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MIKE KARAKAS (1939-1940)


Position G
Catch L
Weight 147lbs
Height 5'11"
Date of birth December 12th, 1911
Place of birth Aurora, MN, USA
Deceased on May 2nd, 1992
Seasons - MTL 1
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 5 310 0 4 1 0 18 0 3.48
1939-1940 5 310 0 4 1 0 18 0 3.48
Born in Aurora, Minnesota, goaltender Michael Karakas came to the Canadiens on loan from the Chicago Blackhawks on Feb. 23, 1940 to finish out the season after Wilf Cude suffered a shoulder injury. He played five games with the Habs during which he posted a record of 0-4-1. Karakas won the Calder Trophy as a rookie with the Blackhawks in 1935-36, also winning the Stanley Cup there in 1937-38. In 1944-45 he was named to the NHL’s second All-Star team.