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Gerry Cheevers

Gerry Cheevers

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: December 7, 1940
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: St. Catharines, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185
Catches: Left
AHL First All-Star Team (1965) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (1965) Fewest goals against CPHL (1967) WHA First All-Star Team (1973) Ben Hatskin Trophy (Best Goaltender WHA) (1973) WHA Second All-Star Team (1974, 1975) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1969) Promoted to Toronto from Sault Ste. Marie (EPHL) to replace injured Johnny Bower in games on December 2 (Toronto 6, Chicago 4) and December 3 (Detroit 3, Toronto 1), 1961. Claimed by Boston from Toronto in Intra-League Draft, June 9, 1965. Selected by New England (WHA) in WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights traded to Cleveland (WHA) by New England (WHA) for cash, June, 1972. Suspended by Cleveland (WHA) for leaving team and refusing to play, January 25, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Boston after securing his release from Cleveland (WHA), January 27, 1976.
Quote of the Day

I'm sure [my father] was going crazy up there. I hope all of my friends were celebrating in the crowd. Coming back here and all of my friends and family are here, getting a goal in front of them is special.

— Blues forward Ryan Reaves on scoring the game-winning goal Sunday against the Jets in his hometown of Winnipeg
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series