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Bjorn Skaare

Bjorn Skaare

Center
BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1958
BIRTHPLACE: Oslo, Norway
DRAFTED: DET / 1978 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 4th   (62nd overall)
Norwegian Elite League All-Star Team (1980, 1981, 1983, 1984) Died of injuries suffered in automobile accident, June 10, 1989.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5