|Born:||February 24, 1963||Draft:||1981 Flames 56th Overall|
|Known For:||300 Wins; Two Stanley Cups||Catches:||Left|
|National Team:||Canada||Current Team:|
Michael Vernon (born February 24, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played 19 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames, Detroit Red Wings, San Jose Sharks and Florida Panthers.
A winner of over 300 NHL games, he is a two-time Stanley Cup champion, with the Flames in 1989 and the Red Wings in 1997. He appeared in five NHL All-Star Games, was named a second team All-Star in 1989, shared the William M. Jennings Trophy in 1996 with Chris Osgood, and was named the winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as most valuable player of the 1997 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Mike Vernon Statistics
- IIHF U20 World Juniors Bronze Medal (1983)
- IIHF World Championships Silver Medal (1991)
- NHL Second Team All-Star (1989)
- William M. Jennings Trophy Winner (1996, shared with Chris Osgood)
- Conn Smythe Trophy Winner (1997)
- NHL All-Star Game (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993)
- Stanley Cup Winner (1989, 1997)
Lifelong storyteller and experienced hockey reporter that has covered everything from major juniors to the NHL. Worked for various newspapers across Minnesota and North Dakota, and now covering the Colorado Avalanche for THW.