|Curtis Joseph, better known as "Cujo", was born April 29, 1967, in Keswick Ontario. In 1989, Curtis signed as a St.Louis Blues goalie playing 280 games with 137 wins and 17 assists. He stayed with the Blues team until 1995.
In the 1995 season, Cujo was traded to the Edmonton Oilers where he won the Top First Year Oiler Award and led the team to their first playoff season in five years. He also won two Most Popular Player Awards along with the Zane Feldman Trophy. In his years as an Oiler goalie, Curtis played 177 games and he won 76.
In July of 1998, Curtis became a free agent and signed up with the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was as a Leaf where he racked up his 25th career shutout, played in two All Star Games, won the King Clancy Trophy for being a leader and two Maple Leafs Molson Cup Awards. He played in 249 games winning 133.
The 2002 season took Curtis to the Detroit Red Wings where he is currently playing. We wish Cujo the best of luck in his continuing career as one of the best NHL goalies today.