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Billy Smith
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Hockey Player
    (December 12, 1950- )
    Vezina Trophy winner (1982)
    Conn Smythe Trophy winner (1983)
    Won four straight Stanley Cups with N.Y Islanders (1980-83)
    Member of Hockey Hall of Fame (1993)
    Ranked 80th on Hockey News list of 100 greatest hockey players
    He was hot tempered.
    He didn't like the media, and usually gave terse replies.
    He holds the career record for penalty minutes by a goaltender.
    He used his stick like a scythe, earning the nickname 'Battlin' Billy.'
    He was so furious with fellow teammate Mike Bossy he had to be tackled and restrained to keep him from killing the best player on the team.
    Opposing players and fans alike thought he was insane when he used his stick as a weapon.
    He did little to dispel that notion when he broke three of his sticks on the ankles of opposing players in one period.
    During the 1983 Stanley Cup Finals, Edmonton newspapers dubbed him 'Public Enemy #1' sporting a bullseye on the back of his jersey.
    He would have benefited from anger management classes.
    He suffered from Bell's palsy.
    He was also called a 'Money Goalie' for his clutch performances.
    He was the first goalie to be credited with scoring a goal, yet he called it 'a fluke.'
    He led all goalies in playoff victories from 1980-84.
    He was passionate about the game he played and expected fellow teammates to follow his example.
    Whenever he lost a game, he took it personally as if he let his teammates down.

Credit: Sockboy

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