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Youngest Goalie To Win Stanley Cup

By / 16 May 2023 02:45 AM

Patrick Roy carrying his hockey stick and wearing his jersey number 33 for the Montreal Canadiens
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Youngest Goalie To Win Stanley Cup is Patrick Roy. Patrick Roy was 20 when he won Stanley Cup for the Montreal Canadiens in the 1985-1986 NHL season.

The Canadiens won the match in a best-of-seven series in a 2-2-1-1-1 format. They faced the Boston Bruins in the division semifinals, Hartford in the division finals, and New York Rangers in the conference finals.

The athlete received the Conn Smythe Trophy for his outstanding playoff MVP.

In the NHL franchise's 23rd appearance, they won over the Calgary Flames with a 4 - 1 win. In Game 2, Brian Skrudland made an NHL and Stanley Cup Finals record for the quickest overtime goal.

Rookie Goalies To Win Stanley Cup

Rookie goalies to win Stanley Cup are Matt Murray, Ken Dryden, Patrick Roy, and more. Jordan Binnington also makes it to the list.

Some other rookie netminders to make the final playoffs are Juuse Saros, Andrei Vasilevskiy, Manny Fernandez and Charlie Hodge.

Jordan Binnington

Jordan Binnington has a record for the most playoff wins by a rookie goalie in NHL in a single postseason. He has set the record for 16 playoff games wins.

Binnington plays for the St. Louis Blues team. His team defeated the Boston Bruins in the best-of-seven series in 2019 and was named the NHL Rookie of the Month.

The 25-year-old is the first Blues goaltender to have set a record for a shoutout in the playoffs.

Jordan Binnington wearing St. Louis Blues jersey during a hockey match
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Matt Murray

Matt Murray is the two-time two Stanley Cup as a rookie in consecutive years. He won the championship trophy in 2016 and 2017.

Murray was drafted by Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round with 83rd overall in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He is the youngest goaltender in the Penguin's history to start a post-season game.

The athlete played 13 games in season 2015-16 as a rookie and was still a rookie after playing 49 regular season games in 2017.

Ken Dryden

Ken Dryden helped Montreal Canadiens win 6 Stanley Cups in 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979 in eight seasons. During the 1970-71 season, he won the playoff MVP honors.

Dryden has the title of the first and only player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy before winning the Rookie of the Year award. He also had the only goaltender to win both the championship before losing a regular-season game.

The player has won the Vezina Trophy five times. He has also made it to the Ontario Sports Hall Of Fame honored member.

Oldest Goalie To Win Stanley Cup

Oldest goalie to win Stanley Cup title goes to Chris Chelios. Gump won the championship trophy in the 2007 - 08 season of the NHL at 46.

The same year he became the oldest defenseman to score a short-handed goal in the NHL in a playoff game while playing against Calgary Flames.

The Illinois native won the cup thrice in 1985-1986, 2001-2002, and 2007-2008. He got the victory with franchises Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens.

The former player contributed 26 years of his career to ice hockey as a defenseman. He played 1651 games and achieved 185 goals and 948 career points.

Chris Chelios wearing Chicago Wolves CCM Patch AHL Hockey Jersey
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He was drafted by Montreal Canadiens in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. He was selected in the second round with 40th overall.

Chelios also holds the record for the most career postseason defeats, with 117. He won the James Norris Memorial Trophy in June 1996.

Chris has been married to Tracee Chelios since 1987. He lives as the Cheli's Chili Bar downtown bas owner in the Detroit Area.

Lester Patrick is the oldest goaltender in the playoff finals. He served as a replacement goaltender in the 1928 Stanley Cup Finals at 44. While Gordie Howe played till he turned 52 years old. 

Fastest Goalie To 25 Wins

Fastest goalie to 25 wins is Linus Ullmark. The Boston Bruins goalie won 26 games in 28 games played in a single season.

Linus was picked by the Buffalo Sabres during the 2012 NHL Draft, he was selected in the sixth round(163 overall). He stayed with the team for three seasons.

The record previously belonged to former Bruins goalie Tiny Thompson. He had set a record 25 wins over 29 games during the 1929-30 season.

Ullmark presently has a 25-2-1 record and leads all goalies in save percentage (.938) and goals against average (1.82). On January 19, Ullmark won his 100th career game, stopping 25 of 26 shots against the New York Islanders.

Linus Ullmark sliding his hockey in a match wearing Boston Bruins jersey
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In March 2023, he broke another record for his performance. He has set standards high with 54 stops of the 57 shots. During the 2022-23 season, Linus and Swyman's hug after the post-victory became the team tradition.

Ullmark has a 4-year contract with the Boston Bruins in a deal worth $20,000,000 including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $20,000,000 guaranteed.

The Swedish player has bagged several honors including NHL All-Star Game and William M. Jennings Trophy in 2023.

Goalie With Most Stanley Cups

Goalie with most Stanley Cups are Jacques Plante, Charlie Hodge, and Ken Dryden. All the players have six championship trophies in their career records.

The players mentioned above won the cup for the same NHL franchise, the Montreal Canadiens. The wins were made between 1952 to 1978.

Jacques Plante

Jacques Plante won the championship trophy six times along with five consecutive wins. He played 837 games in 18 seasons for 5 teams.

Jacques is the first NHL goalie to wear a mask. He opted to wear a custom-made fiberglass mask after an accident in 1959 that resulted in 21 stitches, a cheekbone fracture, and a lip injury.

The former player was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978. He broke NHL Most Wins and NHL Most Shutouts records during the 1958-59 season.

He won the cups during the following seasons:

  • 1952-53 season (MTL)
  • 1955-52 season (MTL)
  • 1956-57 season (MTL)
  • 1957-58 season (MTL)
  • 1958-59 season (MTL)
  • 1959- 60 season (MTL)

Charlie Hodge

Charlie Hodge is a two-time Vezina Trophy winner with the Montreal Canadiens. He played 237 games in 10 seasons.

The former Montreal player was in Scout for Pittsburgh when they won Stanley Cup Champion in 1992.  He has two Vezina Trophies in his name that he won during the 1963-1964 and 1965-1966 seasons.

Charlie Hodge had a duet with Presley in 1960 named
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Hodge won the cups during the following seasons:

  • 1955-56 (MTL)
  • 1957-58 (MTL)
  • 1958-59 (MTL)
  • 1959-60 (MTL)
  • 1964-65 (MTL)
  • 1965-66 (MTL)

Ken Dryden

Ken Dryden claimed his first Stanley Cup in the 1970-71 NHL season. He played 397 games in 8 seasons with 19 assists.

He was inducted into the hockey's Hall of Fame in 1983. He has one Calder Trophy, five Vezina Trophies, and Conn Smythe Trophy in his name.

Dryden won the cups during the following seasons:

  • 1970-71 (MTL)
  • 1972-73 (MTL)
  • 1975-76 (MTL)
  • 1976-77 (MTL)
  • 1977-78 (MTL)
  • 1978-79 (MTL)

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