Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Paul Goodman
Goalie Paul Goodman spent parts of three seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks in the 30s and 40s. He was best known in senior hockey circles and with fans of the American Hockey Association.

Born in Selkirk, Manitoba Goodman played four years with the home town Fishermen of the MSHL. He then played three years in the AHA with the offensively weak Wichita Skyhawks. In 1936-37 he led the league with 27 losses but recorded nine shutouts and a 1.77 goals against average.

Goodman made an unexpected NHL debut during the second game of the Stanley Cup finals in 1938 to replace the injured Mike Karakas. He allowed five goals in a loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs but the Hawks won the Stanley Cup. The young netminder returned to Wichita the next season then played 31 games in 1939-40. Goodman retired after playing 21 games for the Hawks the next season.

Goalie Paul Goodman spent parts of three seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks in the 30s and 40s. He was best known in senior hockey circles and with fans of the American Hockey Association.

Born in Selkirk, Manitoba Goodman played four years with the home town Fishermen of the MSHL. He then played three years in the AHA with the offensively weak Wichita Skyhawks. In 1936-37 he led the league with 27 losses but recorded nine shutouts and a 1.77 goals against average.

Goodman made an unexpected NHL debut during the second game of the Stanley Cup finals in 1938 to replace the injured Mike Karakas. He allowed five goals in a loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs but the Hawks won the Stanley Cup. The young netminder returned to Wichita the next season then played 31 games in 1939-40. Goodman retired after playing 21 games for the Hawks the next season.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1931-32 Selkirk Fishermen MHL-Sr. 12 4 1.92 2 0 1.50
1931-32 Selkirk Fishermen Al-Cup 2 0 2 0 0 2.00
1932-33 Selkirk Fishermen MHL-Sr. 16 1 1.63 4 1 1.00
1933-34 Selkirk Fishermen MHL-Sr. 16 2 1.88 4 0 3.00
1934-35 Selkirk Fishermen MHL-Sr. 10 0 2.90 2 0 3.00
1935-36 Wichita Skyhawks AHA 48 16 32 0 7 2.90
1936-37 Wichita Skyhawks AHA 48 18 27 3 9 1.77
1937-38 Wichita Skyhawks AHA 47 23 20 4 1 2.69 4 1 3 0 1 3.75
1937-38 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 1 0 1 0 5.00
1938-39 Wichita Skyhawks AHA 45 13 32 0 0 3.42 3 0 3 0 0 6.26
1939-40 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 31 16 10 5 4 1.94 2 0 2 0 2.36
1939-40 Providence Reds IAHL 21 10 9 2 2 2.68
1940-41 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 21 7 10 4 2 2.50
NHL Totals 52 23 20 9 6 2.16 3 0 3 0 3.20