Ray Emery

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Ray Emery
Ray Emery Hawks.jpg
Born September 28, 1982 (1982-09-28) (age 32)
Hamilton, ON, CAN[1]
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
NHL team
Former teams
Philadelphia Flyers
NHL
Ottawa Senators
Anaheim Ducks
Chicago Blackhawks
KHL
Atlant Moscow Oblast
NHL Draft 99th overall, 2001
Ottawa Senators
Playing career 2002–present

Raymond "Ray" Emery (born September 28, 1982 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey player. He currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Emery has also played for the Ottawa Senators, Anaheim Ducks and Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played in KHL with the Atlant Moscow Oblast.[2][3][4] Emery has been awarded many honors, most from the minor league.

Emery has been given various nicknames over his career, most goes by "Razor" and "Sugar Ray."[4][5] In the 2001 NHL entry draft, Emery was chosen 99th overall by the Ottawa Senators. Emery was made starting goaltender in the 2006-07 NHL season. That year, the Senators made it to the Stanley Cup finals. On June 20, 2008, after some off-ice incidents, the Senators released Emery. Under one month later, Emery signed a one year, $2M contract with Atlant Mytishchi of the Russian KHL.[6] After his time in Russia, it was announced on June 10, 2009 that the Philadelphia Flyers had signed him to a one-year deal for $1.5 million.[7] In March of 2010, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that Emery would miss the remainder of the season because of avascular necrosis and that a bone graft would be done to alleviate his hip issues.[8] Emery began workout and rehabilitation process and later signed a one year, two-way contract with the Anaheim Ducks on February 7, 2011. During his time with the Ducks, he tied for fourth in the league after he posted a 7–2–0 record with a 2.28 goals-against average (GAA) and a .926 save percentage (SV%) in 10 regular season games going into the playoffs.[9] He attended the Chicago Blackhawks training camp on a tryout basis and was later signed by the Blackhawks to a 1-year, $600,000 deal.[10]

Emery has been known for getting into several altercations while playing ice hockey, a rarity for an ice-hockey goaltender.[11] Emery once fought two Buffalo Sabres players, Martin Biron and Andrew Peters in a line brawl during the 2006-07 NHL season. He also fought with his teammate, Brian McGrattan, during a practice in January 2008. He has also fought with teammate's Jason Spezza and Chris Neil.

On June 24, 2013, He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks after they defeated the Boston Bruins 4 games to 2 in the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals.[12]

On July 5, 2013, he signed a $1.65 million, 1-year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers.[13]

Career statistics[change | change source]

Regular season[change | change source]

   
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1998–99 Dunnville Terriers NDJCHL 22 3 19 0 1320 140 0 6.36
1999–00 Welland Cougars WOHL 23 13 10 0 1323 62 1 2.81
1999–00 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 16 9 3 0 716 36 1 3.02 .908
2000–01 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 52 18 29 2 2938 174 1 3.55 .904
2001–02 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 59 33 17 9 3477 158 4 2.73 .914
2002–03 Binghamton Senators AHL 50 27 17 6 2924 118 7 2.42 .924
2002–03 Ottawa Senators NHL 3 1 0 0 84 2 0 1.42 .923
2003–04 Binghamton Senators AHL 53 21 23 7 3109 128 3 2.47 .922
2003–04 Ottawa Senators NHL 3 2 0 0 126 5 0 2.38 .904
2004–05 Binghamton Senators AHL 51 28 18 5 2993 132 0 2.65 .910
2005–06 Ottawa Senators NHL 39 23 11 4 2167 102 3 2.82 .902
2006–07 Ottawa Senators NHL 58 33 16 6 3351 138 5 2.47 .918
2007–08 Ottawa Senators NHL 31 12 13 4 1689 88 0 3.13 .890
2007–08 Binghamton Senators AHL 2 1 1 0 120 6 0 3.00 .930
2008–09 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 36 22 8 0 2070 73 0 1.86 .926
2009–10 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 29 16 11 1 1684 74 3 2.64 .905
2009–10 Adirondack Phantoms AHL 1 0 1 0 59 2 0 2.03 .857
2010–11 Syracuse Crunch AHL 5 4 1 0 - 10 0 1.98 .943
2010–11 Anaheim Ducks NHL 10 7 2 0 527 20 0 2.28 .926
NHL totals 173 94 53 15 9,630 429 11 2.67 .908
AHL totals 162 81 61 18 9,508 396 10 2.50 .920
OHL totals 127 60 49 11 7,131 368 6 3.10 .909

