Colorado Avalanche
John Grahame
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POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
CATCHES: Left
WEIGHT: 220
BIRTHDATE: 08/31/1975
BIRTHPLACE: Denver, CO, USA
DRAFTED: BOS: 1994-229 overall
Grahame...
CAREER
2009-10:
Split the season between the Adirondack Phantoms and Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League…Was a combined 6-17-3 with a 3.17 GAA between the two stops…Began the year with Adirondack, where he posted a 2-10-0 record and a 2.84 GAA in 12 appearances…Signed with Colorado on March 2 and was assigned to Lake Erie, where he put up a 4-7-3 record in 14 games. 2008-09: Played in 20 games with Avangard Omsk of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia. 2007-08: Posted a 5-7-1 record in 17 appearances with the Carolina Hurricanes…Also saw action in seven contests with the Albany River Rats (AHL)…Was assigned to Albany on Jan. 4 and recalled on Jan. 21. 2006-07: Appeared in 28 games for Carolina, posting a 10-13-2 record with a 2.85 goals-against average…Represented the United States at the 2007 IIHF World Championship in Russia…Played in all seven games for Team USA at the event, earning a 4-3 record with a 2.79 GAA. 2005-06: Appeared in a career-high 57 games for the Tampa Bay Lightning, posting a 29-22-1 record with five shutouts…His 29 wins and five shutouts were also career bests…Ranked tied for fourth in the NHL in  shutouts… Established a Lightning franchise record for longest scoreless streak at 202:46 from Jan. 17-29…Also set a franchise record for longest win streak with nine consecutive victories from Nov. 14 to Dec. 10… Represented Team USA at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino, Italy, where he appeared in one game and made 22 saves in a 3-3 tie against Latvia. 2003-04: Appeared in 29 regular season games for the Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning, compiling an 18-9-1 mark and a career-best 2.06 goals-against average…Appeared in his 100th NHL game on Nov. 29 at Atlanta…Saw action in one playoff contest, appearing in relief during Game 2 of the Conference Final vs. Philadelphia. 2002-03: Split the season between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning…Began the year in Boston, where he appeared in 23 games and posted an 11-9-2 record with a .902 save percentage…Made a career-high 46 saves on Nov. 16 at Philadelphia…Acquired by Tampa Bay on Jan. 13, Grahame was 6-5-4 with a 2.23 GAA in 17 contests with the Lightning…Made his NHL postseason debut on May 2, starting Game 5 of the ECSF at New Jersey. 2001-02: Saw action in 19 games with Boston and posted an 8-7-2  mark with a 2.89 goalsagainst average. 2000-01: Split the season between Boston and the Providence Bruins (AHL)…Missed more than two months of the season rehabilitating from an injury (ankle)…Appeared in 17 playoff games with Providence, posting an 8-9 record with a 2.65 GAA. 1999-00: Made his NHL debut with the Bruins, appearing in 24 contests…Posted a 7-10-5 record with a 2.46 goals-against average and two shutouts…Made his NHL debut on Oct. 4 at Toronto…Started for Boston in the inaugural game at Pepsi Center, Oct. 13 (2-1 loss to Colorado)…Earned his first NHL victory on Oct. 23 at San Jose…Stopped all 26 shots for his first career shutout on Oct. 30 vs. Buffalo…Also appeared in 27 games with Providence. 1998-99: Led the AHL with 37 wins, posting a 37-9-1 record in 48 games with Providence…Set a league record with a 19-game win streak…Went 15-4 with a 2.38 goals-against average in the playoffs to lead Providence to the Calder Cup title. 1997-98: Appeared in 55 games with Providence during his first professional season. Other: Played three seasons at Lake Superior State University…Represented the United States at the 1995 IIHF World Junior Championship and the 1996 IIHF Men’s World Championship…Was originally Boston’s seventh choice (ninth round, 229th overall) in the 1994 Entry Draft. Personal: His father, Ron, was a goaltender in the NHL for Boston, Los Angeles and Quebec, and is currently the Senior Associate Athletics Director at the University of Denver…John’s mother, Charlotte, is the Vice President of Hockey Administration with the Colorado Avalanche…When John’s name was etched onto the Stanley Cup for Tampa Bay’s 2004 championship, they became the first mother-son combination to have their names on the Cup…Charlotte was a member of the front office for the 2001 Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche.