Georges Vezina

November 28th, 1925: NHL goalie Georges Vezina collapses & dies 4 months later of TB.

Georges Vezina is the only goaltender to play for the Montreal Canadiens between 1910 and 1925, he helped them win the Stanley Cup in 1916 and 1924. He allowed the fewest goals against in the league seven times in his career. The Vezina Trophy, given to the most outstanding goalie in the league, is named after him.

Born: January 21, 1887
Birthplace: Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada

Died: March 26, 1926 (aged 39)
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

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