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Ed Giacomin

Born:June 6, 1939Draft:Undrafted Rangers 1965
Hometown:Sudbury, ONPosition:Goaltender
Known For:Hall of FameCatches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Edward “Ed” Giacomin (born June 6, 1939) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings in the National Hockey League, as well as for the Providence Reds of the American Hockey League.

Ed Giacomin
1960’S: Goalie Eddie Giacomin #24 of the NHL All-Stars and the New York Rangers watches the play during the NHL All-Star game circa 1960’s. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

Eddie Giacomin Statistics

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  • Jersey (#1) was retired by the Rangers in 1989
  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987
  • 6x NHL All-Star Game (1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973)
  • 2x NHL First All-Star Team (1967, 1971)
  • 3x NHL Second All-Star Team (1968, 1969, 1970)
  • Vezina Trophy (1971)