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04-23-2012, 01:13 PM
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Originally Posted by vitogor View Post
I've decided to do a little research on this. Here's every single Minnesota-born goalie to play at least one game in the NHL (in alphabetical order):

Adam Berkhoel (St. Paul) - 9 games in 2005-2006 (Thrashers)
Frank Brimsek (Eveleth) - 514 games in 1938-1950 (Bruins, Blackhawks)
Jon Casey (Grand Rapids) - 425 games in 1983-1997 (North Stars, Bruins, Blues)
John Curry (Shorewood) - 4 games in 2008-2010 (Penguins)
Chad Erickson (Minneapolis) - 2 games in 1991-1992 (Devils)
Adam Hauser (Bovey) - 1 game in 2005-2006 (Kings)
Steve Janaszak (St. Paul) - 3 games in 1979-1982 (North Stars, Rockies)
Mike Karakas (Aurora) - 336 games in 1935-1946 (Blackhawks, Canadiens)
Pete LoPresti (Virginia) - 175 games in 1974-1981 (North Stars, Oilers)
Sam Lopresti (Elcor) - 74 games in 1940-1942 (Blackhawks)
Bob Mason (Int'l Falls) - 145 games in 1983-1991 (Capitals, Blackhawks, Nordiques, Canucks)
Jack McCartan (St. Paul) - 12 games in 1959-1961 (Rangers). Also played 42 games over 3 seasons for the Fighting Saints in the WHA.
Damian Rhodes (St. Paul) - 309 games in 1990-2002 (Maple Leafs, Senators, Thrashers)
Alex Stalock (South St. Paul) - 1 game in 2010-2011 (Sharks)
Robb Stauber (Duluth) - 62 games in 1989-1995 (Kings, Sabres)
Jim Watt (Duluth) - 1 game in 1973-1974 (Blues)

Well done.


Seems like a VEEEEEEERY short list considering all the talent we have produced over the years. I really want Lee to do BIG things though and there are a couple others I have my eye on in the WCHA at the current time.

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