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Shutout formula: Confidence and support

How did Brian Boucher break Bill Durnan's shutout record? The same way everything else in hockey is done.

Originally Published: December 16, 2003
By Darren Pang | Special to ESPN.com

There have been so many great goalies since Bill Durnan tended the twine for the Montreal Canadiens from the mid-to-late 1940s. Durnan wore huge leather mitts that would allow him to hold the stick in either hand, thus he was able to switch hands depending on who was shooting on him. He often wore a derby while captaining the Habs to two Stanley Cups.

Top 10 NHL Shutout Streaks

Length

Goalie

Dates

332:01

Brian BoucherPhoenix

12/27/03-1/11/04

309:21

Bill ...

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