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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.
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We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.

— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp