Jacques Plante

Jacques Plante first broke into the NHL at 24 years of age in the 1952-53 season, but only played in 3 games. The following year, he began to back up Canadiens net minder Gerry McNeil more, playing in 17 games and gaining some recognition. In 1954-55 Plante took over as the main starter for the … Continue reading Jacques Plante

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Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (5-1)

The final five playoff performances on our list crossed the line from outstanding, to legendary. These netminders had nights that fans will remember for a very long time. If you missed the first half, check it out here:┬áTop 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6) 5. Roberto Luongo - April 11, 2007 (Vancouver … Continue reading Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (5-1)

Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6)

While there are sometimes offensive explosions in the NHL playoffs, the post-season is largely dominated by staunch defense and stellar goaltending. It is because of this reason that the standard for top netminders is extraordinarily high when it comes to top playoff teams. The ten games that were played by the players on our list … Continue reading Top 10 Goaltending Playoff Game Performances since the Lockout (10-6)

Canucks Throughout History – Richard Brodeur

Richard Brodeur shouldn't have made it. 5'7", 160lbs people just don't make the NHL. Except for Brodeur, evidently. After beginning his professional career with the Quebec Nordiques in the WHA during the 70s, Brodeur had a brief stop in New York with the Islanders before moving on to the Canucks in 1980. Brodeur became the … Continue reading Canucks Throughout History – Richard Brodeur