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124. Glenn Resch

While Glenn “Chico” Resch was only part of the first New York Islanders Stanley Cup in their dynasty (albeit in a backup role to Billy Smith) his role in building up that team cannot be discounted.

In the 1970’s Resch was named a Second Team All Star twice in the 70’s and was also a two time All Star in that time frame.  Resch was in the top five in Goals Against Average for five years in a row (1974-75 to 1978-79).  Resch would earn a third All Star appearance later in his career as a member of the New Jersey Devils.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  • Eligible Since: Monday, 01 January 1990
  • Position: Goalie
  • Played For: New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All Star (1976, 1977 & 1984)

    Second Team All Star (1976 & 1979)

    Bill Masterton Trophy (1982)

    Most Shutouts (1981)

    Stanley Cup Rings (1) (New York Islanders, 1980)

Should Glenn Resch be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 0%
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Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 25%
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