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Frank Brimsek

Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 5-9 ▪ Weight: 170 lbs.

Born: September 26, 1915 in Eveleth, Minnesota
Died: November 11, 1998
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1966 (Full List)


Elo Fan Ratings

Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 17, 2014 10:25 PM

NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
1938-39 23 BOS NHL 43 33 9 1 68 1.56 10 2610 11.4 0 0 0 0 AS-1,Calder-1,Vezina-1
1939-40 24 BOS NHL 48 31 12 5 98 1.99 6 2950 10.4 0 0 0 0 AS-2
1940-41 25 BOS NHL 48 27 8 13 102 2.01 6 3040 11.0 0 0 0 0 AS-2
1941-42 26 BOS NHL 47 24 17 6 115 2.35 3 2930 10.9 0 0 0 0 AS-1,Hart-3,Vezina-1
1942-43 27 BOS NHL 50 24 17 9 176 3.52 1 3000 8.6 0 0 0 0 AS-2,Hart-5
1945-46 30 BOS NHL 34 16 14 4 111 3.26 2 2040 5.9 0 0 0 0 AS-2
1946-47 31 BOS NHL 60 26 23 11 175 2.92 3 3600 11.3 0 0 0 2 AS-2
1947-48 32 BOS NHL 60 23 24 13 168 2.80 3 3600 10.7 0 0 0 0 AS-2,Hart-2
1948-49 33 BOS NHL 54 26 20 8 147 2.72 1 3240 9.0 0 0 0 2
1949-50 34 CBH NHL 70 22 38 10 244 3.49 5 4200 6.2 0 0 0 2
9 yrs BOS NHL 444 230 144 70 1160 2.58 35 27010 89.3 0 0 0 4
1 yr CBH NHL 70 22 38 10 244 3.49 5 4200 6.2 0 0 0 2
Career NHL 514 252 182 80 1404 2.70 40 31210 95.5 0 0 0 6

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1938-39 23 BOS NHL SC 12 8 4 18 1.25 1 863 0 0 0 0
1939-40 24 BOS NHL 6 2 4 15 2.50 0 360 0 0 0 0
1940-41 25 BOS NHL SC 11 8 3 23 2.04 1 678 0 0 0 0
1941-42 26 BOS NHL 5 2 3 16 3.13 0 307 0 0 0 0
1942-43 27 BOS NHL 9 4 5 33 3.54 0 560 0 0 0 0
1945-46 30 BOS NHL 10 5 5 29 2.67 0 651 0 0 0 0
1946-47 31 BOS NHL 5 1 4 16 2.80 0 343 0 0 0 0
1947-48 32 BOS NHL 5 1 4 20 3.79 0 317 0 0 0 0
1948-49 33 BOS NHL 5 1 4 16 3.04 0 316 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 2 68 32 36 186 2.54 2 4395 0 0 0 0

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1934-35 19 Pittsburgh Yellowjackets X-Games 16 14 2 0 39 2.44 1 960 0 0 0 0
1935-36 20 Pittsburgh Yellowjackets EAHL 38 20 16 2 74 1.95 8 2280 0 0 0 0
1936-37 21 Pittsburgh Yellowjackets EAHL 47 19 23 5 142 3.02 3 2820 0 0 0 0
1937-38 22 Providence Reds IAHL 48 25 16 7 86 1.75 5 2950 0 0 0 0
1938-39 23 Providence Reds IAHL 9 5 2 2 18 1.89 0 570 0 0 0 0
1943-44 28 Coast Guard Cutters X-Games 27 19 6 2 83 3.07 1 1620 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons EAHL 85 39 39 7 216 2.54 11 5100 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons IAHL 57 30 18 9 104 1.77 5 3520 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons X-Games 43 33 8 2 122 2.84 2 2580 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1935-36 20 Pittsburgh Yellowjackets EAHL 8 4 3 1 19 2.37 2 480
1937-38 22 Providence Reds IAHL 7 5 2 0 16 1.86 0 515
1937-38 22 New Haven Eagles IAHL 1 0 1 0 3 1.94 0 93
1943-44 28 Coast Guard Cutters X-Games 5 4 0 0 4 0.80 1 300
Career 1 Season EAHL 8 4 3 1 19 2.37 2 480
Career 1 Season IAHL 8 5 3 0 19 1.88 0 608
Career 1 Season X-Games 5 4 0 0 4 0.80 1 300

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 10 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Frank Brimsek 11.4 11.3 11.0 10.9 10.7 10.4 9.0 8.6 6.2 5.9
Tiny Thompson 91.7 11.5 10.8 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.1 9.0 8.8 7.6 6.1
Turk Broda 90.9 13.2 11.6 10.9 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.9 7.8 7.3 2.3
Terry Sawchuk 90.4 17.0 17.0 15.6 14.8 14.2 10.4 10.3 9.6 6.6 1.5
Lorne Chabot 89.2 11.5 9.1 8.5 8.1 8.0 7.5 7.3 7.2 5.7 2.7
Roberto Luongo 88.3 20.9 18.5 17.1 14.4 14.4 11.8 11.6 11.1 10.6 4.4
George Hainsworth 88.1 12.6 11.8 10.0 9.3 9.0 9.0 9.0 7.7 7.6 7.3
Georges Vezina 88.0 7.4 5.7 5.6 5.1 4.2 4.1 4.0 2.7 0.1
Jacques Plante 87.4 15.6 15.6 15.0 14.2 13.9 13.2 10.8 7.2 4.5 0.9
Tony Esposito 86.8 18.2 15.2 14.7 14.0 13.2 13.2 13.0 12.6 10.1 2.3
Glenn Hall 84.6 14.8 14.6 14.5 14.0 13.8 13.6 11.0 10.8 1.5 0.7
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Frank Brimsek 11.4 11.3 11.0 10.9 10.7 10.4 9.0 8.6 6.2 5.9
Dave Kerr 91.4 13.2 10.7 9.9 9.7 9.0 8.4 7.6 6.1 4.5 3.8 -0.3
Lorne Chabot 89.0 11.5 9.1 8.5 8.1 8.0 7.5 7.3 7.2 5.7 2.7 -0.2
Georges Vezina 88.0 7.4 5.7 5.6 5.1 4.2 4.1 4.0 2.7 0.1
George Hainsworth 87.5 12.6 11.8 10.0 9.3 9.0 9.0 9.0 7.7 7.6 7.3 0.9
Harry Lumley 87.3 16.1 16.0 13.0 12.7 11.9 11.7 9.2 9.0 8.4 7.5 5.0 4.6 3.6 2.6 2.3 0.1
Alec Connell 86.2 11.5 11.2 11.1 10.1 9.6 8.8 7.2 6.2 5.1 2.8 1.6 0.1
Dominik Hasek 86.0 18.6 17.2 16.8 14.8 13.9 13.1 11.6 10.3 10.3 9.1 7.2 4.5 4.4 2.4 1.8 0.7
Roberto Luongo 83.8 20.9 18.5 17.1 14.4 14.4 13.6 11.8 11.6 11.1 10.7 10.6 4.4 3.1
Tiny Thompson 82.9 11.5 10.8 10.4 10.0 9.3 9.1 9.0 8.8 7.6 7.5 7.0 6.1
Turk Broda 80.0 13.2 13.0 11.6 10.9 10.2 10.0 9.8 9.2 8.9 7.8 7.3 6.6 2.3 -0.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 27, 1938: Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 27, 1938.

September 8, 1949: Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, September 8, 1949.

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