Turk Broda

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Birthday
15, 1914
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 17, 1972 (58)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1914
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 17, 1972 (58)

About

Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender who set numerous records with the NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs.

Before Fame

He acquired the name Turk from his high school days, when he was called Turkey Egg for his freckles.

Trivia

He retired holding a record 13 Stanley Cup shutouts and 101 total Stanley Cup games played.

Family Life

He grew up in the town of Brandon in Manitoba, Canada.

Associated With

He and Terry Sawchuk were two of the top goaltenders during the middle of the 20th century.

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