Ken Dryden

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Birthday
8, 1947
Birthplace
Hamilton, Canada
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Hamilton, Canada

About

Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens and later joined Canadian Parliament.

Before Fame

Although he was drafted in the 1964 NHL Amateur Draft, he chose to pursue his college degree at Cornell University rather than play with the Montreal Canadians; he made his NHL debut in 1971 after completing college.

Trivia

He wrote a memoir about his experiences in the famous 1972 Olympic series against the USSR.

Family Life

He married Lynda Dryden in 1970. His brother, Dave Dryden, was also an NHL goaltender.

Associated With

He caused some controversy when he said that U.S. Senator Howard Dean's presence at a Canadian liberal convention would make his party seem out of touch.