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1 Bill Durnan
Bill Durnan





 Bios
Born : Toronto, Ontario, January 22, 1916
Died : October 31, 1972
Catches : Ambidextrous
Weight : 190 lbs.
Height : 6' 0"

 Transactions
30-Oct-43

Signed as a free agent

xx-xxx-50 Retired

 Habs highs
1943-1944

Vezina Trophy ... First All-Star team ... Stanley Cup Champion ... Led the NHL in games played (50), minutes played (3000), wins (38), GAA (2,18), playoffs games played (9), playoffs minutes played (549), playoffs wins (8), playoffs shutouts (1) and playoffs GAA (1,53).

1944-1945

Vezina Trophy ... First All-Star team ... Led the NHL in games played (50), minutes played (3000), wins (38), GAA (2,42) and playoffs wins (38).

1945-1946

Vezina Trophy ... First All-Star team ... Stanley Cup Champion ... Led the NHL in wins (24), shutouts (4), GAA (2,60), playoffs wins (8) and playoffs GAA (2,07).

1946-1947

Vezina Trophy ... First All-Star team ... Played in the NHL All-Star game ... Led the NHL in games played (60), minutes played (3600), wins (34), GAA (2,30), playoffs games played (11), playoffs minutes played (720), playoffs shutouts (1) and playoffs GAA (1,92).

1947-1948

First All-Star team.

1948-1949

Vezina Trophy ... First All-Star team ... Played in the NHL All-Star game ... Led the NHL in games played (60), minutes played (3600), shutouts (10) and GAA (2,10).

1949-1950

Vezina Trophy ... First All-Star team ... Led the NHL in GAA (2,20).


 Awards
Winner of the Vezina Trophy, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950 ... Played in the NHL All-Star game, 1947, 1948, 1949 ... Named on the NHL First All-Star team, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1950 ... Member of the Stanley Cup winning Montréal Canadiens, 1944, 1946 ... Elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1963.

 Miscellaneous
Durnan his the only goalie in NHL history to be ambidextrous, wearing catching gloves on both hands ... Set NHL record for 4 consecutive shutouts in 1949 ... Led the NOHA in wins (8) with the Kirkland Lake Blue Devils, 1937-38 ... Led the NOHA in wins (7), shutouts (3), GAA (1,00) and playoffs shutouts (3) with the Kirkland Lake Blue Devils, 1938-39.

 Habs records
Season playoffs lowest GAA

 Statistics

Regular season
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   T   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
1949-50   64  3840  26  21  17  141   8  2,20               0   1   2
1948-49   60  3600  28  23   9  126  10  2,10               0   0   0
1947-48   59  3505  20  28  10  162   5  2,77               0   0   5
1946-47   60  3600  34  16  10  138   4  2,30               0   0   0
1945-46   40  2400  24  11   5  104   4  2,60               0   0   0
1944-45   50  3000  38   8   4  121   1  2,42               0   0   0
1943-44   50  3000  38   5   7  109   2  2,18               0   0   0
  TOTAL  383 22945 208 112  62  901  34  2,36               0   1   7
Playoffs
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
1949-50    3   180   0   3   10   0  3,33               0   0   0
1948-49    7   468   3   4   17   0  2,18               0   0   0
1946-47   11   700   6   5   23   1  1,97               0   0   0
1945-46    9   581   8   1   20   0  2,07               0   0   0
1944-45    6   373   2   4   15   0  2,41               0   0   0
1943-44    9   549   8   1   14   1  1,53               0   0   0
  TOTAL   45  2851  27  18   99   2  2,08               0   0   0


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