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32 Arturs Irbe
Arturs Irbe





 Bios
Born : Riga, Latvia, Febuary 2, 1967
Catches : Left
Weight : 175 lbs.
Height : 5' 8"
Last Amateur club : Dynamo Riga (USSR Jr)
Drafted by Minnesota in the 10th round (196th overall) in 1989

 Transactions
30-May-91

Acquired from the Minnesota North stars in Dispersal Draft

19-Aug-96 Signed free agent with the Dallas Stars

 Sharks highs
1991-1992

First game as a Shark November 8, 1991 vs Edmonton.

1993-1994

Led the NHL in games played (74)and minutes played (4412) ... Played in the NHL All-Star Game


 Awards
Named Best Goaltender at EJC-A with the Soviet Union, 1985 ... Named USSR Rookie of the Year with the Riga Dynamo, 1988 ... Named Best Goaltender at WEC-A with the Soviet Union, 1990 ... Shared with Wade Flaherty the James Norris Memorial Trophy (IHL fewest GAA) with the Kansas City Blades, 1992 ... Member of the Turner Cup champions Kansas City Blades, 1992 ... Named on the IHL First All-Star team with the Kansas City Blades, 1992 ... Played in the NHL All-Star Game, 1994.

 Miscellaneous
Led the IHL in GAA (2,46), playoffs games played (15), playoffs wins (12) and playoffs GAA (2,89) with the Kansas City Blades, 1991-92 ... Set NHL record for most minutes played by a goalie one season, 1993-94.

 Sharks records
Season most ties ... season most goals allowed ... career playoffs most penalty minutes ... season playoffs most losses (with Evgeni Nabokov) ... season playoffs most goals allowed ... season playoffs most penalty minutes

 Other teams

 Statistics

Regular season
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   T   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
1995-96   22  1112   4  12   4   85   0  4,59   607  .860   0   0   4
1994-95   38  2043  14  19   3  111   4  3,26  1056  .895   0   0   4
1993-94   74  4412  30  28  16  209   3  2,84  2064  .899   0   2  16
1992-93   36  2074   7  26   0  142   1  4,11  1250  .886   0   0  10
1991-92   13   645   2   6   3   48   0  4,47   365  .868   0   1   0
  TOTAL  183 10286  57  91  26  595   8  3,47  5342  .889   0   3  34
Playoffs
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
1994-95    6   316   2   4   27   0  5,13   184  .853   0   0  10
1993-94   14   806   7   7   50   0  3,72   399  .875   0   0   6
  TOTAL   20  1122   9  11   77   0  4,12   583  .868   0   0  16


  From HockeyDB.com