Gord Brooks

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Gord Brooks
Born (1950-09-11) September 11, 1950 (age 66)
Cobourg, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for St. Louis Blues
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 51st overall, 1970
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1970–1984

Gordon John Brooks (born September 11, 1950) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger who played parts of three seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the St. Louis Blues and Washington Capitals.

Playing career[edit]

Drafted in 1970 by the St. Louis Blues, Brooks played 32 with the Blues before being left exposed for the 1974 NHL Expansion Draft, where he was claimed by the Washington Capitals. Brooks played 38 games during the Capitals' inaugural season before returning to play in the minors where he retired following the 1983–84 season.

Awards[edit]

  • NAHL Second All-Star Team (1976–77)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (1977–78)
  • John B. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL Leading Scorer) (1977–78) (tied with Rick Adduono)
  • IHL First All-Star Team (1981–82)

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