Who Won the 1971
Vezina Trophy

Gilles Villemure

New York Rangers

1970 Vezina Trophy Winner
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Until the early 1970s, it was not uncommon for National Hockey League teams to play on Christmas Day. The Philadelphia Flyers have never played a Christmas Eve game but played on Christmas Day in four of their first five seasons of the team's existence.

1971 Vezina Trophy Winner Gilles Villemure News

Raanta over Lundqvist again as Rangers goalie crisis hits peak

New York Post
In that sense, this is not tantamount to the situation in the Emile Francis Era, when Eddie Giacomin started sharing time with Gilles Villemure beginning in 1970-71, averaging 44 starts for three years after averaging 68 starts the four previous ...

1971 Vezina Trophy Winner Gilles Villemure News

New York Rangers Vezina Trophy goalies through the years

The Cat upgraded seldom used backup Gilles Villemure to share the load with Fast Eddie. The other mandate for Francis was that Gioacomin wear a mask. Eddie balked at first, but decided to try it out. The results were fantastic. During the 1970-71 ...

1971 Vezina Trophy Winner Gilles Villemure News

The 15 greatest Rangers of all time

New York Post
Played barefaced his first five years until 1970-71, when he donned a mask and shared the Vezina with partner Gilles Villemure. Third in club history with 266 wins, second with 49 shutouts. But oh, that short-side winner he allowed to Ace Bailey at 17 ...

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