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Frank Brimsek | #1

G | 5' 9" | 170 lb
Hockey Hall of Fame
Career
GP W L OT GAA Sv%
514 252 182 -- 2.70 --
  • Frank Brimsek
  • Born: September 26, 1915
  • Birthplace: Eveleth, MN, USA
  • Catches: Left
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Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA Sv% SO MIN
NHL Career 514 514 252 182 80 -- -- 1,403 2.70 -- 40 31,230
Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA Sv% SO MIN
NHL Career 514 514 252 182 80 -- -- 1,403 2.70 -- 40 31,230

Awards

Frank Brimsek Awards
Vezina Trophy
Season Team
1938-1939 Boston Bruins
1941-1942 Boston Bruins
Calder Memorial Trophy
Season Team
1938-1939 Boston Bruins
Stanley Cup
Season Team
1938-1939 Boston Bruins
1940-1941 Boston Bruins

Bio

Frank Brimsek Bio

Frank Brimsek needed eight games in the NHL to earn the nickname that stuck with him for the rest of his career.

The native of Eveleth, Minnesota, was dubbed "Mr. Zero" after he had six shutouts in his first eight NHL games for the Boston Bruins in 1938-39, setting a League record for consecutive scoreless minutes in the process. Brimsek, an American in a league that was almost exclusively Canadian, quickly made Boston fans forget Tiny Thompson, who had been the Bruins' starter for the previous 10 seasons and won the Vezina Trophy in 1937-38 after the Bruins allowed the fewest goals during the regular season.

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