- NAME: Terry Sawchuk
- OCCUPATION: Hockey Player
- BIRTH DATE: December 28, 1929
- DEATH DATE: May 31, 1970
- Did You Know?: Terry Sawchuk was patched up with 400 to 600 stitches during his hockey career.
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Winnipeg, Canada
- PLACE OF DEATH: New York, New York
- Full Name: Terrance Gordon Sawchuk
- AKA: Terry Sawchuk
- Nickname: The Uke
- Nickname: Ukey
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Canadian hockey goalie Terry Sawchuk won four Stanley Cup championships in his NHL career before his sudden death at age 40.
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In 1994, the Red Wings retired his No. 1 jersey.
His record of 447 regular-season wins was broken by Patrick Roy in October 2000, and his mark of 103 shutouts was topped nine years later by Martin Brodeur, but many still consider Sawchuk to be the greatest goaltender in the game's history.
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