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Gary Bergman

Gary Bergman

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: October 7, 1938
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Kenora, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 188
Shoots: Left
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1973) Claimed by Chicago from Winnipeg (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 7, 1960. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Chicago (Buffalo-AHL) for cash, October, 1961. Traded to Quebec (AHL) by Montreal (Cleveland-AHL) for cash, July, 1962. Traded to Montreal (Cleveland-AHL) by Quebec (AHL) for Terry Gray with Boston retaining Gray's NHL rights, November 1, 1962. Loaned to Springfield (AHL) by Montreal with the trade of Brian Smith, Wayne Boddy, Fred Hilts, Lorne O'Donnell and John Rodger for Terry Gray, Bruce Cline, Wayne Larkin, John Chasczewski and Ted Harris, June, 1963. Claimed by Detroit from Montreal in Intra-League Draft, June 10, 1964. Traded to Minnesota by Detroit for Ted Harris, November 7, 1973. Traded to Detroit by Minnesota for Detroit's 3rd round choice (Alex Pirus) in 1975 Amateur Draft, October 1, 1974. Traded to Kansas City by Detroit with Bill McKenzie for Peter McDuffe and Glen Burdon, August 22, 1975.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday