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DAVID GARDNER (1972-1974)


Position C
Shoots L
Date of birth August 23rd, 1952
Place of birth Toronto, ON, CAN
Seasons - MTL 2
GP Games played - Number of games the player has set foot on the ice
G Goals - Number of goals the player has scored
A Assists - Number of goals the player has assisted in
PTS Points - Scoring points, calculated as the sum of G and A
+/- Plus/Minus - The number of team goals for minus the number of team goals against while the player is on the ice
PIM Penalties infraction minutes - Number of penalty minutes the player has been assessed
TOTALS 36 2 11 13 4 2
1972-1973 5 1 1 2 0 0
1973-1974 31 1 10 11 4 2
Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, center David Gardner was the Canadiens’ first-round pick and the eighth overall selection at the 1972 NHL Entry Draft. He made his NHL debut against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Jan. 18, 1973, going on to play five games with the Habs that season. After 31 more games the following year, he was traded to St. Louis on Mar. 9, 1974, in exchange for the Blues’ first-round pick in 1974 (Doug Risebrough). Gardner also enjoyed stints with the California Gold Seals, the Cleveland Barons and the Philadelphia Flyers during his career. He also played in Switzerland from 1981 to 1985.