SaveByRichter35 Posted October 8, 2019 Share Posted October 8, 2019 I saw this in a comment in a GGSU post. Sharing because I remember him for a few reasons. I remember his name, obviously, because I was 13 at the time and loved the Actor. I remember hating the way he strapped his mask(same as how Hellebuyck wears his now). Most of all I remember him being really friggin good for like 2-3 seasons and then I have no recollection whatsoever of what happen to him. Well, this filled the memory gaps for me. https://thehockeynews.com/news/article/oral-history-the-rise-and-quick-fall-of-vezina-winner-jim-carey Quote Two decades ago Jim Carey took the NHL by storm. After an impressive showing the season prior, Carey had a Vezina Trophy-season in 1996 as a 21-year-old. His pro career was short, but it was prosperous. He signed a four-year, $11-million contract, but injuries quickly took their toll. And after stops in Boston and St. Louis, along with a couple stints in the minors, Carey retired from hockey. There was no Hollywood ending to the brief career of the goalie nicknamed ‘Net Detective.’ ... More in the link Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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