"I know what I felt at the end. I suspect most players felt the same. That is, that moment of celebration, of triumph, followed by incredible relief."

Ken Dryden

Team Rosters: Canada

Position: G
Shoots: Left
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Hamilton, Ontario

Club 1972:
Montreal Canadiens

Ken Dryden
Team Canada # 29

One of the most successful goaltenders ever played in the NHL, Ken Dryden was decorated with major individual and team trophies awarded in professional hockey. Being an essential part of the magnificent Montreal Canadiens in the 1970ís, he was instrumental in winning 6 Stanley Cups. His overall attitude and sense of hockey, fantastic techniques and natural reflexes, successful performance in the regular season and the playoffs made him one of the most spectacular goalies in hockey history.

Career Statistics
Competitions GP G A PTS PIM
NHL Reg. Season 397 0 19 19 12
NHL Playoffs 73 0 4 4 4


  • Played in the professional hockey leagues: 1970-1979
  • Professional hockey clubs that Ken Dryden played in: Montreal Canadiens
  • Stanley Cups (6) : 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
  • Professional hockey awards:
    Conn Smythe Trophy 1970-71
    Calder Memorial Trophy 1971-72
    Vezina Trophy 1972-73, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79
    Hockey Hall of Fame 1983


Although with his 19 goals against (4.75 average) in four games, Ken Dryden arguably can't be claimed to be the best overall goaltender of the Series, he demonstrated a spectacular performance for Team Canada in the last Game 8 in Moscow. Ken Dryden was Team Canada's goalie # 1 on the roster and, after a bumpy start in Montreal, he was able to improve his performance almost to the level of the game that made him one of the best NHL goalies.

1972 Summit Overall Statistics
4 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a

Game-by-Game Performance: Scoring

Summit 1972: Scoring
Game   Period Time Scoring Notes
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Game-by-Game Performance: Penalty History

Summit 1972: Penalty
Game   Period Time Description
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