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Andrew Raycroft
Andrew Raycroft
Goaltender
Number: 1
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 180
Catches: Left
Born: May 4, 1980
Birthplace: Belleville, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 1, 2008
Drafted: BOS / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 5th (135th overall)


2008-09 SEASON
- Appeared in 31 games during his first season with the Avalanche, making 27 starts.
- Posted a 12-16-0 overall record with a 3.14 goals-against average.
- Earned the victory in his Avalanche debut on Oct. 16 vs. Philadelphia, making 16 saves in what was his 200th career appearance.
- Went on to go 9-1-0 in his first 10 games, becoming just the second goaltender in franchise history to open a season by winning nine of his first 10 decisions (Stephane Fiset began the 1994-95 campaign 10-1-0 for the Quebec Nordiques).
- Was also just the second netminder to win nine of his first 10 career decisions as a member of the Avalanche/Nordiques (Dan Bouchard, 11-1-0).
- Posted a career-high seven-game winning streak from Nov. 29 to Jan. 10.
- First Avalanche goaltender to win seven straight games since David Aebischer from Jan. 3-17, 2006.
- Went 7-0 with a 2.11 GAA and .928 Sv% during that stretch (427 mins, 208 shots, 15 GA).
- Made a career-high 43 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Blackhawks on Jan. 8 at Pepsi Center.
- Started seven of nine contests from Feb. 15 - March 4.
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