October 27, 1958 |
Regina, SK, CAN
|Height||5 ft 8 in (173 cm)|
|Weight||178 lb (81 kg; 12 st 10 lb)|
|Played for||Vancouver Canucks|
|NHL Draft||90th overall, 1978
Gerald Minor (born October 27, 1958 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a former professional ice hockey player who played his NHL career with the Vancouver Canucks. He had a quick release and a natural touch around the net and was a steady role player in five NHL seasons with the Canucks where he held the record for most shorthanded goals by a rookie in the 1980–81 season. He helped set Vancouver record for fastest four goals by scoring first goal in a 1:23 span vs. Pittsburgh on Nov. 26, 1980. Set Vancouver single-season record (since broken) for shorthanded goals with six in 1980-81. Missed most of 1981-82 season and start of 1982 playoffs with slight fracture of skull, suffered in during Vancouver's 1981 training camp, and with broken left ankle, an injury suffered in Vancouver's Jan. 10, 1982, game at Chicago. Scored one goal and three assists during the 1981-1982 Stanley Cup against the New York Islanders.
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