Aaron Dell

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#80

  • DOB: 5/4/1989
  • Ht: 6-0
  • Wt: 205
  • Shoots: L
  • School: University of North Dakota
  • Hometown: Airdrie, AB
  • Drafted: Undrafted

ACQUIRED
Signed a one-year NHL contract as an undrafted free agent with the Buffalo Sabres on July 28, 2021. 

LAST SEASON
2020-21: In a combined eight games between the New Jersey Devils (NHL) and Binghamton Devils (AHL), posted a 1-5-1 record ... He had an .857 save percentage and a 4.14 goals-against average in seven games with New Jersey

 

CAREER

2019-20: In his sixth season in the San Jose Sharks (NHL) organization, he appeared in 33 games while showing a 12-15-3 record before the season was cut short due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

2018-19: Skated in 25 games with the Sharks, showing 10-8-4 record ... Also, appeared in a pair Stanley Cup Playoff games, making 31 saves in 89 minutes ... Recorded two shutouts during the regular season

 

2017-18: Went 15-5-4 in 29 contests with San Jose while played in two post-season contests ... His five regular-season losses ranked second among all NHL goaltenders with 20 or more appearances ... Had two shutouts during the season

 

2016-17: Posted a 11-6-1 during his first season with the Sharks in 20 appearances ... His 2.00 goals against average was the lowest among all NHL netminders who had double-digit games played while his .931 save percentage was tied for best in the league

 

2015-16: In his first full season with the San Jose Barracuda (AHL), he appeared in professional-high 40 games while showing a 17-16-6 record ... He finished tied for sixth in the league with fourth shutouts, which tied a professional-best ... Went 1-3 in four Calder Cup Playoff contests

 

2014-15: Split the campaign with the Allen Americans (ECHL) and Worcester Sharks (AHL), going 23-9-4 in 38 games ... Ranked third among all AHL rookie goaltenders with four shutouts, a 2.06 goals against average and a .927 save percentage ... Had a 15-8-2 record in 26 games with Worcester and a 8-1-2 mark in 12 contests with Allen ... Was 0-3 in three playoff games with the Sharks

 

2013-14: Had a 19-7-3 record in 29 appearances with the Utah Grizzlies and a 1-2 mark in three post-season tilts ... Posted two shutouts with Utah to go with a 2.14 goals against average ... Also, went 1-2 in six games with the Abbotsford Heat (AHL) ... Named ECHL Goaltender of Month for January and Goaltender of Week for January 13-18 and January 20-25

 

2012-13: Led the CHL with a 2.30 goals against average and a .916 save percentage in 44 games as a rookie with the Allen Americans ... Posted a 22-11-6 record before he helped the Americans to a CHL Championship with a 12-7 record in 19 appearances ... Recorded three shutouts, which were the second most in the league and played 2,175 minutes which was second highest in the league ... Was named the CHL Most Outstanding Goaltending Award ... Began his pro career with 12 wins in his first 16 decisions allowing three goals or fewer in 15 of those 16 contests

 

2011-12: Finished a three-year collegiate career at the University of North Dakota, going 49-20-5 in 78 appearances while helping the club to three straight conference championship ... Following his career, he was the career leader in goals against average (1.79) and save percentage (.923) and ranks second all-time in winning percentage (.739) and forth in shutouts (seven) ... As a junior, he posted an 18-10-2 record in 33 games with the Fighting Hawks to go with a pair of shutouts

 

2010-11: Topped all NCAA goaltenders with a 1.79 goals against average in 40 games with North Dakota ... His 30 wins were a career-high as were his six shutouts

 

2009-10: In five contests with the Fighting Hawks, he showed a 1-3-1 record to go with a 1.81 against average and a .897 save percentage ... Posted one shutout with North Dakota

 

2008-09: Tied for the league lead with a .924 save percentage during his second season with the Calgary Canucks (AJHL) ... In a career-best 51 games and 2,986 minutes played, he boasted a 25-17-8 record while also a 1-3 mark in four post-season appearances

 

2007-08: Went 5-11-2 in 23 games in his rookie season with the Canucks

 

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Player Stats

Regular Season
SeasonTeamGPSAV%WLOTLSOLMinSHSAVGASO
2021-22 Regular SeasonROC220.909127101259673612610
2020-21 Regular SeasonBNG10.839001165312650
2015-16 Regular SeasonSJ400.922171661228111861094924
2014-15 Regular SeasonWOR260.927158201544728675534
2013-14 Regular SeasonABB60.9221200261128118100
Total950.92045331025410274625252218
Playoffs
SeasonTeamGPSAV%WLOTLSOLMinSHSAVGASO
2022 Calder Cup PlayoffsROC100.8835500627315278370
2016 Calder Cup PlayoffsSJ40.9321300231146136100
2015 Calder Cup PlayoffsWOR30.85703001498472120
Total170.892611001007545486590