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Richard Brodeur

Born:September 15, 1952Draft:1972 Islanders #97 Overall
Hometown:Longueuil, QCPosition:Goaltender
Known For:1982 Stanley Cup FinalCatches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Richard “King Richard”, “Kermit” Brodeur (born September 15, 1952), is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the New York Islanders, Vancouver Canucks, and Hartford Whalers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He also played for the Quebec Nordiques of the World Hockey Association (WHA). Brodeur was born in Longueuil, Quebec and grew up in Montreal, Quebec.

Richard Brodeur
Canadian hockey player Richard Brodeur, goalie for the Vancouver Canucks, defends the goal during an away game, mid 1980s.(Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

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  • NHL All-Star Game (1983)
  • CHL (USA) Terry Sawchuk Trophy (1980)
  • CHL First All-Star Team (1980)
  • WHA Second All-Star Team (1979)
  • WHA Avco World Trophy (1977)
  • CHL Memorial Cup Most Valuable Player (Stafford Smythe Trophy) (1972)
  • QMJHL Best GAA (Jacques Plante Trophy) (1972)
  • QMJHL Best SVS% (1972)
  • QMJHL First All-Star Team (1972)