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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on May 10th, 2022

Edward "Ed" Giacomin - Born June 6, 1939 in Sudbury, Ontario is a Canadian retired ice Hockey goaltender.

Giacomin made his NHL debut with the New York Rangers on October 24, 1965 vs Montreal Canadiens in a 4-3 loss at Madison Square Garden. His 1st NHL victory came on October 30, 1965, a 8-2 Rangers win at Boston Garden.

Giacomin got his 1st NHL Shutout on October 23, 1966 vs Toronto Maple Leafs in a 1-0 win at Madison Square Garden.

Giacomin was named to the NHL First All-Star Team in 1967, 1971 and the NHL Second All-Star Team in 1968, 1969, 1970. He also played in the 1973 NHL All-Star game.

Giacomin played in the 1972 Stanley Cup finals vs Boston Bruins.

Giacomin was the Vezina Trophy winner in 1971 (shared with Gilles Villemure).

His No. 1 was the second jersey number retired by the New York Rangers, on March 15, 1989.

Ed Giacomin was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987.


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