Biopic ‘Goalie’ About Legendary Netminder Terry Sawchuck

As an avid hockey fan and former player, I nearly did a backflip when I caught news of the upcoming film about hall of fame goalie Terry Sawchuk. While he played for numerous teams in the NHL, he was best known for his time with the Red Wings from 1949 throughout much of the 50’s and into the early 1960’s.  Now the late, great Sawchuk gets his own movie.

DARK STAR PICTURES will release the critically acclaimed GOALIE, starring Mark O’Brien (Marriage Story), Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects, “The Marvelous Miss Maisel”), and Georgina Reilly (“City on a Hill”) On Demand and Digital February 25. It based on the true story of hockey player Terry Sawchuk and is directed by Adriana Maggs.

Mark O’Brien, Kevin Pollak and Georgina Reilly star in the powerful true story of legendary hockey player Terry Sawchuk.

Goalie, directed by Adriana Maggs, will be available on On Demand and Digital February 25 from Dark Star Pictures.

The life of a professional hockey player was not always a glamorous one. For legendary goaltender Terry Sawchuk, each save means one more gash to his unmasked face and one more drink to numb the pain. Even with a wife and seven children at home, he is haunted by the void left from his childhood which he tried to fill with cheering crowds. Sawchuk traveled across the country racking up 103 shutouts and 400 stitches to his face, proving that this is a man who lives, breathes, and dies a goalie.

Check out the trailer here!


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