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30 - Raphael Girard
Raphael Girard
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.
High School: Northwood School (N.Y.)
Position: Goaltender
Major: Romance Languages and Literatures
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Eliot

Senior (2013-14) Stats
Received All-Ivy League honorable mention accolades ... Saved a career-high 52 shots in 2-2 tie at No. 8/8 Yale Dec. 7 … Made 43 saves and earned third career shutout in 3-0 win over Bentley Oct. 26 … Stopped 28 shots to record second-straight shutout in 2-0 win over No. 10 Rensselaer Nov. 1 ... Made 31 saves against Princeton in a 3-2 win Jan. 31.

Junior (2012-13)
Stats
Recorded first career shutout, stopping 31 shots in 5-0 victory over Bentley Oct. 27, 2012 ... Made 24 saves in 4-0 clean sheet against RPI Nov. 10 ... Made 34 stops and helped Harvard silence Cornell power play in 4-1 win over No. 10 Big Red Nov. 16 at Lynah Rink ... Logged 42 saves in Beanpot semifinal against Boston College Feb. 4 ... Made 38 saves in 2-2 tie against Cornell Feb. 16 ... Stopped 45 shots in season finale against Princeton March 2 ... Stopped 39 shots in 2-1 win in Game 1 of first round playoff series against Dartmouth March 8.     

Sophomore (2011-12) Stats
Received Donald Angier Trophy as Harvard's most improved player ... ECAC Hockey/Fischer Hockey Goaltender of the Month (February) ... ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week (Feb. 28) ... Ranked fifth nationally in save percentage and 12th in goals-against average ... Led ECAC Hockey with .947 save percentage and ranked second with 1.81 goals-against average ... Appeared in 12 of Harvard's final 13 games, starting the last seven ... Ranked fifth nationally in save percentage and 12th in goals-against average ... Turned away 32 of Union's 34 shots in ECAC title game ... Stopped 129 of 136 shots in ECAC quarterfinal series against Yale (March 9-11), setting career highs with 42 saves in Game 1 and then 48 in Game 2. Made 20 saves, seven while shorthanded, in the two overtimes of Game 2 ... Backstopped Harvard to wins against St. Lawrence and Clarkson to wrap up regular season and clinch playoff bye. Allowed three goals, two on power plays, on 61 shots. Of 31 saves against SLU, 15 came during power plays and 14 came in scoreless second period. Also recorded an assist in win against Clarkson ... Made 32 saves in 3-3 tie at Brown (Feb. 17) ... Stopped 27 shots in 2-2 tie against Rensselaer (Feb. 10) ... Entered in the second period of Beanpot semifinal against No. 1 Boston Unviersity and stopped all eight shots he faced (Feb. 6) ... Played the final two periods of comeback win at Quinnipiac (Feb. 3), stopping all 26 shots he faced for first collegiate win ... Made 24 saves in 2-2 tie against No. 19 Quinnipiac (Nov. 5).

Freshman (2010-11) Stats
Made his first career start at Northeastern (Jan. 19), registering 34 saves in a 3-0 loss ... Debuted by saving three of the four shots he faced against in relief appearance against Dartmouth (Nov. 26).

Before Harvard
Graduated cum laude from Northwood School … Posted a 26-6-3 record with a 1.55 goals-against average for Northwood in 2009-10 … Shared starting duties in 2008-09 and was also a defender on the Northwood soccer team … As a member of the College Antoine-Girouard Gaulois, awarded the Ken Dryden Trophy as the most valuable goaltender in the Quebec midget AAA league after tying Patrick Roy’s record for wins in a season … Also named College Antoine-Girouard’s most valuable player and first-team all-league, helping the Gaulois capture the Mario Gosselin Trophy for the league’s lowest goals-against average.

