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Clint Benedict

Clint Benedict

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1892
BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Catches: Left
Rights retained by Ottawa after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. 1922-23 Stanley Cup totals includes series with Regina (WCHL) and Edmonton (PCHA). Traded to Mtl. Maroons by Ottawa with Punch Broadbent for cash, October 20, 1924. First goaltender to wear a facemask in a NHL game, February 20, 1930. (Mtl. Maroons 3, NY Americans 3)
Quote of the Day

It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.

— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players