Dave Gatherum

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Dave Gatherum
Born (1932-03-28) March 28, 1932 (age 83)
Fort William, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1952–1959

David Robert Gatherum (born March 28, 1932) is a former professional ice hockey goaltender.

On October 11, 1953 Gatherum replaced injured Terry Sawchuk to record a shutout in his NHL debut for Detroit 4-0 win over Toronto. He then played on Oct 16, & 17 for Detroit. Terry return form injury and Gatherum returned to minors having 2 wins, and 1 tie. He also set an NHL that he still holds today the longest shutout sequence by a goaltender to start a career 100.21 min Oct 11-16, 1953. He was recalled for playoffs as a spare goaltender and got his name on the Stanley Cup with Detroit in 1954. Gatherum would have never play in NHL again. He spent the rest of his career playing in the minors or senior hockey until retiring after 1959 season.

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