Gary Sampson (ice hockey)

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Gary Sampson
Born (1959-08-24) August 24, 1959 (age 55)
Atikokan, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Washington Capitals
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1983–1987

Gary Edward Sampson (born August 24, 1959 in Atikokan, Ontario and raised in International Falls, Minnesota) is a retired American ice hockey player.

Born in Canada and raised in the United States, Sampson played college hockey at Boston College and was part of the U.S. National Hockey Team that played in the 1984 Winter Olympic Games.

Sampson signed with the Washington Capitals following the Olympics and played parts of four seasons with the Capitals until he retired during the 1987–88 season due to injuries. He has two children and currently resides in Alaska.

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