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Terry Sawchuk
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1971
Terry Sawchuk 1963.JPG
Born (1929-12-28)December 28, 1929
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Died May 31, 1970(1970-05-31) (aged 40)
New York, NY, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for New York Rangers
Detroit Red Wings
Los Angeles Kings
Toronto Maple Leafs
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1949–1970

Terence Gordon Sawchuk (December 28, 1929 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CanadaMay 31, 1970 in New York City, New York, United States) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Los Angeles Kings, and New York Rangers.

Awards & Achievements

  • USHL Rookie of the Year (1948)
  • AHL Rookie of the Year (1949)
  • Calder Memorial Trophy Winner (1951)
  • NHL First All-Star Team (1951, 1952, & 1953)
  • NHL Second All-Star Team (1954, 1955, 1959, & 1963)
  • Vezina Trophy Winner (1952, 1953, 1955, & 1965)
  • Stanley Cup Championships (1952, 1954, 1955, & 1967)
  • Lester Patrick Trophy Winner (1971)
  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1971
  • Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1982
  • In 1998, he was ranked number 9 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players, the highest-ranking goaltender
  • On March 6, 1994 the Detroit Red Wings retired his #1 jersey
  • Selected to Manitoba's All-Century First All-Star Team
  • Selected as Manitoba's Player of the Century
  • “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame

Records

  • NHL Record - Career Ties Leader - 172
  • Sawchuk's NHL record for career shut-outs (103) stood for 39 years until broken by Martin Brodeur in 2009.

Career statistics

Regular season

   
Season Team GP Min GA W L T SO GAA
1949–50 Detroit Red Wings 7 420 16 4 3 0 1 2.29
1950–51 Detroit Red Wings 70 4200 139 44 13 13 11 1.99
1951–52 Detroit Red Wings 70 4200 133 44 14 12 12 1.90
1952–53 Detroit Red Wings 63 3780 120 32 15 16 9 1.90
1953–54 Detroit Red Wings 67 4004 129 35 19 13 12 1.93
1954–55 Detroit Red Wings 68 4080 132 40 17 11 12 1.96
1955–56 Boston Bruins 68 4080 181 22 33 13 9 2.60
1956–57 Boston Bruins 34 2040 81 18 10 6 2 2.38
1957–58 Detroit Red Wings 70 4200 207 29 29 12 3 2.94
1958–59 Detroit Red Wings 67 4020 209 23 36 8 5 3.09
1959–60 Detroit Red Wings 58 3480 156 24 20 14 5 2.67
1960–61 Detroit Red Wings 37 2150 113 12 16 8 2 3.10
1961–62 Detroit Red Wings 43 2580 143 14 21 8 5 3.28
1962–63 Detroit Red Wings 48 2775 119 22 16 7 3 2.55
1963–64 Detroit Red Wings 53 3140 138 25 20 7 5 2.64
1964–65 Toronto Maple Leafs 36 2160 92 17 13 6 1 2.56
1965–66 Toronto Maple Leafs 27 1521 80 10 11 3 1 3.16
1966–67 Toronto Maple Leafs 28 1409 66 15 5 4 2 2.81
1967–68 Los Angeles Kings 36 1936 99 11 14 6 2 3.07
1968–69 Detroit Red Wings 13 641 28 3 4 3 0 2.62
1969–70 New York Rangers 8 412 20 3 1 2 1 2.91
NHL Totals 971 57228 2401 447 330 172 103 2.52

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