Thomas Patrick (Tom) Barrasso Thomas Patrick (Tom) Barrasso


BORN: Boston, Massachusetts, United States, March 31, 1965.
HEIGHT: 6'3"
WEIGHT: 210 pounds.
CATCHES: Right.

STYLE: Has a textbook-perfect butterfly, staying patiently in the V stance and taking away the posts at the ice. Stands up on a lot of shots.
STRENGTHS: Tom has always excelled at positional play, and recovers very well after going down. Excellent skater and puck-handler. Quick on his feet. Very confident. Good anticipation and concentration. Excellent glove hand. Strong mental edge, doesn't get intimidated.
WEAKNESSES: Has the reputation for not being a team player. Vulnerable to on-ice shots near the posts, as well as the top left corner, and five-hole shots. Has a propensity to let in shots from long range. Occasionally has trouble handling rebounds.

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