|Assets:||Cool as a cucumber under intense pressure, he seems to thrive with the game on the line. Is capable of making incredible saves when down and out, and never quits on a play.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have ideal size for the goaltending position at the National Hockey League level (6-0, 162 pounds), and will need to bulk up in order to maximize his puck-stopping ability.|
|Career Potential:||Talented goaltender with good upside.|
|OHL||F.W. "Dinty" Moore Trophy||2009-10|
|OHL||Second All-Rookie Team||2009-10|
|OHL||Third All-Star Team||2010-11|
|11/05/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|11/01/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/16/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/15/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/11/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/01/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|2/18/2013||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|2/04/2013||Recalled from Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/09/2012||Re-assigned to Toledo Walleyes (ECHL).|
|10/07/2012||Re-assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/06/2012||Re-assigned to Toledo Walleye (ECHL).|
|9/14/2012||Assigned to Grand Rapids (AHL).|
|10/19/2011||Signed by the Detroit Red Wings to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|9/19/2011||Returned to his junior team (Ottawa-OHL).|
|9/20/2010||Returned to his junior team (Ottawa-OHL).|
|6/26/2010||Drafted by the Detroit Red Wings in the 5th round (141st overall) in 2010.|
Petr Mrazek heads back to AHL Grand Rapids | 11/05/2013 3:02 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek has been sent to AHL Grand Rapids.
RedWings.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactMrazek has a 3.14 GAA and .891 save percentage in five AHL contests this season. He got the start on Saturday for Detroit and turned aside all 14 shots he faced in a 5-0 victory.
Petr Mrazek earns 14-save shutout vs. Oilers | 11/03/2013 1:02 AM
NewsPetr Mrazek had an easy night in the Red Wings' 5-0 blanking of the Oilers on Saturday night.
ImpactHe notched a shutout on 14 saves. It was Mrazek's first start of the season and third game overall. The netminder wasn't off to a very good start in the AHL, recording a 3.14 goals-against average and .891 save percentage.
Petr Mrazek to start Saturday v Oilers | 11/02/2013 8:37 AM
NewsPetr Mrazek will start in goal for the Red Wings against the Oilers Saturday night.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactJimmy Howard played Friday night in Calgary and Jonas Gustavsson is still recovering from a strained neck so Mrazek gets the call. Althoough Mrazek's numbers in the AHL last season were quite good (2.33 GAA, .916 SP), he was off to a slow start with Grand Rapids this season. We do not believe the 21-year-old is a fantasy asset at this time.
Petr Mrazek has been promoted by Detroit | 11/01/2013 2:16 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek has been summoned by the Detroit Red Wings.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactJonas Gustavsson is day-to-day with a strained neck and is unavailable on Friday as a result. Mrazek will serve as Jimmy Howard's understudy.
Detroit returns Petr Mrazek to minors | 10/17/2013 8:56 AM
NewsPetr Mrazek was returned to the AHL on Wednesday.
ImpactHis reassignment may indicate that Jimmy Howard will be able to suit up Thursday night at Colorado.
Red Wings recall goalie Petr Mrazek | 10/15/2013 2:02 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek has been brought up from AHL Grand Rapids.
ImpactHe will serve as Jonas Gustavsson's backup Tuesday night. Jimmy Howard will not dress because of a hand injury.
Petr Mrazek heads down to the minors | 10/11/2013 12:47 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek has been returned to the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins.
ImpactMrazek didn't end up playing in a game for Detroit during his NHL stint. He had a 2.33 GAA and .916 save percentage in 42 AHL contests last season.
Wings send down Petr Mrazek, call up Coreau | 10/01/2013 8:16 AM
NewsPetr Mrazek was sent down to the minors on Monday.
ImpactHe was expected to start out as Detroit's backup goaltender, but it looks like Jared Coreau has been summoned from the minors to do that instead. However, that could change quickly before Detroit opens the 2013-14 season versus Buffalo on Wednesday.
Mrazek likely to open season with Detroit | 09/24/2013 6:42 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek is likely to start the 2013-14 campaign with the Detroit Red Wings due to Jonas Gustavsson's groin injury.
Impact"You've earned the right to get the break," Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said of Mrazek. "As a rookie he won the Calder Cup and things are good and he gets a chance. Do good with what you get." As Babcock mentioned, Mrazek is coming off of a strong season in the minors. However, he's not likely to get much playing time behind Jimmy Howard and that will severely limit his fantasy value.
Petr Mzarek may be Wings' backup goalie | 08/17/2013 6:15 PM
NewsNHL.com is reporting that youngster Petr Mrazek figures to battle Jonas Gustavsson in Detroit's camp next month for the backup job behind Jimmy Howard.
