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Ed Belfour
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Born April 21, 1965 (1965-04-21) (age 54)
Carman, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
San Jose Sharks
Dallas Stars
Toronto Maple Leafs
Florida Panthers
Leksands IF (Swe-2)
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1989–2008
Website belfour.com

Edward John Belfour (born April 21, 1965) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender. He played for the Chicago Blackhawks, San Jose Sharks, Dallas Stars, Toronto Maple Leafs and the Florida Panthers. He has also played for Leksands IF of the Hockeyallsvenskan.

Belfour was born in Carman, Manitoba and grew up playing ice hockey. He played junior hockey for the Winkler Flyers before going to the University of North Dakota where he helped the school win the NCAA championship in the 1986-87 season. The following year, Belfour signed as a free agent with the Chicago Blackhawks (after not being picked in the draft) splitting his time between them and the Saginaw Hawks of the International Hockey League.

International play

Played for Canada in:

  • 1991 Canada Cup Championship (backup goaltender)
  • 2002 Olympic Gold Medal (Team Canada)

Awards & Achievements

  • MJHL Top Goaltender (1986)

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