8. Tiny Thompson
Tiny Thompson was the first star between the pipes for the Boston Bruins and was the man who backstopped the organization to their first Stanley Cup.  Thompson was a four time Vezina Trophy winner and a four time post season All Star.  He would also lead the NHL in Goals Against Average four times.

Thompson still leads the Bruins in wins and minutes played.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Goalie
  • Acquired: Contract purchased in 1928.
  • Departed: Traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Normie Smith and $15,000  11/28/38.
  • Games Played: 776
  • Notable Statistics: 252 Wins
    153 Losses
    63 Ties
    1.99 GAA
    N/A Save Percentage*
    74 Shutouts
    15-18 Record, 1.75 GAA in 33 Playoff Games

    *Save Percentage was not a stat when Thompson played.
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Stanley Cups (1929)
    Vezina Trophy (1930, 1933, 1936 & 1938)
    First Team All Star (1936 & 1938)
    Second Team All Star (1931 & 1935)
    Most Wins (1929, 2930, 1931, 1933 & 1938)
    Lowest Goals Against Average (1930, 1933, 1936 & 1938)
    Most Shutouts (1932, 1933, 1936 & 1937)

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