111. John Ross Roach

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111. John Ross Roach

While John Ross Roach may not have led the NHL in Goals Against Average he was a workhorse for years.  Roach played every game in the net for nine of his fourteen NHL seasons with a very good career GAA of 2.80.  Twice leading the league in Wins, Roach was named a First Team All-Star in 1933, a decade after he backstopped the Toronto St. Patricks to a Stanley Cup title.  He is also a two time NHL leader in Wins.

The Bullet Points

  • Country of Origin: Port Perry, Ontario, Canada.
  • Eligible Since: Monday, 01 January 1945
  • Position: Goalie
  • Played For: Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Non-NHL Teams:

    Toronto St. Patricks

  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    First Team All-Star (1) (1933)
    Most Wins (2) (1925 & 1933)
    Most Shutouts (1) (1932)
    Most Minutes Played (1) (1931)
    Stanley Cup Rings (1) (Toronto St. Patricks, 1922)

Should John Ross Roach be in the Hall of Fame?

Definitely put him in! - 33.3%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 16.7%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 50%
No opinion. - 0%
No way! - 0%

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