that trading Schneider will be a lot easier to do and definitely get a bigger return. Lack missed the latter half of the 2013 season after undergoing hip surgery but will be 100 percent for training camp.
Canucks recall Eddie Lack from AHL | 04/30/2013 3:06 PM
NewsVancouver Canucks recall Eddie Lack from AHL Chicago.
ImpactLack underwent season-ending hip surgery in January, which might've thrown a monkey wrench into any plans to trade Roberto Luongo during the season. Lack was recalled along with a host of other Wolves after Chicago missed the AHL playoffs. He obviously won't play and instead will tag along with the Canucks and get a chance to experience the playoff atmosphere.
Eddie Lack out six months after hip surgery | 01/29/2013 6:10 PM
NewsEddie Lack will be sidelined for six months after undergoing hip surgery.
Sportsnet Pacific on Twitter
ImpactBefore getting hurt, Lack had been expected to back up Cory Schneider once Roberto Luongo was finally traded. His surgery not only throws a wrench into those immediate plans, but also complicates who will back up Schneider at the start of next season. While we don't expect something like this to keep Vancouver from dealing Luongo, it certainly doesn't help and it's possible the Canucks will now seek a backup goalie in any potential trade.
Eddie Lack's injury woes could have impact | 01/07/2013 2:08 PM
NewsEddie Lack's (groin) injury problems could affect the Vancouver Canucks in their dealings with Roberto Luongo.
ImpactIf the Canucks deal Luongo, then they will likely have to pick up a backup goaltender as Lack will be unable to be the man. Brian Brust could be in line as he is a UFA and has been outstanding for nearby Abbotsford of the AHL although they could go for a more experienced backup like Dan Ellis or Ty Conklin. Lack has been out of action since late November with the groin injury and is likely to now go to Vancouver so the training staff can look at him.
|Date||Team||Opp||Decision||MIN||SO||GA||SHA||YTD GAA||YTD SV%||YTD Record||Status|
|Swe Jr.||Total||Swe Jr.||80||-||-||-||-||4797||8||212||2442||2.65||.913||-||-||-|
|Shots Against||36||at Cgy||Oct 6|
|Saves||32||at Cgy||Oct 6|
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