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Turk Broda
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1967
Turk Broda Stanley Cup-Vezina Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender.jpg
Born (1914-05-15)May 15, 1914
Brandon, MB, CAN
Died October 17, 1972(1972-10-17) (aged 58)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Position Goaltender
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1935–1952

Walter Edward "Turk" Broda (May 15, 1914 - October 17, 1972) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He was born in Brandon, Manitoba on May 15, 1914 to a Polish-Canadian family. He joined the Maple Leafs in 1936.

Awards & Achievements

  • Turnbull Cup MJHL Championship (1933)
  • Memorial Cup Championship (1933)
  • Vezina Trophy (1941 & 1948)
  • NHL First All-Star Team Goalie (1941 & 1948)
  • Stanley Cup Championships (1942, 1947, 1948, 1949, & 1951)
  • NHL Second All-Star Team Goalie (1942)
  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978
  • In 1998, he was ranked number 60 on The Hockey News' list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players
  • “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame and Museum in 1983

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