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Blues' Halak signs with Lausitzer of German league

TSN.ca Staff

11/21/2012 10:28:31 AM

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jaroslav Halak is the latest NHL player to go overseas, as his agent Allan Walsh tweeted Wednesday that he has signed with Lausitzer of the German Bundesliga.

According to Walsh, Halak will be make his first start as early as Friday.

Halak, 27, posted a 26-12-7 record with a 1.97 goals-against average, a .926 save percentage and six shutouts in 46 games last season.

He was injured in the second game of the Blues' first-round series against San Jose, leaving with an undisclosed lower-body injury that was believed to be a sprained left ankle after a collision with teammate Barret Jackman.