Kevin Lalande
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
175 lb (80 kg)
KHL Team Dynamo Minsk
Nationality Flag of Canada CAN
Born February 19 1987 (1987-02-19) (age 33),
Kingston, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 128th overall, 2005
Calgary Flames
Pro Career 2007 – present

Kevin Lalande (born February 19, 1987 in Kingston, Ontario) is a professional ice hockey goaltender currently with the Dynamo Minsk of the Kontinental Hockey League. Lalande was drafted in the 5th round (128th overall) by the Calgary Flames in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Junior career Edit

Lalande began his juniors career in 2003, when he signed with the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League posting a 1-2-0 record with a 6.77 goals against average and an .833 saves percentage while appearing in three games. Lalande would play four years for Belleville concluding with a 64-46-12 record in 131 games, leading Belleville to the 2007 Eastern Conference Finals.

Professional career Edit

Lalande began his professional career in 2007, when he was assigned to the Quad City Flames of the American Hockey League. Lalande would have a 2-3-0 record with a 3.34 goals against average and an .888 saves percentage in seven games with Quad City before being demoted to the Las Vegas Wranglers. Lalande played in 27 regular season games for Las Vegas posting a 17-5-4 record with a 2.05 goals against average and a .932 saves percentage.

Lalande spent the first two months of the 2008-09 season as Calgary's #3 goaltender seeing no playing time, before being reassigned back to Las Vegas in November 2008. Lalande returns to Las Vegas as the franchise's career leader in playoff games played by a goaltender (20), playoff wins (13), and playoff shutouts (3) and is the team's active leader in minutes played (1607), games played by a goaltender (27), wins (17), and shutouts (3).

He was traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 4, 2009 and was assigned to their AHL affiliate the Syracuse Crunch. In 2010, Lalande signed with Vityaz Chekhov of the Kontinental Hockey League. In 2011, Lalande decided to continue his career with HC Dynamo Minsk, also a member of Kontinental Hockey League.

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