|Born:||May 15, 1914||Draft:||Undrafted|
|Known For:||First Player to Win Five Stanley Cups|
(With teammate Ted Kennedy)
Walter Edward Broda (May 15, 1914 — October 17, 1972) was a goaltender, playing his entire career for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League between 1935 and 1951, taking a brief hiatus from 1943 to 1946 to fight in the Second World War. After retiring from active play, Broda coached minor league and junior ice hockey teams. In 2017 Broda was named one of the ‘100 Greatest NHL Players’ in history.
Turk Broda Statistics
- Best Goalies: Toronto Maple Leafs
- The 10 Weirdest Goaltenders in NHL History
- Keon, Horton, Broda Names to Leafs Legends Row
- NHL First Team All-Star — 1941, 1948
- NHL Second Team All-Star — 1942
- Vezina Trophy — 1941, 1948
- Stanley Cup Champion — 1942, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951
- Inducted Into Hockey Hall of Fame — 1967
- Inducted Into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame — 1983
- No. 1 Jersey Retired by Maple Leafs
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.