|2014-15 Regular Season|
The New York Islanders goaltender, who hasn't played since Dec. 20, has a lower-body ailment.
Halak has a 1.47 goals-against average during his win streak. He was 14-6-0 with a 2.40 GAA in his first 20 games this season and had given up a combined 11 goals in the two contest prior to his win streak.
Halak is 13-2-0 with a 1.88 GAA since Nov. 5.
Halak avoided a third straight loss.
Halak, in his 10th NHL season and first with the Islanders, tied Hall of Famer Billy Smith's run of 10 consecutive wins in 1982. He has allowed only 13 goals during his streak.
He has allowed only 10 goals in those eight wins.
Low shot totals have resulted in consecutive shutouts for Halak, who has faced a total of 39 in the wins.
Halak suffered his first loss and will try to bounce back Tuesday against the Leafs.
Halak has yet to lose, going 3-0-0 with a 2.92 ERA in the early going.