Ed Belfour facts for kids
|Born||April 21, 1965
Carman, Manitoba, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|Played for||Chicago Blackhawks
San Jose Sharks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Leksands IF (Swe-2)
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.
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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