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Tiny Thompson

Tiny Thompson

BIRTHDATE: May 31, 1903
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Sandon, BC, Canada
Catches: Left
Vezina Trophy 1929-1930 / 1932-1933 / 1935-1936 / 1937-1938
Brother of Paul Vezina Trophy (1930, 1933, 1936, 1938) NHL Second All-Star Team (1931, 1935) NHL First All-Star Team (1936, 1938) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937) Signed as a free agent by Minneapolis (AHA), June 8, 1926. Traded to Boston by Minneapolis (AHA) for cash, May 12, 1928. Recorded shutout (1-0) in NHL debut vs. Pittsburgh, November 15, 1928. Traded to Detroit by Boston for the rights to Normie Smith and $15,000, November 28, 1938. Named Head Coach of Buffalo (AHL), October 11, 1940.
Quote of the Day

I've never seen anything like that. The great thing is I don't know how many times guys bailed me out where they had to score to keep it alive and they did every time. It was amazing. It's not the way we draw it up, to go 20 rounds here, but obviously it's a big win.

— Florida goalie Roberto Luongo after the Panthers defeated the Capitals in the longest shootout in NHL history on Tuesday
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series