Dennis Riggin

Dennis Melville Riggin (April 11, 1936 – April 2, 2016) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 18 games in the National Hockey League. He played two short stints with the Detroit Red Wings,[1] but spent the rest of his hockey career in the minors:

Dennis Riggin
Born (1936-04-11)April 11, 1936
Kincardine, Ontario, Canada
Died April 2, 2016(2016-04-02) (aged 79)
Kincardine, Ontario, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 156 lb (71 kg; 11 st 2 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1952–1976

Post-hockey Riggin worked at Molson's for 30 years in London, Ontario and Toronto before retiring to Kincardine. His son Pat became a NHL goaltender in his own right.


  • 1956-1957 WHL Rookie Award


  1. ^ "Dennis Melville Riggin Obituary". Archived from the original on 2016-04-06. Retrieved 2016-04-03.

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