Gary Burns (ice hockey)

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Gary Burns
Born (1955-01-16) January 16, 1955 (age 64)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Forward
Played for New York Rangers
NHL Draft 191st overall, 1975
Toronto Maple Leafs
WHA Draft 126th overall, 1975
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1978–1986

Gary Burns (born January 16, 1955) is an American former professional ice hockey forward. He played for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Burns was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts. He was drafted 191st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft and 126th overall by the Cincinnati Stingers in the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft. He made his NHL debut with the New York Rangers during the 1980-81 NHL season, playing in eleven regular season games, scoring two goals and two assists, as well as in one playoff game. He also played in four playoff games for the Rangers the following season.


He won the 1983-84 CHL Championship (Adams Cup) as a member of the Tulsa Oilers[1] team coached by Tom Webster.


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