Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Sean Gauthier
Goaltender Sean Gauthier played three minutes of a game for the San Jose Sharks in 1998-99. A member of the Florida Panthers minor league system, he entered the 2001-02 season tied with Robbie Irons for the fewest career minutes played by an NHL goalkeeper.

The native of Sudbury, Ontario played Junior B with the Oakville Blades in 1987-88 before spending three years with the Kingston Raiders/Frontenacs of the OHL. He was chosen 181st overall by the Winnipeg Jets in 1991 then began a decade-long tenure in the minors. Apart from his brief stint between the pipes for San Jose, Gauthier's highlight was winning 29 games for the ECHL's Pensacola Ice Pilots in 1997-98.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1987-88 Oakville Blades ON-Jr.B 28 2 4.43
1988-89 Kingston Raiders OHL 37 7 18 1 0 5.54
1989-90 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 32 17 9 0 0 3.78 2 0 1 0 4.74
1990-91 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 59 16 36 3 0 5.29
1991-92 Moncton Hawks AHL 25 8 10 5 1 3.73 2 0 0 0 4.62
1991-92 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 18 10 4 2 1 3.62 2 0 0 0 8.74
1992-93 Moncton Hawks AHL 38 10 16 9 0 3.96 2 0 1 0 4.80
1993-94 Moncton Hawks AHL 13 3 5 1 0 3.99
1993-94 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 22 9 9 3 0 3.48
1994-95 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 5 0 2 1 0 4.13
1994-95 Canada Nat-Tm 24 0 2.40
1995-96 South Carolina Stingrays ECHL 49 31 11 7 0 3.09 8 5 3 0 3.01
1995-96 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 5 1 1 0 0 3.12
1996-97 Pensacola Ice Pilots ECHL 46 23 21 1 1 3.74 12 8 4 1 3.52
1997-98 Pensacola Ice Pilots ECHL 54 29 17 7 0 3.62 19 12 7 1 2.95
1998-99 San Jose Sharks NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
1998-99 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 40 18 15 6 1 2.50 4 0 1 0 3.68
1999-00 Louisiana IceGators ECHL 22 12 6 3 0 3.02
1999-00 Louisville Panthers AHL 39 24 12 2 3 2.71 4 1 3 0 3.52
2000-01 Louisville Panthers AHL 54 11 33 4 2 3.63
2001-02 Reading Royals ECHL 23 12 8 2 0 2.26
2002-03 Leksands IF Sweden 39 3 2.59 5 1 2.81
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0 0.00


ECHL Second All-Star Team (1996, 1998) Signed as a free agent by San Jose, July 23, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Florida, January 13, 2000.
Played w/ RHI's LA Blades in 1995 (22-8-9-5-(3)-1023-133-0-6.24) and 1996 (19-6-8-1-(1)-733-92-0-6.02) and w/ Sacramento River Rats in 1997 (5-2-2-0-(0)-233-35-0-7.22)
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