Tony Esposito Rank
About Tony Esposito
Considered as one of the best goaltenders to ever play in the National Hockey League, Tony Esposito would be remembered as one of the earliest players to introduce the butterfly style technique. The Canadian-American hockey star played in the league for 16 years of which he spent a decade and a half with the Chicago Black Hawks. He helped the team to win the Stanley Cup in 1969.
He also spent some time with the Montreal Canadiens. Esposito also played for the U.S. and Canadian national teams in the 1970s and 1980s.
In 1988, he was inducted into the prestigious Hockey Hall of Fame. Throughout his playing career he received many awards including Calder Memorial Trophy, and Vezina Trophy.
He gave up the ghost in August 2021 after battling pancreatic cancer.
Facts about Tony Esposito
As part of measures to honor his contribution to the team, the Chicago Blackhawks have retired the number 35 jersey.
His brother is a retired hockey star.
The NHL named him in their list of '100 Greatest NHL Players' in 2017.
After his playing career, he worked as Pittsburgh Penguins’ General Manager.
Tony Esposito Rank
F.A.Q. about Tony Esposito
When is his birthday?
Tony Esposito's birthday is on April 23, 1943.
In how many days is his birthday?
Tony's birthday is in 219 days
How old was Tony when he died?
He was 78 years old.
When did he die?
He died in August 10, 2021.
Where was Tony from?
He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN.
Tony Esposito's Popularity
Tony Esposito was a famous American ice hockey goaltender, who was born on April 23, 1943. As a person born on this date, Tony Esposito is listed in our database as the 78th most popular celebrity for the day (April 23) and the 164th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on April 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Taurus, the Bull. Tony Esposito is the 2326th most popular Taurus.
Aside from information specific to Tony Esposito's birthday, Tony Esposito is the 14951st most famous American.
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