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18. Gerry Cheevers

A clutch goaltender who played his best when the lights were at its brightest, Gerry Cheevers backstopped the Bruins to two Stanley Cup wins (1970 & 1972) and the Hall of Famer might have had more NHL accolades had the man with the famous stitched mask not taken his talents to the World Hockey Association for a few years.  

Gerry Cheevers

The owner of the most iconic mask in Hockey history (the one with the famed stiches showing where a puck would have hit his face), Gerry Cheevers had his greatest success in the net with the Boston Bruins when they won the Stanley Cup in 1970 and 1972. He was not the best Goalie in the NHL, but he was decent enough to give his powerful Bruins scorers the confidence enough that he would let in fewer goals than his team would score. Cheevers bolted to the WHA, where he was the top netminder there, and after would return to Boston posting spectacular winning percentages year after year.
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