Former Maple Leafs goaltender passes away at age 87

Published May 23, 2023 at 12:49

Some sad news to report on in the hockey world on Tuesday as according to Lance Hornby of the Toronto Sun, former Maple Leafs, Penguins and Golden Seals goaltender Marv Edwards has passed away at the age of 87.

Edwards spent almost the entirety of his professional hockey career in the minors and didn't make his NHL debut until he was in his mid-30s with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In 61 career games with Pittsburgh, Toronto and the California Golden Seals, Edwards had a 15-34-7 record with a 3.77 GAA and two shutouts.

After retiring, Edwards stepped behind the bench and spent four seasons during stints as an assistant coach with the OHL's Peterborough Petes between 1994 and 2000.

Our thoughts are with the Edwards family at this difficult time.

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