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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)
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This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares