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Dick Gamble

Dick Gamble  #20

Left Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: November 16, 1928
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Moncton, NB, Canada
Shoots: Left
QMHL First Team All-Star (1951) AHL Second All-Star Team (1955, 1962, 1965, 1967) AHL First All-Star Team (1961, 1966) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL Leading Scorer) (1966) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (1966) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1953) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 24, 1951. Montreal loaned Murdo MacKay to Quebec (QMHL) as compensation. Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with the rights to Eddie Dorohoy for Hy Buller with Montreal holding right of recall if Dorohoy failed to make NY Rangers roster, June 8, 1954. Transaction cancelled after Buller retired, September, 1954. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for Bill Shevtz and cash with Montreal holding right of recall, October 9, 1954. Rights returned to Montreal by Chicago, November 23, 1954. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Montreal for cash, July, 1957. Traded to Toronto by Buffalo (AHL) for Dave Creighton, July, 1961. Rights transferred to Vancouver (WHL) after WHL club purchased Rochester (AHL) franchise, August 13, 1968. Named playing coach of Rochester (AHL), August 23, 1968.
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You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.

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