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Ed Gilbert

Ed Gilbert

Center
BIRTHDATE: March 12, 1952
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 185 DRAFTED: MTL / 1972 NHL Amateur Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 3rd   (46th overall)
Selected by Quebec (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Claimed by Kansas City from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Traded to Pittsburgh by Kansas City with Simon Nolet and Kansas City's 1st round choice (Blair Chapman) in 1976 Amateur Draft for Steve Durbano, Chuck Arnason and Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Greg Carroll) in 1976 Amateur Draft, January 9, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Cincinnati (WHA), October, 1978.
Quote of the Day

Because of the way they play and their skill set I don't think they're fourth-line players, so in my mind I'm looking at one of those guys I'll have to move over to the wing.

— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on his four-player battle for second-line center