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USA John Vanbiesbrouck

a.k.a. "Beezer Vanbiesbrouck"
#34 New Jersey Devils / NHL - 01/02
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Last added: Alexander Lavrentyev
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Anton Levtchi 55 26 35 61
2. Petrus Palmu 59 26 33 59
3. Lukas Jasek 54 13 38 51
4. Michael Joly 58 21 29 50
5. Eemeli Suomi 54 19 30 49
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
58
Height
5'8" / 173 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
176 lbs / 80 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NHL Best Goalie (Vezina Trophy) 1
1-time NHL First All-Star Team 1
1-time NHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL Second All-Star Team 1
1-time OHL Third All-Star Team 1

Son: Ian Vanbiesbrouck
Brothers: Bob Vanbiesbrouck, Julian Vanbiesbrouck & Frank Vanbiesbrouck

Team Staff profile of John Vanbiesbrouck also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1979-80 Bishop Gallagher High USHS-MI - - - - - - - - - |
1980-81 Soo Greyhounds OHL 56 - 4.14 - - - - - - | Playoffs 11 - 3.15 - - - - - -
1981-82 Soo Greyhounds OHL 31 - 3.63 - - - - - - | Playoffs 7 - 4.35 - - - - - -
New York Rangers NHL 1 - 1.00 .967 1 29 0 1-0-0 60 |
USA U20 WJC-20 5 - 5.70 - - - - - - |
1982-83 Soo Greyhounds OHL 62 - 3.61 - - - - - - | Playoffs 16 - 3.56 - - - - - -
USA U20 WJC-20 5 - 3.64 - - - - - - |
1983-84 New York Rangers NHL 3 - 3.35 .881 10 74 0 2-1-0 179 | Playoffs 1 - 0.00 .000 0 0 0 0-0-0 0
Tulsa Oilers CHL 37 - 3.46 - - - - - - | Playoffs 4 - 2.50 - - - - - -
1984-85 New York Rangers NHL 42 - 4.21 .879 165 1 194 1 12-24-3 2 354 | Playoffs 1 - 0.00 1.000 0 12 0 0-0-0 19
USA WC 9 - 5.64 - - - - - - |
1985-86 New York Rangers NHL 61 - 3.33 .887 184 1 439 3 31-21-5 3 320 | Playoffs 16 - 3.28 .897 49 428 1 8-8-0 897
1986-87 New York Rangers NHL 50 - 3.64 .882 161 1 203 0 18-20-5 2 651 | Playoffs 4 - 3.39 .900 11 99 1 1-3-0 195
USA WC 7 - 4.01 - - - - - - |
1987-88 New York Rangers NHL 56 - 3.38 .890 187 1 513 2 27-22-7 3 315 |
USA CC 4 - 2.25 .922 - - - - - |
1988-89 New York Rangers NHL 56 - 3.69 .882 197 1 469 0 28-21-4 3 207 | Playoffs 2 - 3.37 .891 6 49 0 0-1-0 107
USA WC 5 - 4.53 - - - - - - |
1989-90 New York Rangers NHL 47 - 3.38 .887 154 1 208 1 19-19-7 2 734 | Playoffs 6 - 3.02 .902 15 138 0 2-3-0 298
1990-91 New York Rangers NHL 40 - 3.35 .891 126 1 028 3 15-18-6 2 257 | Playoffs 1 - 1.16 .955 1 21 0 0-0-0 52
USA WC 10 - 4.67 - - - - - - |
1991-92 New York Rangers NHL 45 - 2.85 .910 120 1 211 2 27-13-3 2 526 | Playoffs 7 - 3.75 .872 23 156 0 2-5-0 368
USA CC 1 - 3.00 .813 - - - - - |
1992-93 New York Rangers NHL 48 - 3.31 .900 152 1 373 4 20-18-7 2 757 |
1993-94 Florida Panthers NHL 57 - 2.53 .924 145 1 767 1 21-25-11 3 440 |
1994-95 Florida Panthers NHL 37 - 2.47 .914 86 914 4 14-15-4 2 087 |
1995-96 Florida Panthers NHL 57 - 2.68 .904 142 1 331 2 26-20-7 3 178 | Playoffs 22 - 2.25 .932 50 685 1 12-10-0 1 332
1996-97 Florida Panthers NHL 57 - 2.29 .919 128 1 454 2 27-19-10 3 347 | Playoffs 5 - 2.38 .929 13 171 1 1-4-0 328
1997-98 Florida Panthers NHL 60 - 2.87 .899 165 1 473 4 18-29-11 3 451 |
USA OG 1 - 0.00 1.000 - - - - - |
1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 62 - 2.19 .902 135 1 245 6 27-18-15 3 712 | Playoffs 6 - 1.46 .938 9 137 1 2-4-0 369
1999-00 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 50 - 2.20 .906 108 1 035 3 25-15-9 2 950 |
2000-01 New York Islanders NHL 44 - 3.04 .898 120 1 057 1 10-25-5 2 390 |
New Jersey Devils NHL 4 - 1.50 .935 6 87 1 4-0-0 240 |
2001-02 New Jersey Devils NHL 5 - 2.00 .915 10 107 0 2-3-0 300 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 Soo Greyhounds OHL Head Coach
Soo Greyhounds OHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
Soo Greyhounds OHL Franchise Owner
2005-06 Belle Tire 18U AAA T1EHL 18U Asst. Coach
2006-07 Belle Tire 18U AAA T1EHL 18U Asst. Coach
2013-14 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL General Manager
Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
2014-15 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL General Manager
Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
2015-16 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL General Manager
Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
2016-17 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL General Manager
Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
2017-18 Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL General Manager
Muskegon Lumberjacks USHL Dir. of Hockey Operations
2018-19 USA U20 WJC-20 General Manager
2019-20 USA U20 WJC-20 General Manager
2020-21 USA U20 WJC-20 General Manager
2021-22 USA U20 WJC-20 Cancelled General Manager
USA OG General Manager
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
CC 2 5 - - - - - - - - | 0
CHL 1 37 - 3.46 - - - - - - | 1 4 - 2.50 - - - - - -
NHL 20 882 - 2.98 .899 2 502 22 211 40 374-346-119 50 455 | 11 71 - 2.68 .915 177 1 896 5 28-38-0 3 965
OG 1 1 - 0.00 1.000 - - - - - | 0
OHL 3 149 - - - - - - - - | 3 34 - - - - - - - -
USHS-MI 1 - - - - - - - - - | 0
WC 4 31 - - - - - - - - | 0
WJC-20 2 10 - - - - - - - - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
James Patrick (D) 1983-1993 10 New York Rangers
Jan Erixon (F) 1983-1993 10 New York Rangers
Jody Hull (F) 1990-2000 9 Florida Panthers, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers
Brian Leetch (D) 1986-1998 8 New York Rangers, USA, USA, USA

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1993, 1 #1 overall by Florida Panthers in the NHL Expansion Draft

Number 1 retired by Soo Greyhounds

Cult/Star player for Florida Panthers

Cult/Star player for New York Rangers

Cult/Star player for Soo Greyhounds

Cult/Star player for USA

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