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David Gregory Cressman (born January 2, 1950) is a Canadian retired ice hockey left winger. He played 85 games in the NHL for the Minnesota North Stars over the 1974–75 and 1975–76 NHL seasons.[1]

Dave Cressman
Born (1950-01-02) January 2, 1950 (age 69)
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Minnesota North Stars
NHL Draft 48th overall, 1970
Minnesota North Stars
Playing career 1973–1980

Cressman was born in Kitchener, Ontario. He was drafted by the Minnesota North Stars in the fourth round (48th overall) of the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft,[2] but he did not begin to play professional hockey until after he had completed his university education to become a teacher.[3]

Coaching careerEdit

During the 1990s Cressman coached Junior B hockey at the University of Waterloo, and during the 2002-03 season he stepped in to coach nine games for the Odessa Jackalopes (CHL) while their regular head coach, Don McKee was having heart surgery.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php?pid=6620
  2. ^ http://www.nhl.com/ice/player.htm?id=8445807
  3. ^ Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 51. ISBN 1-894974-21-2.
  4. ^ Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 53. ISBN 1-894974-21-2.

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