Most Famous Ice Hockey Goaltenders
There have been quite a few famous Ice hockey goaltenders throughout history. These goalies are well known in the world of Ice hockey, having left a mark forever due to their style and techniques of playing. Some of the most famous Ice hockey goaltenders are listed below.
Bernard Marcel Bernie Parent, was born in 1945 to a retired Canadian professional goaltender. He played 13 National Hockey League( seasons and also spent one season in the World Hockey Association. He backstopped the Flyers to two Stanley Cups and won the Vezina Trophy and Conn Smythe Trophy both seasons. Introduced into the Hockey Hall of Fame, he was rated at number 63 among the greatest hockey players. He also played for the Niagara Falls Flyers of the OHA Junior A league. He is well known among famous Ice hockey goaltenders.
Vladislav Aleksandrovich Tretiak
dislav, another of the famous Ice hockey goaltenders, was born in 1952. He is a former goaltender for the Soviet Union's national ice hockey team. Considered to the greatest goaltenders in the history of the sport, he was one of six players voted to the International Ice Hockey Federation's. Presently, he is the president of the Ice Hockey Federation of Russia. He became globally famous after his exceptional performance in the Summit Series in 1972.
Edward John Belfour
Born in 1965, Edward is an earlier professional Canadian ice hockey goaltender. Among famous Ice hockey goaltenders, he grew up playing hockey in Carman, Manitoba. Playing junior hockey for the Winkler Flyers, he left for the University of North Dakota where he helped the school win the NCAA championship. An elite goaltender and one of the best of all-time, his son, Dayn, who is also a goaltender, most recently played for the USHL's Fargo Force. His distinctive face mask earned him the sobriquet "Eddie the Eagle".