From Damien Cox of the Toronto Star:
So where does Hasek rate? Here’s the best of the last 25 years:
1. Martin Brodeur.
By early next season Brodeur will own the record for wins by an NHL goalie, and is closing in on Terry Sawchuk’s all-time mark for career shutouts. With three Stanley Cups, a historic Olympic gold and three Vezina Trophies, Brodeur sits at the top.
2. Dominik Hasek.
It’s the two Hart Trophies that really grab you. While with Buffalo, Hasek was an army unto himself while playing the position as the moment struck him. He won the Vezina six times, stoned Canada and won gold in Nagano and finished up with a couple of Cups with the Wings.
3. Patrick Roy.
Seems crazy, huh? Saint Patrick, after all, redefined the way in which the position was played to many. He won the Vezina three times and backstopped Montreal and Colorado to Cups. Perhaps the absence of significant international success is the only missing piece from his wonderful resume.
Read the rest of his top five goaltenders of the last 25 years here.
I cannot say I disagree with these rankings. If you do, let us know in the comments section.