April 3, 1967 |
Moose Jaw, SK, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||181 lb (82 kg; 12 st 13 lb)|
|Played for||Montreal Canadiens
Minnesota North Stars
Detroit Red Wings
|NHL Draft||79th overall, 1985
Gilchrist started his career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1988. He would also play with the Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, and Nashville Predators. He won the Stanley Cup in 1998 with the Detroit Red Wings.
He was best known for an unusually excruciating groin injury that he battled for several years before eventually being forced to retire.
On February 19, 2011, Gilchrist played in the 2011 Heritage Classic alumni game against the Calgary Flames, scoring a goal.
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