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12-23-2012, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by vecens24 View Post
The more interesting part to me there is that another HHOFer (Lionel Conacher) said that he considered Connell to be the best goalie he ever saw (along with Worters).

Good find.
The exact quote is "Lionel Conacher, who played in front of Connell and Worters, could never separate this pair, but he did think they were the greatest of them all."

It's always good to find corroborating quotes, but this one by itself is really just Conacher praising his teammates, right? Conacher played in front of Charlie Gardiner for a season in 1933-34, but Connell and Worters are the only HHOFers he played in front of for more than a season, aren't they?

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