34 Steve Michalek
34 - Steve Michalek
Height: 6-2
Weight: 196
Year: Senior
Hometown: Glastonbury, Conn.
High School: Loomis Chaffee School
Position: Goaltender
Draft: Minnesota Wild
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Dunster

Selected in the sixth round (161st pick overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft by the Minnesota Wild.

Senior (2014-15) Stats
Started all 37 games, a new Harvard goaltender record ... Made 1,029 saves, also a program record ... 21 wins is tied for second most in one year for a goaltender ... Named ECAC Goaltender of the Month in November March ... Earned Eberly Award for top goaltender at the Beanpot All-Ivy League honorable mention ... Recognized as ECAC Goaltender of the Week on Nov. 25 ... Recorded first shutout of the year in a 4-0 win over Rensselaer Nov. 7 ... Came within a save of his career-high with 42 in a 2-2 tie at No. 8/8 Union Nov. 8 ... Made 23 saves in helping defeat No. 8/8 Boston College Nov. 11 ... Shutout Dartmouth with 29 saves Nov. 18 ... Saved 40 shots in a 3-2 overtime win against No. 1/1 Boston University Nov. 25 ... Held No. 4/4 UMass Lowell to two goals in a 4-2 win Nov. 29 ... Made a season-high 43 saves in 5-2 victory at No. 15/15 Quinnipiac Dec. 6 ... Stopped 33 shots in a 6-2 win over Rensselaer Dec. 30 ... Made 38 saves in the Rivalry on Ice against Yale Jan. 10 ... Earned the win with 25 saves against Clarkson Jan. 16 ... Notched 25 saves at Cornell, Jan. 23, and 30 stops at No. 15/13 Colgate, Jan. 24 ... Tallied an assist at Colgate Jan. 24 ... Recorded a Beanpot and Harvard record 63 saves against No. 3/2 Boston University in the tournament's opening round Feb. 3 ... Made 32 saves at Yale Feb. 6 ... Blocked 22 shots at Brown Feb. 7 ... Stifled the Colgate attack with 25 saves Feb. 13, while also tallying second assist of the year ... Made 26 saves against Cornell Feb. 14 ... Rejected 33 shots at Clarkson Feb. 21 ... Quashed 24 shots against No. 9/10 Boston College in the Beanpot Consolation, and posted the tournament's highest save percentage ... Made 20 stops against No. 10/9 Quinnipiac Feb. 27 ... Recorded a shutout with 27 saves against Princeton Feb. 28 ... Stopped 28 shots in game one of the ECAC first round playoffs vs. brown and added 24 saves in game two March 6-7 ... Stopped 19 of 21 shots in game one of the ECAC quarterfinals vs. Yale on March 13 ... Made 20 of 21 possible saves in game two of ECAC quarterfinals vs. Yale March 14 ... Recorded 40 saves in game three of Harvard's 3-2 win over Yale on March 15 in the ECAC quarterfinals.

Junior (2013-14) Stats
Started 15 games for the Crimson, finishing the season with a 2.47 GAA and .921 save percentage ... Had his first two career shutouts in just three games against Dartmouth with 21 stops Feb. 7 and No. 14/15 Clarkson with 32 stops Feb. 14.

Sophomore (2012-13) Stats

Freshman (2011-12) Stats
Named to All-Ivy League second team ... Recorded first Beanpot win with 24 saves on 26 shots in consolation game against Northeastern (Feb. 13) ... Allowed one goal on 25 shots in 3-1 win against Brown (Jan. 28) ... Stopped career-/season-high 36 shots, 16 in the final period, in 4-3 defeat of Yale (Jan. 27) ... Made 34 saves, including 15 in the third period, at No. 18 Colgate (Jan. 20) ... Registered 33 saves in ties at No. 18 North Dakota (Dec. 30) and No. 14 Union (Jan. 6) ... Made 31 saves, including several key stops down the stretch, to defeat Princeton, 4-3 (Dec. 10) ... Stopped 24 of 28 shots in relief in comeback from four goals down to defeat New Hampshire (Nov. 22) ... Recorded 30 saves in win at Clarkson (Nov. 18) ... Logged 30 saves and an assist in first collegiate win, against No. 18 Colgate (Nov. 12 ... Made 34 saves in Harvard debut in season opener against Princeton (Nov. 4).

Before Harvard
A three-year letterwinner and two-year most valuable player on the Loomis Chaffee hockey team … Named a New England prep all-star as a senior after making more than 1,000 saves with a .918 save percentage … Played in 2011 U.S. National Junior Evaluation Camp … Helped U.S. National Under-18 Team win silver medal at 2010 Ivan Hlinka Tournament … Named Player of the Game in two of his three Ivan Hlinka starts, including a 1-0 loss to Canada in championship game … An all-conference selection for 2010-11 … Selected to Team Connecticut pick in '09 and '10 … A four-year letterwinner in baseball … Captained the baseball team as a senior.

