Dick Gamble

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Dick Gamble
1954 Topps Dick Gamble.JPG
Born (1928-11-16)November 16, 1928
Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada
Died March 22, 2018(2018-03-22) (aged 89)
Rochester, New York, U.S.
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Chicago Blackhawks
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1946–1970

Richard Frank "Dick" Gamble (November 16, 1928 – March 22, 2018) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He won a Stanley Cup championship in 1953 with the Montreal Canadiens. He won back-to-back Calder Cups with the Rochester Americans in 1965 and 1966. That season, he also won the AHL scoring title and was the league's MVP.[1] Gamble won a third Calder Cup with Rochester in 1967–68. He became the Amerks' player-coach in 1968–69. He retired as a player early in the 1969–70 season. He served as coach until mid-season in 1970–71 when he was replaced by Doug Adam. The Rochester Americans retired Gamble's No. 9 jersey along with Jody Gage. Gage broke Gamble's team scoring records while wearing No. 9.

Gamble died at the age of 89 in 2018 from congestive heart failure.[2]


External links[edit]