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Tony Esposito

American ice hockey goaltender

Anthony James "Tony O" Esposito (born April 23, 1943 in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario) is a retired professional ice hockey goaltender, who played in the National Hockey League, most notably for the Chicago Black Hawks. He is considered one of the pioneers of the now popular butterfly style. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.

Tony Esposito
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1988
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Born (1943-04-23) April 23, 1943 (age 76)
Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Right
Played for WHL
 Vancouver Canucks
CHL
 Houston Apollos
NHL
 Montreal Canadiens
 Chicago Black Hawks
National team  Canada and
 United States
Playing career 1967–1984

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