'Battlin' Billy Smith turns 59 today

A truly one-of-a-kind goaltender, Billy Smith turns 59 today.

Was he "clutch" -- or just overrated thanks to the team around him? Well, you don't win four Stanley Cups, nor 19 consecutive playoff series, without having a true beast in "the most important position" in hockey.

But don't take my word for it -- oh, and don't you dare talk to him on game day:

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