Ed Belfour Speaker Profile
Ed Belfour Biography
Ed Belfour was born April 21, 1965 and is a former Canadianprofessional ice hockey goaltender.
Belfour was born in Carman, Manitoba and grew up playinghockey. He played junior hockey for the Winkler Flyers before going to the Universityof North Dakota where he helped the school win the NCAA championship in the198687 season. The following year, Belfour signed as a free agent with theChicago Blackhawks (after not being picked in the draft) alternating timebetween them and the Saginaw Hawks of the International Hockey League. Manyregard Belfour as an elite goaltender and one of the best of all-time. His 484wins rank 3rd all-time among NHL goaltenders.
His characteristic face mask earned him the sobriquetEddie the Eagle, and some of his quirks and off-ice antics earnedhim the nickname Crazy Eddie.
Belfour helped lead the Blackhawks to the Stanley Cup Finals in the 199192season, where they eventually lost in 4 games to the Pittsburgh Penguins, ledby Mario Lemieux.
However, by the 199596 season, tension was forming betweenBelfour and backup goalie Jeff Hackett, very similar to the tension betweenBelfour and his former backup, Dominik Haek, which led to Haek's trade toBuffalo. Belfour was traded to the San Jose Sharks midway through the 199697season after turning down a contract extension from the Hawks.
Belfour finished his tenure with the Blackhawks rankingamong the team leaders in many goaltending categories. Belfour finished thirdamong all Blackhawk goalies in games played (415) and wins (201) in bothcategories ranking behind Hall of Famers Tony Esposito and Glenn Hall. Belfouralso ranks fourth in shutouts (30), and second in assists (17). Interestingly,Belfour easily ranks as the Blackhawks' goalie leader in penalty minutes, with242. Esposito, who played in more than twice as many games and minutes asBelfour, had only 31.
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