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Tony Esposito


1943 Born on April 23 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada
1962-63 Plays for the Junior A Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds
1963-67 Attends Michigan Technical University as scholarship athlete
1967 Graduates from Michigan Tech with degree in business; turns professional as a hockey player; plays for the Vancouver Canucks in the Western Hockey League
1968-69 Plays in 19 games for the Houston Apollos of the Central Hockey League; Joins the Montreal Canadiens for 13 games
1969 Picked up by Chicago Blackhawks in the intraleague draft
1969-84 Appears in post-season every year with the Blackhawks
1984 Retires from professional hockey after being released by the Blackhawks
1988 Becomes general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins
1989 Fired as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins
1992 Becomes director of hockey operations and assistant general manager of the Tampa Bay Lightening
1998 Fired from Tampa Bay Lightening

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