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RIP Tony Esposito, long time Blackhawks goalie, 78


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#1 laughedatbytime

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Posted 10 August 2021 - 09:38 PM

One of my favorites growing up, the acrobatic backstop behind a great Blackhawk team that just couldn't get over the hump.

A truly sad day.   RIP Tony...   :rose:

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Posted 10 August 2021 - 09:39 PM

Was just going to post this. RIP to a legend.

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Posted 10 August 2021 - 09:44 PM

15 shutouts in 1970.    I probably saw most of them.   He was such a joy to watch.

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Posted 10 August 2021 - 10:49 PM

RIP, Tony.  :rose:  I'm sad to see you are gone.

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Posted 10 August 2021 - 11:22 PM

I'm sorry, to hear, see, and read this.  Even I need to admit, he was a very good goalie.  He will be missed, and remembered.  My condolences, to his family, and friends.  R.I.P., Tony.

Edited by Derek19, 11 August 2021 - 06:45 AM.


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Posted 11 August 2021 - 01:31 AM

A real legend and a great guy.  RIP Tony.  I posted on the NHL thread before I saw this....NHL Network had a lovely tribute to him, some great saves he made.  Won the Calder and Vezina 3 times. :notworthy: :eh:

Edited by Rhyta, 11 August 2021 - 01:31 AM.


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Posted 11 August 2021 - 06:31 AM

Rest in crease, good sir.

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Posted 11 August 2021 - 09:06 AM

RIP, Tony.

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Posted 11 August 2021 - 12:53 PM

RIP Tony   You were great ! :rose: :rose:



Your brother Phil....was also great. Hes still living at 79 yrs old.

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Posted 11 August 2021 - 01:28 PM

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 02:36 PM

Right up there with Bobby Orr, Mike Bossy and a couple others as my favorite players of all time.  I was a big fan of Tony Esposito and the Black Hawks when I was a kid.  RIP Tony!

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 03:33 PM

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