Steve Mason
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
BIRTHDATE: 05/29/1988
AGE: 28
DRAFTED: CBJ: 2006-69 overall
Calder Memorial Trophy (1)

2008-09: Went 33-20-7 with a 2.29 GAA, .916 SV% and 10 shutouts in 61 games during his rookie season with Columbus… Won the Calder Trophy as the NHL rookie of the year… Finished as the runner-up for the Vezina Trophy as top goaltender in the NHL… Was named Second Team NHL All-Star and to the All-Rookie Team… Led the NHL and set a club record for shutouts… Set a franchise record for wins… Ranked second in the NHL in GAA, ninth (tied) in wins and 11th (tied) in SV%... Stopped 22-of-26 shots to earn his first NHL win in his first NHL game Nov. 5 vs. Edmonton… Became first rookie goaltender since Montreal’s Jaroslav Halak (February 2007) to win the first three starts of his NHL career… Named NHL’s Second Star of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9 after going 3-0-0 with a 2.61 GAA and .907 SV%… Stopped all 15 Atlanta shots to post his first NHL shutout Nov. 22 at Atlanta… Had a shutout streak of 112:53 Nov. 15-26… Named NHL Rookie of the Month for November after posting a 5-2-1 record with a 2.09 GAA, .919 SV% and two shutouts in eight games… Stopped 47-of-48 shots Dec. 17 vs. San Jose… The 47-save effort was one save shy of the franchise record of 48, set twice (most recent, Pascal Leclaire, Jan. 14, 2006 at Florida, 52 shots against)… Became first goaltender in franchise history to post three-straight shutouts Dec. 27-31… Set the individual and club franchise record for longest shutout streak going 199:19 without allowing a goal (2:08 remaining in game Dec. 23 vs. Los Angeles-17:20 of the first period Jan. 2 at Colorado)… Won four-straight games Dec. 27-Jan.2… Named NHL Rookie of the Month for December after going 7-5-0 with a 1.41 GAA, .950 SV% and three shutouts in 12 December games… Stopped all 45 shots he faced to earn his sixth shutout Jan. 9 at Washington… Named to the NHL YoungStars Game presented by Upper Deck (did not play)… Had 19-consecutive starts, the third longest stretch in club history, Dec. 20-Feb. 3… Missed three games from Feb. 6-10 due to illness… Had 35 saves to earn his ninth shutout Mar. 10 vs. Boston… Set a club record with his 10th shutout, stopping 33 shots Mar. 26 vs. Calgary… Went 0-4 with a 4.27 GAA and .878 SV% in four playoff games… Made his Stanley Cup playoffs debut in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Detroit on Apr. 16… Went 2-1-0 with a 1.63 GAA and .937 SV% in three games with Syracuse (AHL)… Stopped 31-of-32 shots to earn his first professional win in his first professional game Oct. 29 at Grand Rapids…

2007-08: Combined to go 32-7-3 with a 2.51 goals-against average, .916 save percentage and three shutouts in 42 games with London and Kitchener (OHL)… Ranked third in the OHL in wins, fourth in SV% and was fifth in GAA and shutouts (tied)… Was 19-4-3 with a 2.79 GAA, .916 SV% and two shutouts with the Knights… Went 13-3-0 with a 2.06 GAA and .915 SV% in 16 games after being acquired by Kitchener in January… Had a 5-0 record with a 1.92 GAA, .946 SV% and one shutout in five playoff games before suffering a knee injury that forced him to miss the remainder of the playoffs… Went 5-0-0 with a 1.19 GAA, .951 SV% and one shutout in five games for Team Canada at the World Junior Championships… Named the Most Valuable Player and Top Goaltender after leading Canada to its fourth-straight gold medal… Was recalled to Columbus three times, but did not see any game action…

2006-07: Posted a 45-13-1-3 record with a 3.20 GAA and a .914 SV% in 62 with London (OHL)… Led the Knights to their fourth consecutive Hamilton Spectator Trophy, along with the team’s fourth consecutive Holody Trophy Midwest Division Championship… His 45 regular season wins set an OHL record amongst goaltenders… Was named OHL Goaltender of the Year… Was named the OHL Goalie of the Month for November… Named the OHL Player of the Week and the ADT CHL Goalie of the Week, for the week ending Mar. 27… Was invited to the Team Canada World Junior Selection Camp…

2005-06: Went 5-3-0 with a 2.66 GAA and a .931 SV% in 12 games with London (OHL)… Had a record of 0-1 and a 2.80 GAA in four playoff appearances.

2009-10: Went 20-26-9 with a 3.06 goals-against average, .901 save percentage and five shutouts in 58 games with Columbus… Ranked seventh (tied) in the NHL in shutouts… Had two assists to tie the club record for goaltender assists in a season (Marc Denis in 2003-04 and Pascal Leclaire in 2007-08)… Is the franchise’s all-time leader in shutouts with 15 (Marc Denis, 10)… Went 7-8-3 with a 2.57 GAA, .923 SV% and three shutouts the final 18 games compared to a 13-18-6 record, 3.28 GAA and .890 SV% the first 40 games… Went 17-14-9 when facing 25-or-more shots, while going 3-12-0 when facing fewer than 25 shots… Opened the season posting wins in four of his first five starts… Had 32 saves and registered the first point of his NHL career with an assist (Rick Nash goal) Oct. 24 at Anaheim… Picked up his second career assist and stopped 24-of-26 shots Nov. 7 vs. Carolina… Matched a season-high with 45 saves (48 shots) in a shootout loss Nov. 21 at Nashville… Earned his first shutout of the season stopping all 32 shots he faced Dec. 9 vs. Florida… Stopped all 34 shots he faced in an overtime win Dec. 28 vs. Detroit… Played the 100th game of his NHL career Jan. 26 vs. Nashville… Won three-straight games Feb. 4-10… Posted back-to-back shutouts Feb. 6-10, after stopping all 68 shots he faced… Posted three-straight wins Mar. 25-30… Stopped all 45 shots he faced for his fifth shutout of the season in a shootout loss Apr. 9 vs. Detroit… Games lost to injury: 0… Most Saves: 45 (2x) – Apr. 9 vs. Detroit, most recent… Longest Winning Streak: 3 (2x) – Mar. 25-30, most recent… Longest Regulation Unbeaten Streak: 4 – Oct. 30-Nov. 7 (2-0-2).