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BRIAN HAYWARD (1986-1990)

Brian
Hayward

1952-1963
Position G
Catch L
Weight 180lbs
Height 5'10"
Date of birth June 25th, 1960
Place of birth Weston, ON, CAN
Seasons - MTL 4
Statistiques
SEASON
SEASON
GP Games played - Number of games the player has set foot on the ice
MIN Minutes on ice - Total number of minutes the goaltender has been on the ice
W Wins - Games the goaltender has won, either in regulation or in overtime
L Losses - Games the goaltender has lost in regulation
T Ties - Games that have ended in a tie
OTL Overtime losses - Games lost in overtime
GA Goals against - Number of goals scoared against the goaltender
SO Shutouts - Number of games where the goaltender has not allowed a goal
GAA Goals against average - Mean goals-per-game scored on the goaltender
TOTALS 141 8189 71 48 17 0 404 5 2.96
1986-1987 37 2178 19 13 4 0 102 1 2.81
1987-1988 39 2246 22 10 4 0 107 2 2.86
1988-1989 36 2091 20 13 3 0 101 1 2.90
1989-1990 29 1674 10 12 6 0 94 1 3.37
SEASON
SEASON
GP Games played - Number of games the player has set foot on the ice
MIN Minutes on ice - Total number of minutes the goaltender has been on the ice
W Wins - Games the goaltender has won, either in regulation or in overtime
L Losses - Games the goaltender has lost in regulation
OTL Overtime losses - Games lost in overtime
GA Goals against - Number of goals scoared against the goaltender
SO Shutouts - Number of games where the goaltender has not allowed a goal
GAA Goals against average - Mean goals-per-game scored on the goaltender
TOTALS 20 1095 9 8 0 50 0 2.74
1986-1987 13 708 6 5 0 32 0 2.71
1987-1988 4 230 2 2 0 9 0 2.35
1988-1989 2 124 1 1 0 7 0 3.38
1989-1990 1 33 0 0 0 2 0 3.69

MAKING MOST OF HIS STARTS ON THE ROAD, BRIAN HAYWARD PROVED TO BE A TOP-FLIGHT BACK-UP GOALIE AT THE TAIL END OF THE 1980S.

Looking for a solid netminder to complement rookie sensation Patrick Roy, the Canadiens cast their eyes westward, acquiring Brian Hayward in a goaltender swap with Winnipeg.

Joining the Stanley Cup champion Habs in time for the 1986-87 season, Hayward spent the next four years in Montreal. During that stretch, his presence allowed a young Roy to develop into the winningest goaltender of all time while Hayward enjoyed the greatest success of his career.

After graduating from Ken Dryden’s Alma Mater, Cornell University, Hayward cracked the Jets’ lineup in 1983-84. He was coming off a 33-win season when he joined the Habs, a mark that stands as the best ever by a Winnipeg netminder.

From 1986 through 1989, the Canadiens had the stingiest defense in the NHL. As a result, Hayward and Roy shared three consecutive William M. Jennings Trophies, as both appeared in more than the 25 games necessary to be eligible for the award,

A calm, reliable stand-up netminder who played the angles well, Hayward confidently and competently relieved Roy on a regular basis. Playing mostly road games, he averaged 20 wins a season in his first three years with the Canadiens, losing just 36 over that span.

The Habs made the playoffs every year, with Hayward stopping rubber in 13 games in his first spring in Montreal. He saw less postseason ice time with each passing playoffs, as his young stable mate proved that 1986’s exploits had not been a flash in the pan.

By the dawn of the 1990s, there was no question that Patrick Roy would be the Habs’ starting netminder for the foreseeable future. Hayward was dealt to the Minnesota North Stars prior to the start of play in 1990-91.

Ending his career playing two years with the San Jose Sharks, Hayward hung up his pads in 1993, forced into retirement by chronic back problems at the age of 33.

Hayward has stayed in the game since putting his pads away for good, establishing a successful second career in the broadcast booth.