Terry Sawchuk

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Birthday
28, 1929
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada
Death Date
May 31, 1970 (40)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1929
Birthplace
Winnipeg, Canada
Death Date
May 31, 1970 (40)

About

Hall of Fame goaltender who played 21 seasons in the National Hockey League, mostly for the Detroit Red Wings.

Before Fame

He was such a talented goaltender that he met with Red Wings scouts at the age of just 14.

Trivia

He became notorious for playing through severe injuries including an appendectomy, a broken instep, a collapsed lung, and ruptured discs in his back.

Family Life

He was married to Patricia Ann Bowman Morey from 1953 to 1969.

Associated With

His record of 103 career shutouts stood for 39 years until it was broken by Martin Brodeur in 2009.