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Frank Brimsek

Frank Brimsek  #1

Goalie
NUMBER: 1 BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1915
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Eveleth, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 170
Catches: Left
AwardsSeasons
Vezina Trophy 1938-1939 / 1941-1942
Calder Memorial Trophy 1938-1939
EAHL Second All-Star Team (1936) George L. Davis Jr. Trophy (fewest goals against EAHL) (1936) IAHL First All-Star Team (1938) NHL First All-Star Team (1939, 1942) Calder Trophy (1939) Vezina Trophy (1939, 1942) NHL Second All-Star Team (1940, 1941, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1939, 1947, 1948) Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 27, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, September 8, 1949.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday