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Terry Sawchuk


1929 Born December 28 in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1944 Works out with Detroit Red Wings at age 14
1946 Begins playing junior hockey
1947 Joins Omaha in the United States League
1948 Joins Indianapolis in the American Hockey League
1950 Plays first NHL game for Detroit
1950 Becomes Detroit's number-one goalie
1952, 1954-55 Wins Stanley Cup with Detroit
1953 Marries Pat Morey
1955 Traded to Boston
1957 Temporarily retires from hockey after illness
1957 Rejoins Detroit
1964 Leads Detroit into Cup finals despite pinched nerve
1964 Chosen by Toronto in waiver draft
1967 Wins fourth Stanley Cup with Toronto
1969 Divorced
1970 Dies from internal injuries after scuffle with roommate

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