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Canada USA Tony Esposito

a.k.a. "Anthony Esposito"
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
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Age
Height
5'11" / 180 cm
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Catches
R
Youth Team
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Contract
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Highlights
3-time NCAA (West) First All-American Team 3
3-time NHL Best Goalie (Vezina Trophy) 3
3-time NHL First All-Star Team 3
1-time NHL Rookie of the Year (Calder Trophy) 1
2-time NHL Second All-Star Team 2

Esposito, 78, died on August 10, 2021, of pancreatic cancer.
Brother: Phil Esposito
Nephew-in-Law: Aleksandr Selivanov

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1962-63 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds NOJHL 40 - - - - - - - - | Playoffs 5 - - - - - - - -
1963-64 Michigan Tech NCAA - - - - - - - - - |
1964-65 Michigan Tech NCAA 17 - 2.35 .912 - - - - - |
1965-66 Michigan Tech NCAA 19 - 2.69 .909 - - - - - |
1966-67 Michigan Tech NCAA 15 - 2.60 .916 - - - - - |
1967-68 Vancouver Canucks WHL-Sr. 63 - 3.20 - - - - - - |
1968-69 Montréal Canadiens NHL 13 - 2.75 .919 34 385 2 5-4-4 742 |
Houston Apollos CHL 19 - 2.42 - - - - - - | Playoffs 1 - 3.05 - - - - - -
1969-70 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 63 - 2.17 .932 136 1 859 15 38-17-8 3 760 | Playoffs 8 - 3.39 .907 27 264 0 4-4-0 478
1970-71 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 57 - 2.27 .919 126 1 428 6 35-14-7 3 323 | Playoffs 18 - 2.20 .928 42 540 2 11-7-0 1 148
1971-72 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 48 - 1.77 .934 82 1 159 9 31-10-6 2 778 | Playoffs 5 - 3.22 .895 16 137 0 2-3-0 298
1972-73 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 56 - 2.52 .917 140 1 540 4 32-17-7 3 334 | Playoffs 15 - 3.09 .898 46 406 1 10-5-0 892
1973-74 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 70 - 2.05 .929 141 1 836 10 34-14-21 4 133 | Playoffs 10 - 2.90 .911 28 287 2 6-4-0 580
1974-75 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 71 - 2.75 .906 193 1 854 6 34-30-7 4 209 | Playoffs 8 - 4.33 .877 34 243 0 3-5-0 471
1975-76 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 68 - 2.98 .905 198 1 884 4 30-23-13 3 993 | Playoffs 4 - 3.27 .901 13 118 0 0-4-0 239
1976-77 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 69 - 3.46 .901 234 2 119 2 25-36-8 4 056 | Playoffs 2 - 3.03 .915 6 65 0 0-2-0 119
Canada WC 9 - 3.17 - - - - - - |
1977-78 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 64 - 2.63 .914 168 1 796 5 28-22-14 3 833 | Playoffs 4 - 4.53 .838 19 98 0 0-4-0 252
1978-79 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 63 - 3.28 .902 206 1 893 4 24-28-11 3 773 | Playoffs 4 - 3.52 .889 14 112 0 0-4-0 239
1979-80 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 69 - 2.98 .903 205 1 904 6 31-22-16 4 131 | Playoffs 6 - 2.27 .924 14 170 0 3-3-0 370
1980-81 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 66 - 3.76 .890 246 1 993 0 29-23-14 3 926 | Playoffs 3 - 4.19 .878 15 108 0 0-3-0 215
1981-82 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 52 - 4.53 .868 231 1 515 1 19-25-8 3 058 | Playoffs 7 - 2.54 .916 16 175 1 3-3-0 379
USA CC 5 - 3.80 .872 - - - - - |
1982-83 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 39 - 3.47 .887 135 1 064 1 23-11-5 2 337 | Playoffs 5 - 3.49 .889 18 144 0 3-2-0 310
1983-84 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 18 - 4.84 .858 88 532 1 5-10-3 1 090 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1972-73 Canada Summit Summit72 4 - 3.33 .882 - - - - - |
1978-79 NHL All-Stars Challenge Cup '79 0 - - - - - - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1988-89 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL General Manager
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL VP. of Hockey Operations
1989-90 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL General Manager
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL VP. of Hockey Operations
1992-93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Scout Chief Scout
1993-94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Scout Chief Scout
1994-95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Scout Chief Scout
1995-96 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Scout Chief Scout
1996-97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Scout Chief Scout
1997-98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Scout Chief Scout
1998-99 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Dir. of Amateur Scouting Fired Oct. 13th
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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 1 5 - 3.80 .872 - - - - - | 0
Challenge Cup '79 1 0 - - - - - - - - | 0
CHL 1 19 - 2.42 - - - - - - | 1 1 - 3.05 - - - - - -
NCAA 4 51 - - - - - - - - | 0
NHL 16 886 - 2.93 .906 2 563 24 761 76 423-306-152 52 476 | 14 99 - 3.09 .903 308 2 867 6 45-53-0 5 990
NOJHL 1 40 - - - - - - - - | 1 5 - - - - - - - -
Summit72 1 4 - 3.33 .882 - - - - - | 0
WC 1 9 - 3.17 - - - - - - | 0
WHL-Sr. 1 63 - 3.20 - - - - - - | 0
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Stan Mikita (F) 1969-1980 11 Canada, Chicago Blackhawks
Keith Magnuson (D) 1969-1980 11 Chicago Blackhawks
Cliff Koroll (F) 1969-1980 11 Chicago Blackhawks
John Marks (D) 1972-1982 10 Chicago Blackhawks

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Player Biography and Trivia

Number 35 retired by Chicago Blackhawks

Cult/Star player for Chicago Blackhawks

Cult/Star player for Michigan Tech

Esposito was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.

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