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Jose Theodore

Born:September 13, 1976Draft:1994 Canadiens 44th Overall
Hometown:Laval, QuebecPosition:G
Known For:One of 12 Goalies to Score an NHL GoalCatches:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Retired

José Nicolas Théodore (born September 13, 1976) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Montreal CanadiensColorado AvalancheWashington CapitalsMinnesota Wild, and Florida Panthers.

Théodore played eight seasons in Montreal, where he won the Vezina and Hart trophies, both in 2002. In 2006, he was traded to the Colorado Avalanche, where he played two full seasons. Théodore also played two seasons for the Washington Capitals. Internationally, Théodore won a gold medal with Canada at the 1996 World Junior Championships, where he was named the tournament’s best goaltender. He also started for Canada at the 2001 World Championships and was a backup for the 2004 World Cup.

Jose Theodore Montreal Canadiens
Jose Theodore, Montreal Canadiens, 1996-97 season (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  • IIHF U20 World Juniors Gold Medal (1996)
  • Vezina Trophy Winner (2002)
  • Hart Trophy Winner (2002)
  • NHL Second All-Star Team (2002)
  • NHL All-Star Game (2002, 2004)
  • Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy Winner (2010)