January 2, 1950 |
Kitchener, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)|
|Played for||Minnesota North Stars|
|NHL Draft||48th overall, 1970
Minnesota North Stars
David Gregory Cressman (born January 2, 1950 in Kitchener, Ontario) is a retired Canadian ice hockey left winger. He played 85 games in the NHL for the Minnesota North Stars over the 1974–75 and 1975–76 NHL seasons.
Cressman was drafted by the Minnesota North Stars in the 4th round (48th overall) of the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft, but he did not begin to play professional hockey until after he had completed his university education to become a teacher.
During the 1990s Cressman coached Junior B hockey at the University of Waterloo, and during the 2002-03 season he stepped in to coach nine games for the Odessa Jackalopes (CHL) while their regular head coach, Don McKee was having heart surgery.
- Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 51. ISBN 1-894974-21-2.
- Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. p. 53. ISBN 1-894974-21-2.