Statistics as of 2010-07-28

Playoffs[change | change source]

   
Season Team League GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1999–00 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 15 8 7 883 33 3 2.24 .926
2001–02 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 6 2 4 360 19 1 3.16 .925
2002–03 Binghamton Senators AHL 14 8 6 848 40 2 2.83 .912
2003–04 Binghamton Senators AHL 2 0 2 120 6 0 3.00 .912
2004–05 Binghamton Senators AHL 6 2 4 409 14 0 2.05 .925
2005–06 Ottawa Senators NHL 10 5 5 604 29 0 2.88 .900
2006–07 Ottawa Senators NHL 20 13 7 1,248 47 3 2.26 .907
2008–09 Atlant Moscow Oblast KHL 7 3 3 419 13 0 1.86 .941
2010–11 Anaheim Ducks NHL 6 2 3 319 17 0 3.19 .897
OHL totals 21 10 11 1,243 52 4 2.47 .925
AHL totals 22 10 12 1,377 60 2 2.72 .915
NHL totals 36 20 15 2,172 93 3 2.57 .903

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ray Emery". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/players/8469548.html. Retrieved 2007-06-27.
  2. "Sens, Kings take steps to buy out Emery, Cloutier". TSN. 2008-06-20. http://tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=241222&lid=headline&lpos=topStory_main. Retrieved 2008-06-20.
  3. Cole, Stephen (2006). The Canadian Hockey Atlas. Doubleday Canada. ISBN 978-0-385-66093-8 (0-385-66093-6) .
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ken Warren (2007-06-10). "Razor likely to go under the knife for wrist injury; Ottawa Senators starting goalie Ray Emery admits to playing hurt for most of the season". Ottawa Citizen. http://www.canada.com/topics/sports/hockey/senatorsstory.html?id=68facf83-a9bf-4174-b0f1–5a35fe48aaaa&k=68131. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  5. Don Brennan (2007-02-24). "Emery gets an earful; Sugar Ray's mom none too pleased about fisticuffs in Buffalo". Ottawa Sun. http://slam.canoe.ca/Slam/Hockey/NHL/Ottawa/2007/02/24/3662176-sun.html. Retrieved 2007-06-26.
  6. "Emery signs one-year deal with Russian team". TSN.ca. 2008-07-09. http://www.tsn.ca/story/?id=242925. Retrieved 2008-07-09.
  7. "Flyers sign goalie Ray Emery to one-year deal". Sports Illustrated. 2009-06-10. http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/hockey/nhl/06/10/flyers.emery/index.html. Retrieved 2011-10-14.
  8. "Emery Out for the Season". Philadelphia Flyers. 2010-03-02. http://flyers.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=519655. Retrieved 2011-10-14.
  9. "Emery Named Finalist for Masterton Trophy". Anaheim Ducks. 2011-04-26. http://ducks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=561039&navid=DL. Retrieved 2011-10-14.
  10. "Blackhawks agree to terms with Emery, assign Salak". Chicago Blackhawks. 2011-10-03. http://blackhawks.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=590925&navid=DL. Retrieved 2011-10-14.
  11. Alex Yannis (1989-10-24). "5 Ejected for Fighting As Devils Stop Leafs". New York Times. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=950DE7D81630F937A15753C1A96F948260. Retrieved 2008-02-10.
  12. "Blackhawks' late goals stun Bruins to win Cup". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/recap.htm?id=2012030416. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  13. "Emery returning to Flyers". NHL. http://www.nhl.com/ice/news.htm?id=676661. Retrieved 2013-07-05.

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