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 Frank Charles “Mr. Zero” Brimsek

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Frank Charles “Mr. Zero” Brimsek

  • Birth 26 Sep 1913 Eveleth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
  • Death 11 Nov 1998 Virginia, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Virginia, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 6121

Hall of Fame Hockey Player. Born in Eveleth, Minnesota, he started his hockey career playing as a goaltender for the Pittsburgh Yellowjackets of the Eastern Amateur Hockey League in the early 1930s. In 1938, he joined the Boston Bruins and was nicknamed "Mr. Zero" because he twice had three consecutive shutouts as their goalie, winning the NHL Rookie of the Year Award. With the Bruins, he helped the team win the Stanley Cup four times in (1938-39 and 1940-41). After serving in the US Coast Guard during World War II, he resumed his career with the Bruins in 1945, playing until he retired as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks in 1949. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966 and into the US Hockey Hall of Fame in 1973. He died at age 85 in Virginia, Minnesota.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 17 Aug 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6121
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Charles “Mr. Zero” Brimsek (26 Sep 1913–11 Nov 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6121, citing Calvary Cemetery, Virginia, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .