Roy Worters

Canadian ice hockey player

Roy "Shrimp" Worters (October 19, 1900 in Toronto, Ontario, CanadaNovember 7, 1957) was a Canadian professional ice hockey Hall of Fame goaltender who played twelve seasons in the National Hockey League for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Montreal Canadiens and New York Americans, and was notable for having 66 shutouts in his career and being, at 5'3" tall, the shortest player ever to play in the NHL.

Roy Worters
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1969
Born (1900-10-19)October 19, 1900
Toronto, Ontario
Died (1957-11-07)November 7, 1957
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Weight 135 lb (61 kg; 9 st 9 lb)
Position Goaltender
Played for New York Americans
Montreal Canadiens
Pittsburgh Pirates
Playing career 19251937

Awards & achievements

  • Hart Memorial Trophy (1929)
  • Second All-Star Team Goalie (1932, 1934)
  • Vezina Trophy (1931)

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