This Week in Flyers' History: Week Ending April 20th

(Photo courtesy of Getty Images) The Flyers were playing in the Eastern Conference Finals against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Down two games to one, a Game Four win was pivotal for the Flyers’ playoff hopes. Playing in Toronto against Mats Sundin and Ed Belfour, this was not going to be an easy task at all. The Flyers knew they had to throw everything at Belfour to have a chance...
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Ex-NHL Goalie Ed Belfour Dumping Florida Home – $1.1 Million

  Despite being a Stanley Cup-wining goalie and first-ballot Hall of Famer, Ed Belfour is an under-the-radar hockey hero. From 1988 to 2007,…
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Antti Raanta Honors Ed Belfour With Stadium Series Mask (Photo)

The Winter Olympics are now officially in the books, but a return to normalcy will be brief for the Chicago Blackhawks. The defending NHL champs have just one game (Thursday against the Rangers in New York) before they bundle up and head to Soldier Field on Saturday for the final Stadium Series tilt of the season. As is typical for these showcase games, the Blackhawks’ goalies...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Following One Whack of Ed Belfour’s Stick in 1998, Tomas Holmstrom’s Legend Was Born

What will you remember most about Detroit Red Wings’ forward Tomas Holmstrom, a man who’s reportedly decided that he’s ready to hang up the skates? For some, it will be how he seemed to perpetually wear a smile at all times, no matter what was going on during games. Others will always laugh and recall his very unique accent, perhaps the best personification of “swinglish...
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January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ed Belfour Heritage Night: Remembering “The Eagle”

In honor of the Blackhawks celebrating Ed Belfour Heritage Night on Sunday, it’s worth a moment to look back at the Hall of Fame career of one of the great netminders in Hawks history. The following is an excerpt from … Continue reading →
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March 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Belfour continues to resonate with hockey fans

There's still so much to like about Ed Belfour. Maybe it's the sheer fact that he has that whole every man persona that seems to truly resonate with fans of any sport. That appeal was apparent on Saturday night in Dallas when he was honored prior to a game between the Stars and Minnesota Wild for his 2011 induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Between 1997 and 2002, "...
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February 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Neb-Omaha goalie Dayn Belfour wants own identity (AP)

Dayn Belfour walks and talks like his father. He does not, however, play goalie like newly inducted Hockey Hall of Famer Ed Belfour. That's not a knock against Dayn. Few men have worked between the pipes the way "Eddie the Eagle" did in a 16-year NHL career highlighted by a Stanley Cup and two Vezina Trophies.
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December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Eddie the exec? Question follows Ed Belfour into Hockey Hall of Fame

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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

Nieuwendyk, Belfour, Gilmour, Howe in hockey hall

The Hockey Hall of Fame has opened its doors to four new members. Joe Nieuwendyk, Ed Belfour, Doug Gilmour and Mark Howe were presented with rings at the hall Monday morning. Howe was a converted defenseman whose smooth skating and crisp passing helped the Flyers twice reach the Stanley finals. Nieuwendyk was a quiet leader who won three Stanley Cups with three teams. Belfour...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

HHOF Makes Room For Belfour

from Scott Burnside of ESPN, Longtime goaltending instructor and hockey school operator Steve McKichan picked up the phone in the summer of 2004 to hear a man’s voice asking him if he took adult students at his camp. No, McKichan told the man, he didn’t have room. Too bad. The man said he had some problems against Philadelphia the previous spring in the playoffs and was looking...
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November 11, 2011  |  Discuss

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