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Turk Broda | #1

G | 5' 9" | 180 lb
100 Greatest Players Hockey Hall of Fame
Career
GP W L OT GAA Sv%
629 304 222 -- 2.53 --
Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA Sv% SO MIN
NHL Career 629 628 304 222 102 -- -- 1,608 2.53 -- 61 38,183
Season GP GS W L T OT SA GA GAA Sv% SO MIN
NHL Career 629 628 304 222 102 -- -- 1,608 2.53 -- 61 38,183

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Awards

Turk Broda Awards
Vezina Trophy
Season Team
1940-1941 Toronto Maple Leafs
1947-1948 Toronto Maple Leafs
Stanley Cup
Season Team
1941-1942 Toronto Maple Leafs
1946-1947 Toronto Maple Leafs
1947-1948 Toronto Maple Leafs
1948-1949 Toronto Maple Leafs
1950-1951 Toronto Maple Leafs

Bio

Turk Broda Bio

"In the net," one hockey writer observed about Turk Broda, "he looks like a harmless, jolly tub of lard, but the Leaf goalie dives for the puck like an angry cat." Walter "Turk" Broda was even better than an angry cat. He was money. When the Toronto Maple Leafs of the 1930s and 1940s needed to win a big game, Broda was at his best.

"The Turk was inclined to loaf during the regular season, especially against weak clubs, and let in too many soft goals," Toronto columnist Jim Hunt wrote in his 1967 book "The Men in the Nets." "But once the playoff money beckoned, no goalie in hockey was tougher to score on."

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