Eddie Lack named to AHL All-Rookie team
Lack, 23, has appeared in 49 games so far with the Manitoba Moose in his first professional season in North America. The native of Norrtalje, SWE has compiled a record of 27-19-3 which ranks him third amongst AHL goalies in wins. His 2.16 goals against average is tops amongst rookie goalies and is fourth overall in the league. His .928 save percentage is also the highest amongst first-year goalies and is third overall in the AHL. He is second in the league in with 2,945 minutes played and is second in saves with 1,368. Lack’s five shutouts this season is one shy of the franchise record.
Lack was named the Reebok/AHL Goaltender of the Month in December when he went 7-2-0 with a goals against average of 1.99 and a save percentage of .935. Through the month of December, during which Lack went on a six-game winning streak, the Moose climbed from sixth to the top of the North Division. At one point during the streak Lack had not allowed a goal in 127:26 consecutive minutes of action. Along with his season-high six-game streak in December, Lack has also put together a trio of three-game winning streaks which includes his last three starts in March. Recently Lack has faced an average of 36.6 shots per game in 10 starts this month. He faced a season-high 47 shots against Abbotsford on Mar. 25/11, making a season-high 45 saves in the 3-2 shootout win.
Lack played last season for Brynas IF in the Swedish Elitserien and signed as a free agent with the Vancouver Canucks on Apr. 6, 2010.