The Eagle V.S. Cujo (Comparison)

The battle Leafs fans have been talking about since early July. The Detroit Red Wings make their only visit to Air Canada Centre Saturday night and everyone wants to see Ed Belfour face Curtis Joseph in net.

Here’s a comparison of the two goalies this season and over their careers:

Goalies: Curtis Joseph | Ed Belfour

Age: 35 | 37

Height: 5′ 11″ | 5′ 11″

Weight: 190 lbs. | 192 lbs.

Birthplace: Keswick, Ont. | Carman, Man.

Nickname: Cujo | Eagle

Salary: $8 million | $6.5 million This season: 5-4-2 | 4-5-2

Goals against: 2.61 | 2.69

Save percentage: .899 | .904

Shutouts: 1 | 1

Shots faced: 287 | 312

Goals allowed: 29 | 30

NHL seasons: 13 | 13

Drafted: FA St. Louis | FA Chicago

Career record: 351-264-83 | 368-247-102

Career GAA: 2.78 | 2.47

Career save pct: .907 | .905

Career shutouts: 37 | 59

Playoff record: 58-58 | 79-57

Playoff GAA: 2.52 | 2.13

Playoff save pct: .920 | .920

Playoff shutouts: 15 | 11

Stanley Cups: 0 | 1

W.C.


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