Rod Gilbert

Canadian ice hockey player

Rodrigue Gabriel Gilbert (July 1, 1941 – August 22, 2021) was a Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He played his entire career for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1960 until 1978. He played right wing on the GAG line. He was honored into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1982. He was the first player in Rangers history to have his number retired. Gilbert was born in Montreal, Quebec.

Gilbert with the New York Rangers in 1960

Gilbert died on August 22, 2021 in New York City, aged 80.[1]

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  1. "Rod Gilbert, Hall of Famer for New York Rangers, dies at 80". Associated Press. August 23, 2021. Retrieved August 23, 2021.

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