But the lock-out cut his momentum short, and he would never have a GAA under 2.98 for the remainder of his NHL career, be it with the Montréal Canadiens or Phoenix Coyotes.
He then spent 4 full seasons in the Swiss league, with pretty much the same results while wearing the HC Lugano uniform, before coming back to North America this season and leading the AHL St. John's IceCaps (the Winnipeg Jets' farm team) to a regular season championship.
Here he is with the Avalanche, first in the burgundy (away) uniform:
There's also one of him in the white (home) uniform, from Fleer's 2005-06 Fleer Ultra set (card #54):
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