Though he grew up in Montreal, Gump Worsley was a big fan of New York Rangers backstopper Davey Kerr.
So just who was this Davey Kerr? He was the first truly great goaltender for the Rangers, creating a high standard that players such as Worsley, Giacomin and Richter have succeeded matching. He was the Rangers all star goalie who backstopped the Blue Shirts to the famous 1940 Stanley Cup. And he was hockey's very first cover boy.
Full Davey Kerr Biography