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Stan Gilbertson

Stan Gilbertson

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: October 29, 1944
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Duluth, MN, United States
WEIGHT: 175
Shoots: Left
AHL Second All-Star Team (1971) Loaned to Estevan by Regina for Memorial Cup playoffs, April, 1964. Signed as a free agent by Boston (San Francisco-WHL), January 13, 1966. Traded to Vancouver (WHL) by Boston for cash, October, 1967. Traded to Boston by Vancouver (WHL) for cash, June, 1968. Loaned to Hershey (AHL) by Boston, October, 1968. Claimed by California from Boston in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1971. Traded to St. Louis by California with Craig Patrick for Dave Gardner and Butch Williams, November 11, 1974. Traded to Washington by St. Louis with Garnet Bailey for Denis Dupere, February 10, 1975. Traded to Pittsburgh by Washington for Harvey Bennett Jr., December 16, 1975. Suffered career-ending leg injury in automobile accident, September 30, 1977.
Quote of the Day

I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic