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Manny Legace

Born:February 4, 1973Draft:1993 Whalers #188 Overall
Hometown:Toronto, ONPosition:Goaltender
Known For:Stanley Cup (2002)Catches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Columbus Blue Jackets
(Goaltending Coach)

Emmanuel Legace (born February 4, 1973) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender, who played most notably in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, and later the St. Louis Blues. Legace also enjoyed spells with the Los Angeles Kings, Carolina Hurricanes, and Iserlohn Roosters of the DEL. He finished his playing career for the Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League, for whom he is the career leader in goaltending wins. Legace currently serves as the goaltending coach for the NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets.

Legace was born in Toronto, Ontario, but grew up in Alliston, Ontario.

Manny Legace Detroit Red Wings
Manny Legace, Detroit Red Wings (Photo by Dave Sandford/Getty Images)

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Staff History

  • USHL Muskegon Lumberjacks (Goaltending Coach) 2012-2013
  • AHL Springfield Falcons (Goaltending Coach) 2012-2013
  • AHL Springfield Falcons (Goaltending Consultant) 2013-2015
  • AHL Lake Erie Monsters (Goaltending Coach) 2015-2016
  • AHL Cleveland Monsters (Goaltending Coach) 2016-2018
  • NHL Columbus Blue Jackets (Goaltending Coach) 2018-present


  • NHL All-Star Game (2008)
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (October, 2005)
  • ECHL Alumnus of the Month (February, 2004)
  • Stanley Cup Champion (2002)
  • AHL All-Star Game (1996)
  • AHL Best GAA (1996)
  • AHL Best Goaltender (Baz Bastien Memorial Award) (1996)
  • AHL Best Goaltending Duo (Harry Holmes Memorial Award) (1996)
  • AHL Best SVS% (1996)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (1996)
  • AHL Most Shutouts (1996)
  • AHL Player of the Week (Dec. 3, 1996)
  • Spengler Cup All-Star Team (1994)
  • Olympic Silver Medal (1994)
  • CHL Second All-Star Team (1993)
  • OHL Goaltender of the Year (1993)
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team (1993)
  • U20 WJC Best Goaltender (1993)
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (1993)
  • MetJAHL Champion (1990)