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Position Goaltender
Caught Left
6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
186 lb (85 kg)
Teams Tampa Bay Lightning
Minnesota Wild
Phoenix Coyotes
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born September 17 1976 (1976-09-17) (age 33),
Peterborough, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 212th overall, 1995
Tampa Bay Lightning
Pro Career 1997 – 2004

Zac Bierk (born September 17, 1976 in Peterborough, Ontario) is a retired Canadan professional ice hockey player. He played in 47 NHL games with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Minnesota Wild, and Phoenix Coyotes.

Playing career

Bierk was drafted by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft as their ninth-round pick, #212 overall, from the Peterborough Petes. On January 8, 2003, Bierk made hockey history. Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Michael Leighton gained a shutout in his NHL debut in a 0-0 tie versus the Phoenix Coyotes. Bierk was the Coyotes goaltender and he earned his first career shutout, although it was not his NHL debut. It was the first time that two goalies in the same game both earned their first career shutouts.


External links

  • Zac Bierk's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Zac Bierk's biography at Legends of Hockey

This article uses material from the "Zac Bierk" article on the Ice Hockey wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.


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