Career Highs
Saves - 34 at Northeastern, Jan. 19, 2011
Points 1 one asist vs. Clarkson, Feb. 25, 2012
Assists 1 vs. Clarkson, Feb. 25, 2012 

Season GP Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Save% W L T Sho
2010-11................ 2 68:41 5 4.37 37 .881 0 1 0 0.0
TOTAL.................. 2 68:41 5 4.37 37 .881 0 1 0 0.0
Recent Games
Feb 21 Yale L, 5-2
Feb 22 Brown L, 2-0
Feb 28 at Colgate W, 2-1
Mar 1 at Cornell L, 3-2
Mar 7 at Yale L, 4-0
Mar 8 at Yale L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 16 9
Games started 15 9
Minutes 880:54 542:47
Goals against 37 18
Goals-against average 2.52 1.99
Saves 453 272
Save pct .924 .938
Wins 5 2
Losses 8 5
Ties 2 2
Win pct .400 .333
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Oct 26 Bentley W, 3-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 43 1.000 1 0 0
Oct 29 at Rensselaer T, 3-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 Rensselaer W, 2-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 28 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 2 Union L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 St. Lawrence L, 3-1 1 58:11 3 3.09 27 .900 0 1 0
Nov 9 Clarkson L, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Quinnipiac L, 3-2 1 58:38 3 3.07 30 .909 0 1 0
Nov 16 at Princeton W, 5-3 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 20 Boston College L, 5-1 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 26 at New Hampshire W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 33 .917 1 0 0
Nov 30 at Dartmouth L, 2-1 1 59:05 2 2.03 33 .943 0 1 0
Dec 6 at Brown L, 2-1 1 58:48 2 2.04 30 .938 0 1 0
Dec 7 at Yale T, 2-2 1 65:00 2 1.85 52 .963 0 0 1
Dec 29 Russian Red Stars W, 9-3 1 28:28 1 2.11 18 .947 0 0 0
Jan 4 Boston University W, 7-4 1 60:00 4 4.00 20 .833 1 0 0
Jan 7 Quinnipiac T, 2-2 1 64:39 2 1.86 29 .935 0 0 1
Jan 11 vs. Yale L, 5-1 1 25:41 4 9.34 14 .778 0 1 0
Jan 17 Cornell L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 Colgate L, 4-2 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Union L, 4-3 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Princeton W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 26 .929 1 0 0
Feb 3 vs. Northeastern L, 6-0 1 40:03 5 7.49 21 .808 0 1 0
Feb 7 Dartmouth W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 vs. Boston University W, 6-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Clarkson W, 1-0 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at St. Lawrence T, 2-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 Yale L, 5-2 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Brown L, 2-0 1 58:26 2 2.05 17 .895 0 1 0
Feb 28 at Colgate W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 at Cornell L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - -
Mar 7 at Yale L, 4-0 0 33:15 1 1.80 13 .929 0 0 0
Mar 8 at Yale L, 2-1 1 59:08 2 2.03 37 .949 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 16 15 880:54 37 2.52 453 .924 5 8 2 .400
Conference 9 9 542:47 18 1.99 272 .938 2 5 2 .333
Exhibition 1 1 28:28 1 2.11 18 .947 0 0 0 -

Home 7 7 421:16 13 1.85 190 .936 4 2 1 .643
Away 7 6 393:54 15 2.28 228 .938 1 4 1 .250
Neutral 2 2 65:44 9 8.22 35 .795 0 2 0 .000

Wins 5 5 300:00 9 1.80 150 .943 5 0 0 1.000
Losses 9 8 451:15 24 3.19 222 .902 0 8 0 .000
Ties 2 2 129:39 4 1.85 81 .953 0 0 2 .500

September - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
October 1 1 60:00 0 0.00 43 1.000 1 0 0 1.000
November 5 5 295:54 11 2.23 151 .932 2 3 0 .400
December 2 2 123:48 4 1.94 82 .953 0 1 1 .250
January 4 4 210:20 12 3.42 89 .881 2 1 1 .625
February 2 2 98:29 7 4.26 38 .844 0 2 0 .000
March 2 1 92:23 3 1.95 50 .943 0 1 0 .000
April - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -