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Brent Gilchrist

Brent Gilchrist  #41

Left Wing
NUMBER: 41 BIRTHDATE: April 3, 1967
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Moose Jaw, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: MTL / 1985 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (79th overall)
Traded to Edmonton by Montreal with Shayne Corson and Vladimir Vujtek for Vincent Damphousse and Edmonton's 4th round choice (Adam Wiesel) in 1993 Entry Draft, August 27, 1992. Traded to Minnesota by Edmonton for Todd Elik, March 5, 1993. Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 1, 1997. Claimed by Tampa Bay from Detroit in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1998. Traded to Detroit by Tampa Bay for future considerations, October 5, 1998. Missed majority of 1998-99 and 1999-2000 due to hernia surgery, September 22, 1998. Claimed on waivers by Dallas from Detroit, February 13, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Nashville, July 11, 2002. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to back injury vs. Edmonton, January 18, 2003.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers