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Jean-Francois Berube impressed in his first Blackhawks start

Jean-Francois Berube got his first start of the season on Friday night, and it couldn't have gone any better. The 26-year-old goaltender stopped 42 of 43
Via CSN Chicago
26 days ago

Berube in net as Hawks face Sharks

The 26-year-old netminder hasn’t started an NHL game since March 2017. The Chicago Blackhawks will wrap up a five-game homestand on Friday night when they welcome the San Jose Sharks into the United Center. Entering Friday’s action, the Sharks sit in second place in the Pacific Division, a full 10 points behind the Vegas Golden Knights and the most annoying Twitter account in professional...
Via Second City Hockey
26 days ago

Assessing the Blackhawks' backup goalie situation

The Chicago Blackhawks know that strong goaltending is an important part of any hockey team. In all three of their most recent Stanley Cup wins, goaltending has played a strong role, and there have been very dynamic duos. Most recently the Hawks found great success with Corey Crawford and Scott Darling. The two balanced each other out, stepping in when the other needed help. When...
Via isportsweb.com
September 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Berube agrees to one-year deal with Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year deal with goaltender Jean-Francois Berube Berube, 24, made his NHL debut with the Islanders last season, posting a 3-2-1 record with a 2.71 goals-against average and .914 save percentage in seven games. The Islanders claimed Berube off waivers from the Kings on Oct. 6, 2015. He led the American Hockey League with...
Via Associated Press
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders goalie tries to toss puck to fans, fails miserably

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.That's a lesson New York Islanders goaltender Jean-Francois Berube learned Wednesday after the Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators, 3-1. The 24-year-old netminder ran into a few hilarious mishaps while trying to toss a puck to a fan.Poor Berube. You have to admire his perseverance though.Berube does not have a ton of practice tossing pucks...
Via FOX Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

J.F. Berube and Ryan Pulock Get The Call Tonight

Jack Capuano announced that rookies Jean-Francois Berube will be in net and Ryan Pulock will be on the blueline as the New York Islanders host the Ottawa Senators at Barclays Center tonight (7pm). Berube and Pulock will play tonight. #Isles — Scott Charles (@ScottmCharles) March 23, 2016 Berube will replace Thomas Greiss who has performed capably since replacing Jaroslav Halak...
Via Islanders Insight
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Berube Earns First Career Victory as Islanders Top the Wild

Brooklyn, N.Y.—A second period surge led the New York Islanders to a 5-3 victory against the Minnesota Wild at Barclays Center. Despite both of the Islanders top two goaltenders healthy, coach Jack Capuano decided to use his third-string goaltender, Jean-Francois Berube. He stopped 40 shots in his first career NHL victory. A sluggish first frame by the Islanders had them trailing...
Via Islanders Insight
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Berube, Nelson lead Islanders to 5-3 win over Wild

NEW YORK (AP) Brock Nelson's team-leading 20th goal broke a tie late in the second period, Jean-Francois Berube made 40 saves for his first NHL win, and the New York Islanders beat the Minnesota Wild 5-3 Tuesday night. Mikhail Grabovski and John Tavares each had a goal and an assist, and Anders Lee and Frans Nielsen also scored for the Islanders. Charlie Coyle, Jason Pominville...
Via Associated Press
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders tab Berube to receive second career start vs. Wild

The New York Islanders raised a few eyebrows on Tuesday morning by naming Jean-Francois Berube their starting goaltender in their first game following the NHL All-Star break.While the Islanders have been idle since Jan. 25, Berube has been quite active - winning all four of his starts with Bridgeport of the American Hockey League over the last two weeks. The 24-year-old Quebec native...
Via FOX Sports
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Islanders Claim Jean-Francois Berube Off Waivers

The Islanders hit the waiver wire today and claimed some insurance in case Jaroslav Halak has to miss a few games. With only Thomas Greiss as an NHL starting goaltender, and the third-string goalie being a very green Stephon Williams, the Isles went out and plucked goalie jean-Francois Berube off of waivers from the L.A. Kings. Now, Berube is not going to be competing for the backup...
Via Islanders Insight
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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