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30 - Raphael Girard
Raphael Girard
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.
High School: Northwood School (N.Y.)
Position: Goaltender
Shoots/Catches: Left
House Affiliation: Eliot

Sophomore (2011-12) Stats
Received Donald Angier Trophy as Harvard's most improved player ... ECAC Hockey/Fischer Hockey Goaltender of the Month (February) ... ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Week (Feb. 28) ... Ranked fifth nationally in save percentage and 12th in goals-against average ... Led ECAC Hockey with .947 save percentage and ranked second with 1.81 goals-against average ... Appeared in 12 of Harvard's final 13 games, starting the last seven ... Ranked fifth nationally in save percentage and 12th in goals-against average ... Turned away 32 of Union's 34 shots in ECAC title game ... Stopped 129 of 136 shots in ECAC quarterfinal series against Yale (March 9-11), setting career highs with 42 saves in Game 1 and then 48 in Game 2. Made 20 saves, seven while shorthanded, in the two overtimes of Game 2 ... Backstopped Harvard to wins against St. Lawrence and Clarkson to wrap up regular season and clinch playoff bye. Allowed three goals, two on power plays, on 61 shots. Of 31 saves against SLU, 15 came during power plays and 14 came in scoreless second period. Also recorded an assist in win against Clarkson ... Made 32 saves in 3-3 tie at Brown (Feb. 17) ... Stopped 27 shots in 2-2 tie against Rensselaer (Feb. 10) ... Entered in the second period of Beanpot semifinal against No. 1 Boston Unviersity and stopped all eight shots he faced (Feb. 6) ... Played the final two periods of comeback win at Quinnipiac (Feb. 3), stopping all 26 shots he faced for first collegiate win ... Made 24 saves in 2-2 tie against No. 19 Quinnipiac (Nov. 5).

Freshman (2010-11) Stats
Made his first career start at Northeastern (Jan. 19), registering 34 saves in a 3-0 loss ... Debuted by saving three of the four shots he faced against in relief appearance against Dartmouth (Nov. 26).

Before Harvard
Graduated cum laude from Northwood School … Posted a 26-6-3 record with a 1.55 goals-against average for Northwood in 2009-10 … Shared starting duties in 2008-09 and was also a defender on the Northwood soccer team … As a member of the College Antoine-Girouard Gaulois, awarded the Ken Dryden Trophy as the most valuable goaltender in the Quebec midget AAA league after tying Patrick Roy’s record for wins in a season … Also named College Antoine-Girouard’s most valuable player and first-team all-league, helping the Gaulois capture the Mario Gosselin Trophy for the league’s lowest goals-against average.

Career Highs
Saves - 34 at Northeastern, Jan. 19, 2011
Points 1 one asist vs. Clarkson, Feb. 25, 2012
Assists 1 vs. Clarkson, Feb. 25, 2012 

Season GP Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Save% W L T Sho
2010-11................ 2 68:41 5 4.37 37 .881 0 1 0 0.0
TOTAL.................. 2 68:41 5 4.37 37 .881 0 1 0 0.0