Career Highs
Saves - 36 vs. Yale, Jan. 27, 2012
Points - 1 one assist vs. Colgate, Nov. 12, 2011
Assists - 1 vs. Colgate, Nov. 12, 2011

Recent Games
Mar 13 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2
Mar 14 at No. 12/12 Yale L, 2-0
Mar 15 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2
Mar 20 vs. No. 7/7 Quinnipiac W, 5-2
Mar 21 vs. Colgate W, 4-2
Mar 28 vs. No. 9/9 Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games played 37 22
Games started 37 22
Minutes 2232:04 1270:45
Goals against 85 50
Goals-against average 2.28 2.36
Saves 1029 592
Save pct .924 .922
Wins 21 11
Losses 13 8
Ties 3 3
Win pct .608 .568
Date Opponent Score gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t
Nov 1 Dartmouth T, 3-3 1 65:00 3 2.77 29 .906 0 0 1
Nov 7 at Rensselaer W, 4-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 14 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 8 at No. 8/8 Union T, 2-2 1 65:00 2 1.85 42 .955 0 0 1
Nov 11 at No. 8 Boston College W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 23 .885 1 0 0
Nov 14 Brown W, 6-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 33 .943 1 0 0
Nov 15 Yale L, 2-1 1 59:14 1 1.01 33 .971 0 1 0
Nov 18 at Dartmouth W, 2-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 29 1.000 1 0 0
Nov 21 Bentley W, 5-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 28 .966 1 0 0
Nov 25 at No. 1/1 Boston University W, 3-2 1 63:10 2 1.90 40 .952 1 0 0
Nov 29 at No. 4/4 UMass Lowell W, 4-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 15 .882 1 0 0
Dec 5 at Princeton W, 4-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 22 .880 1 0 0
Dec 6 at No. 15/15 Quinnipiac W, 5-2 1 59:50 2 2.01 43 .956 1 0 0
Dec 28 Russian Red Stars W, 4-0 1 40:00 0 0.00 10 1.000 1 0 0
Dec 30 Rensselaer W, 6-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 33 .943 1 0 0
Jan 10 vs. No. 19 Yale L, 4-1 1 60:00 4 4.00 38 .905 0 1 0
Jan 16 Clarkson W, 6-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 25 .893 1 0 0
Jan 17 St. Lawrence L, 5-1 1 14:49 3 12.15 6 .667 0 1 0
Jan 23 at Cornell L, 3-2 1 59:29 3 3.03 25 .893 0 1 0
Jan 24 at No. 15/13 Colgate W, 6-1 1 60:00 1 1.00 30 .968 1 0 0
Jan 30 Union L, 5-4 1 58:14 5 5.15 21 .808 0 1 0
Feb 3 vs. No. 3/2 Boston University L, 4-3 1 82:11 4 2.92 63 .940 0 1 0
Feb 6 at No. 15/15 Yale L, 3-0 1 59:50 2 2.01 32 .941 0 1 0
Feb 7 at Brown L, 2-1 1 58:07 2 2.06 22 .917 0 1 0
Feb 13 Colgate W, 4-1 1 59:13 1 1.01 25 .962 1 0 0
Feb 14 Cornell T, 3-3 1 65:00 3 2.77 26 .897 0 0 1
Feb 20 at St. Lawrence L, 5-1 1 46:59 5 6.39 22 .815 0 1 0
Feb 21 at Clarkson W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 33 .943 1 0 0
Feb 23 vs. No. 9/10 Boston College L, 3-2 1 61:13 3 2.94 24 .889 0 1 0
Feb 27 No. 10/9 Quinnipiac L, 5-2 1 60:00 5 5.00 20 .800 0 1 0
Feb 28 Princeton W, 5-0 1 60:00 0 0.00 27 1.000 1 0 0
Mar 6 Brown W, 6-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 28 .933 1 0 0
Mar 7 Brown W, 4-3 1 60:00 3 3.00 24 .889 1 0 0
Mar 13 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 19 .905 1 0 0
Mar 14 at No. 12/12 Yale L, 2-0 1 58:57 1 1.02 20 .952 0 1 0
Mar 15 at No. 12/12 Yale W, 3-2 1 96:46 2 1.24 40 .952 1 0 0
Mar 20 vs. No. 7/7 Quinnipiac W, 5-2 1 60:00 2 2.00 20 .909 1 0 0
Mar 21 vs. Colgate W, 4-2 1 59:44 2 2.01 30 .938 1 0 0
Mar 28 vs. No. 9/9 Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 1 59:18 2 2.02 25 .926 0 1 0
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
2011-12 24 22 1336:05 71 3.19 598 .894 7 7 8 .500
2012-13 - - 0:00 - - - - - - - -
2013-14 18 15 970:08 40 2.47 464 .921 5 8 2 .400
2014-15 37 37 2232:04 85 2.28 1029 .924 21 13 3 .608
Total 79 74 4538:17 196 2.59 2091 .914 33 28 13 .534
  gp gs min ga gaa sv sv% w l t win %
Total 37 37 2232:04 85 2.28 1029 .924 21 13 3 .608
Conference 22 22 1270:45 50 2.36 592 .922 11 8 3 .568
Exhibition 1 1 40:00 0 0.00 10 1.000 1 0 0 1.000
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Home 14 14 801:30 34 2.55 358 .913 8 4 2 .643
Away 17 17 1048:08 34 1.95 471 .933 11 5 1 .676
Neutral 6 6 382:26 17 2.67 200 .922 2 4 0 .333
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Wins 21 21 1298:43 37 1.71 581 .940 21 0 0 1.000
Losses 13 13 738:21 40 3.25 351 .898 0 13 0 .000
Ties 3 3 195:00 8 2.46 97 .924 0 0 3 .500
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November 10 10 612:24 16 1.57 286 .947 7 1 2 .800
December 3 3 179:50 7 2.34 98 .933 3 0 0 1.000
January 6 6 312:32 19 3.65 145 .884 2 4 0 .333
February 10 10 612:33 27 2.64 294 .916 3 6 1 .350
March 8 8 514:45 16 1.86 206 .928 6 2 0 .750