Mathieu Garon

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  • Height: 6'1
  • Weight: 198 lbs.
  • Catches: R
  • Experience: 12 years
  • Birthdate: Jan 9, 1978
  • Birthplace: Chandler, Que.
  • Drafted: Drafted by Montreal in 1996 (2/44).
Scouting Report
Assets:
Showed an excellent glove hand and a lot of persistence in the crease area. Was a hard worker and displayed the ability to bounce back from adversity. Could take over No. 1 duties from time to time.
Flaws:
Didn't handle the pressure of playing major minutes well and generally lacked consistency in his game (especially when made the starter). He was also prone to prolonged slumps at the NHL level.
Career Potential:
Quality backup goaltender.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2008-09 (Pittsburgh)
Canadian Major Junior Goaltender of the Year 1997-98
Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team 1997-98
QMJHL Jacques Plante Trophy 1997-98
QMJHL Raymond Lagace Trophy 1995-96
QMJHL First All-Star Team 1997-98