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10-12-2010, 09:04 AM
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With yesterday's pick we'll take

Réjean "Reggie" Lemelin, G

Originally Posted by legendsofhockey
Goalie Reggie Lemelin made over 500 appearances in an exemplary career with the Atlanta/Calgary Flames and the Boston Bruins. He backstopped his teams to 236 wins and was respected for his positive outlook in the dressing room.
# Named Calgary's sports media Athlete of the Year, 1984.
# Played for Team Canada in Canada Cup, 1984.
# Winner, Calgary Flames Molson Cup, 1983-84 (most 3 star selections)
# Winner, Calgary Flames Molson Cup, 1984-85 (most 3 star selections)
# Played in National Hockey League All-Star Game, 1989.
# Shared (with Andy Moog) William M. Jennings Trophy, 1989-90.

Vezina record: 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 7th

Originally Posted by seventieslord
Lemelin has a really impressive Vezina voting record. He finished as runner-up in 1984 to the rookie, Barrasso, and even had more first place votes. He was 3rd the next year, and also finished 4th, 7th, 7th. He was even 8th in hart voting in 1983. He finished 4th, 5th, and 9th in sv% in the years it was recorded, which excludes 1981 and 1983, when he was potentially top-10 as well. He was an impressive 262-136-53 in the regular season and though he suffered some playoff disappointments, he was outstanding in the 1988 playoffs after taking over for Andy Moog. He stopped 89.5% of shots that playoff year when the league average was just .869. He also performed well in the 1981, 1984, and 1985 playoff in a losing cause.
Originally Posted by Joe Pelletier
In 1987-88 Lemelin was moved to Boston where he was essential in their voyage to the Stanley Cup finals. Most people will of course remember the Bruins started Andy Moog for the final series against Moog's old Edmonton Oilers teammates. But Lemelin actually played the lion's share of games that post season, posting a 11-6 record in 17 post season games.
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