Georges Vézina

1887 - 1926

Georges Vézina

Joseph Georges Gonzague Vézina (; French: [ʒɔʁʒ vezina]; January 21, 1887 – March 27, 1926) was a Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played seven seasons in the National Hockey Association (NHA) and nine in the National Hockey League (NHL), all with the Montreal Canadiens. After being signed by the Canadiens in 1910, Vézina played in 327 consecutive regular season games and a further 39 playoff games, before leaving early during a game in 1925 due to illness. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georges Vézina has received more than 126,202 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular hockey player.

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Among hockey players, Georges Vézina ranks 8 out of 52Before him are Maurice Richard, Gordie Howe, Vladislav Tretiak, Wayne Gretzky, Valeri Kharlamov, and Jaromír Jágr. After him are Stan Mikita, Phil Esposito, Bobby Hull, Henri Richard, Jari Kurri, and Viacheslav Fetisov.

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Among people born in 1887, Georges Vézina ranks 130Before him are Courtney Hodges, Pierre Jean Jouve, Alvin York, M. N. Roy, Chico Marx, and Maria Jeritza. After him are Ernst Toch, Lajos Kassák, Ricardo Wolf, Adone Zoli, Walther Wever, and Norman L. Bowen. Among people deceased in 1926, Georges Vézina ranks 61Before him are Jean Richepin, Krste Misirkov, Israel Zangwill, Léon Charles Thévenin, Srečko Kosovel, and Bertha Wegmann. After him are Edward Granville Browne, Carl Swartz, Iraj Mirza, Dmitry Furmanov, Josias von Heeringen, and Bessie Coleman.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Georges Vézina ranks 181 out of 840Before him are Hayden Christensen (1981), John Murray (1841), Eugene Levy (1946), Viola Desmond (1914), Ethel Smith (1907), and Igor Gouzenko (1919). After him are Chris Benoit (1967), Sandra Oh (1971), Alfred Aho (1941), Guy Laliberté (1959), Harold Innis (1894), and David Shore (1959).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Georges Vézina ranks 4Before him are Maurice Richard (1921), Gordie Howe (1928), and Wayne Gretzky (1961). After him are Phil Esposito (1942), Bobby Hull (1939), Henri Richard (1936), Bobby Orr (1948), Mario Lemieux (1965), Howie Morenz (1902), Guy Lafleur (1951), and Art Ross (1885).

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