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1 George Vezina
George Vezina
Photo : Les Glorieux by Rejean Tremblay





 Bios
Nickname : Chicoutimi Cucumber Born : Chicoutimi, Québec, January 21, 1887
Died : March 27, 1926
Catches : Left
Weight : 185 lbs.
Height : 5' 6"

 Transactions
26-Nov-17

Rights retained by the Canadiens when the NHA folded

28-Nov-25 Retired because of tuberculosis

 Habs highs
1913-1914

Led the NHA in wins (13),shutouts (1) and GAA (3,14).

1915-1916

Stanley Cup champion ... Led the NHA in wins (16) and playoffs wins (3).

1917-1918

Led the NHL in wins (12), shutouts (1) and GAA (3,93).

1918-1919

Led the NHL in games played (18), playoffs games played (10), playoffs minutes played (636), playoffs wins (6), playoffs shutouts (1) and playoffs GAA (3,49).

1919-1920

Led the NHL in games played (24) and minutes played (1456).

1920-1921

Led the NHL in games played (24).

1921-1922

Led the NHL in games played (24).

1922-1923

Led the NHL in games played (24).

1923-1924

Led the NHL in games played (24), shutouts (3), GAA (1,97), playoffs games played (6), playoffs minutes played (360), playoffs wins (6), playoffs shutouts (2) and playoffs GAA (1,00).

1924-1925

Stanley Cup champion ... Led the NHL in games played (30), minutes played (1860), GAA (1,81), playoffs games played (6), playoffs minutes played (360), layoffs wins (3) and playoffs shutouts (1).


 Awards
Member of Stanley Cup champions Montréal Canadiens, 1916, 1924 ... Elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame, 1945.

 Miscellaneous
First goaltender in NHL history to record a shutout, 1917-18 ... A Trophy in memory of George Vezina is donated each year by the NHL to the most valuable goaltender of the season.

 Statistics

Regular season
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   T   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
1925-26    1    20   0   0   0    0   0  0,00               0   0   0
1924-25   30  1860  17  11   2   56   5  1,81               0   0   0
1923-24   24  1459  13  11   0   48   3  1,97               0   0   0
1922-23   24  1488  13   9   2   61   2  2,46               0   0   0
1921-22   24  1469  12  11   1   94   0  3,84               0   0   2
1920-21   24  1441  13  11   0   99   1  4,12               0   0   0
1919-20   24  1456  13  11   0  113   0  4,66               0   0   0
1918-19   18  1117  10   8   0   78   1  4,19               0   0   0
1917-18   21  1282  12   9   0   84   1  3,93               0   0   0
  TOTAL  190 11592 103  81   5  613  13  3,28               0   0   2
Playoffs
 SEASON   GP   MIN   W   L   T   GA  SO   GAA    SA   Sv%   G   A PIM
1924-25    2   120   2   0   0    2   1  1,00               0   0   0
1923-24    2   120   2   0   0    2   1  1,00               0   0   0
1922-23    2   120   0   2   0    4   0  2,00               0   0   0
1918-19    5   300   4   1   1   18   0  3,60               0   0   0
1917-18    2   120   1   1   0   10   0  5,00               0   0   0
  TOTAL   13   780   9   4   1   36   2  2,77               0   0   0


  From HockeyDB.com