John Vanbiesbrouck

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Birthday
4, 1963
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

NHL Hall of Fame goaltender who set several New York Rangers records and was voted one of the best Rangers players of all time.

Before Fame

He chose to stay in the junior hockey league to develop his game a little more before jumping into the NHL.

Trivia

After retiring from the NHL, he briefly coached in junior hockey until he used a racial slur in addressing one of the players.

Family Life

He grew up with two older brothers in Detroit, Michigan.

Associated With

He helped the Florida Panthers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins' Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr in the Stanley Cup playoffs.