Gary DeGrio

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Gary DeGrio
Born (1960-02-16) February 16, 1960 (age 57)
Duluth, Minnesota, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Forward
Played for Tulsa Oilers
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Dundee Tigers
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1982–1988

Gary DeGrio (born February 16, 1960 in Duluth, Minnesota) is an American retired professional ice hockey Forward. DeGrio was member of the Tulsa Oilers (CHL) team that suspended operations on February 16, 1984, playing only road games for final six weeks of 1983–84 season. Despite this adversity, the team went on to win the league's championship.[1]

Playing career[edit]

As a professional, DeGrio played with the Tulsa Oilers in the CHL for the 1982–83 and 1983–84 seasons, and then spent the next three season with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles in the IHL, before playing his final season (1987–88) of hockey with the Dundee Tigers.


He won the 1983–84 CHL Championship (Adams Cup) as a member of the Tulsa Oilers[2] team coached by Tom Webster.


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