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Encyclopedia > Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award

The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is one of the National Hockey League's many trophies. First handed out at the conclusion of the 1999-2000 season, it is given to the goaltender with the best save percentage, having played a minimum of 25 regular season games. It is named for former Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres goaltender Roger Crozier, who helped both teams reach the Stanley Cup finals. “NHL” redirects here. ... Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The National Hockey League presents numerous awards and trophies per year; some are given to National Hockey League teams, and other are given to players. ... The 1999-2000 NHL season was the 83rd regular season of the National Hockey League. ... This article is about the goaltender in ice hockey. ... Save percentage (SV%, SVP, PCT) is an ice hockey statistic that represents the percentage of shots on goal a goaltender stops. ... The Detroit Red Wings are a professional ice hockey team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ... Roger Crozier (March 16, 1942 – January 11, 1996) was a Canadian hockey player. ... The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup (French: ) is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ...


Since the award's inception, Dallas Stars have won it on 3 occasions, while the Montreal Canadiens and the Minnesota Wild have each won it twice. Since the league began tracking save percentage as a statistic, the Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens have each finished atop the league 6 times. The Dallas Stars are a professional ice hockey team based in Dallas, Texas. ... The Montreal Canadiens (French: ) are a professional ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ... The Minnesota Wild are a professional ice hockey team based in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ... The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team based in Buffalo, New York. ...


The winner of the trophy is given $25,000 USD to donate to a youth hockey or other educational program of their choice. The United States dollar is the official currency of the United States. ...


List of award recipients

Winners prior to the creation of the Award


Listed below are goaltenders who led the league in save percentage prior to the creation of the Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award:

Patrick Roy, four-time winner.
Dominik Hasek, six-time winner.
Dominik Hasek, six-time winner.
Cristobal Huet, one-time winner.
Niklas Backstrom, one-time winner.
Niklas Backstrom, one-time winner.
Season Player Team
1982-83 * Roland Melanson New York Islanders
1983-84 Roland Melanson New York Islanders
1983-85 Warren Skorodenski Chicago Blackhawks
1985-86 Bob Froese Philadelphia Flyers
1986-87 Ron Hextall Philadelphia
1987-88 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens
1988-89 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens
1989-90 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens
1990-91 Ed Belfour Chicago Blackhawks
1991-92 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens
1992-93 Curtis Joseph St. Louis Blues
1993-94 Dominik Hasek Buffalo Sabres
1994-95 Dominik Hasek Buffalo Sabres
1995-96 Dominik Hasek Buffalo Sabres
1996-97 Dominik Hasek Buffalo Sabres
1997-98 Dominik Hasek Buffalo Sabres
1998-99 ** Dominik Hasek Buffalo Sabres

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Season Player Team
1999-00 Ed Belfour Dallas Stars
2000-01 Marty Turco Dallas Stars
2001-02 Jose Theodore Montreal Canadiens
2002-03 Marty Turco Dallas Stars
2003-04 Dwayne Roloson Minnesota Wild
No winner due to the 2004-05 NHL lockout
2005-06 Cristobal Huet Montreal Canadiens
2006-07 Niklas Backstrom Minnesota Wild
Still active
  • * — first season save percentage was recognized as an official NHL statistic
  • ** — has greatest save percentage in one season (93.7%)

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See also

National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... This is a list of NHL Statistical leaders. ...

References


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Legends of the Buffalo Sabres - Roger Crozier (2521 words)
Crozier was a star goaltender for the St. Catherines Teepees of the Ontario Hockey Association from 1959 to 1962.
Crozier faced 2,190 shots against during the 1971-72 season, which is still the team's record for shots faced by a goaltender in a single season.
On February 2, 1980, Roger Crozier's contributions to the Buffalo Sabres organization were honored when he was a part of the first class inducted into the Buffalo Sabres Hall of Fame.
Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (158 words)
The Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award is one of the National Hockey League's many trophies.
It is named for former Detroit Red Wings and Buffalo Sabres goaltender Roger Crozier, who helped both teams reach the Stanley Cup finals.
The winner of the trophy is given $25,000 USD to donate to a youth hockey or other educational program of their choice.
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