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Tony Esposito

Tony Esposito  #35

Goalie
NUMBER: 35 BIRTHDATE: April 23, 1943
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
AwardsSeasons
Vezina Trophy 1969-1970 / 1971-1972 / 1973-1974
Calder Memorial Trophy 1969-1970
Brother of Phil WCHA First All-Star Team (1965, 1966, 1967) NCAA West First All-American Team (1965, 1966, 1967) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1965) NHL First All-Star Team (1970, 1972, 1980) Calder Memorial Trophy (1970) Vezina Trophy (1970) Vezina Trophy (1972) (shared with Gary Smith) NHL Second All-Star Team (1973, 1974) Vezina Trophy (1974) (tied with Bernie Parent) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1980) Signed as a free agent by Montreal (Cleveland-AHL), September 29, 1967. Loaned to Vancouver (WHL) by Montreal for cash, October, 1967. Claimed by Chicago from Montreal in Intra-League Draft, June 11, 1969.
Quote of the Day

Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.

— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season