ImpactMrazek, who played major junior hockey in Ottawa, is rated as the Wings' top prospect by NHL.com. Yet the web site also suggests that, if Mrazek is to pay long-term dividends for the Wings, it may be as the centerpiece of a trade to a team that will make him its starter. In 42 regular-season games with the Rapid City Griffins last season, Mrazek went 23-16-2 with a 2.33 goals-against average and .916 save percentage. He was 14-7 with a 2.20 GAA while helping Grand Rapids to a championship.
Osgood's mentoring prospect Petr Mrazek | 06/14/2013 10:34 AM
NewsRetired Detroit Red Wings goaltender Chris Osgood has been mentoring prospect Petr Mrazek.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactMrazek has led the AHL Grand Rapids Griffins to the Calder Cup finals. He has a 2.20 GAA and .922 save percentage in the playoffs. "He's got all the attributes, he just needs to add a few things and grow before he'll be in Detroit," Osgood said. "I work with him on foot speed, on getting him to come out of the blue paint and challenge more. But he's good. And he corrects himself. You don't have to tell him over and over." Mrazek will likely stay in the AHL for the start of the 2013-14 campaign.
Petr Mrazek returns to the minors | 02/18/2013 3:28 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek has been sent down to the minors.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactDetroit can afford to return him to the AHL now that Jonas Gustavsson (groin) has returned from his conditioning stint. He had a 2.01 GAA and .922 save percentage in two games this season.
Petr Mrazek loses to Minnesota Sunday | 02/17/2013 10:43 PM
NewsRed Wings goaltender Petr Mrazek allowed three goals on 24 shots in a 3-2 loss to the Wild on Sunday.
ImpactMrazek was stellar in his first NHL start, a 5-1 win over St. Louis, but he was less so in this contest. It's fair for coach Mike Babcock to seek opportunities to get Jimmy Howard some rest, but he should get a heavy workload going forward.
Petr Mrazek will start for Detroit on Sunday | 02/16/2013 8:54 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek will play between the pipes on Sunday.
Detroit Free Press
ImpactIt will be Mrazek's second career start. He saved 26 of 27 shots in a 5-1 win over St. Louis on Feb. 7.
Mrazek impresses coach, might start again | 02/08/2013 11:08 AM
NewsDetroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock is open to starting Petr Mrazek again in the not too distant future after his impressive NHL debut.
ImpactMrazek turned aside 26 of 27 shots against the St. Louis Blues on Thursday. "Kind of like Ozzie (Chris Osgood) did, he makes it easy for the defense," Babcock said. "He didn't generate second chances for them, the puck didn't come out. Good for the kid. It's not easy to play in this league." The big question as far as Mrazek is concerned is if Jonas Gustavsson (groin) or Joey MacDonald (back) will be available this weekend. If neither are ready, then it wouldn't be shocking to see Mrazek play in one of Detroit's upcoming back-to-back games on Saturday and Sunday.
Petr Mrazek impressive in win over St. Louis | 02/08/2013 1:21 AM
NewsPetr Mrazek looked good in his first big-league start against St. Louis on Thursday.
ImpactHe made 26 saves on 27 shots in a 5-1 win, with the only goal he allowed coming on the Blues power play. With Jimmy Howard struggling this campaign, it wouldn't be surprising to see Mrazek get another start.
Petr Mrazek isn't nervous for first start | 02/07/2013 7:34 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek isn't nervous going into his first start.
Detroit Free Press
Impact"I'm never nervous," Mrazek said. "I will go out there and play my best and enjoy every minute on the ice." He has a 2.26 GAA and .916 save percentage in 25 AHL games this season.
Petr Mrazek will make his NHL debut Thursday | 02/07/2013 1:58 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek will start for the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday.
Helene St. James on Twitter
ImpactIt will be Mrazek's first NHL game. He's giving Jimmy Howard, who played in Detroit's first nine games, a day off.
Detroit calls up Petr Mrazek | 02/04/2013 5:37 PM
NewsPetr Mrazek has been called up by the Detroit Red Wings.
ImpactMrazek will serve as Detroit's backup goaltender while Jonas Gustavsson is sidelined. Red Wings GM Ken Holland has expressed an interest in resting Jimmy Howard "at some point this week," so Mrazek should get at least one start during this stint.
|Date||Team||Opp||Decision||MIN||SO||GA||SHA||YTD GAA||YTD SV%||YTD Record||Status|
|Shots Against||14||at Edm||Nov 2||27|
|Saves||14||at Edm||Nov 2||26|
|Games Played In||2||2012-13 (Det)|
|Goal Against Average||2.02*||2012-13 (Det)|
|Save percentage||.922*||2012-13 (Det)|
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