Dave Gardner (ice hockey)

David Calvin Gardner (born August 23, 1952) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played 350 National Hockey League (NHL) games for the Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, California Golden Seals, Cleveland Barons and Philadelphia Flyers. Gardner is the son of former NHLer Cal Gardner and elder brother of Paul Gardner. He is the father of Canadian-Swiss player Ryan Gardner.

Dave Gardner
Born (1952-08-23) August 23, 1952 (age 68)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 183 lb (83 kg; 13 st 1 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Montreal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
California Golden Seals
Cleveland Barons
Philadelphia Flyers
NHL Draft 8th overall, 1972
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1972–1985

Playing careerEdit

Gardner was drafted eighth overall by Montreal in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft from the Toronto Marlboros after having won the Red Tilson Trophy as the Ontario Hockey League's Most Outstanding Player. As a youth, Gardner played in the 1964 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Leaside.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1969–70 St. Michael's Buzzers MetJHL 36 54 42 96
1970–71 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 62 56 81 137 7 13 7 10 17 2
1971–72 Toronto Marlboros OHA-Jr. 57 53 76 129 16 10 7 17 24 4
1972–73 Montreal Canadiens NHL 5 1 1 2 0
1972–73 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 66 28 44 72 15 13 5 6 11 4
1973–74 Montreal Canadiens NHL 31 1 10 11 2
1973–74 St. Louis Blues NHL 15 5 2 7 6
1974–75 St. Louis Blues NHL 8 0 2 2 0
1974–75 California Golden Seals NHL 64 16 20 36 6
1975–76 California Golden Seals NHL 74 16 32 48 8
1976–77 Cleveland Barons NHL 76 16 22 38 9
1977–78 Cleveland Barons NHL 75 19 25 44 10
1978–79 Springfield Indians AHL 10 1 3 4 0
1978–79 Tulsa Oilers CHL 20 4 10 14 2
1978–79 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 39 6 27 33 6 9 5 7 12 4
1979–80 Binghamton Dusters AHL 18 3 9 12 2
1979–80 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 2 1 1 2 0
1979–80 Maine Mariners AHL 37 20 35 55 16 12 2 5 7 4
1980–81 HC Ambrì-Piotta CHE II 37 51 56 107 32
1981–82 HC Ambrì-Piotta CHE II 38 47 41 88
1982–83 HC Ambrì-Piotta NDA 36 36 22 58
1983–84 EHC Visp CHE II 40 41 36 77 14
1984–85 EHC Visp CHE II 40 51 51 102 38
1985–86 EHC Visp CHE III 22 35 33 68 26
1986–87 EHC Visp CHE III 22 33 36 69 0
1987–88 EHC Visp CHE III 20 50 22 72 10 18 8 26
NHL totals 350 75 115 190 41
AHL totals 131 52 91 143 33 25 7 11 18 8
CHE II totals 155 190 184 374

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-03.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Michel Larocque
Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick
1972
Succeeded by
John Van Boxmeer