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Ken Dryden

NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician Ken Dryden

Profession: NHL Goalie and Canadian Politician


Biography: Although he only played nine seasons in the NHL, he won the Vezina Trophy five times, and his statistical percentages are unparalleled. He won six Stanley Cups with the Montreal Canadiens.

Born: August 8, 1947
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Age: 74 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 1997-05-30 Ken Dryden becomes president of NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 2007-01-29 Ken Dryden's #29 jersey is retired by the Montreal Canadiens

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