Gord Fashoway

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Gord Fashoway
Born (1926-06-16)June 16, 1926
Portage la Prairie, MB, CAN
Died May 1, 2012(2012-05-01) (aged 85)
Portland, OR, USA
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Chicago Black Hawks
Playing career 1944–1964

Gordon Walter "Gordie" Fashoway (June 16, 1926 – May 1, 2012) was a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger. During the 1950–51 season, he played in his only 13 NHL games for the Chicago Black Hawks. He was born in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Following the Black Hawks, Fashoway played for several teams in the Western Hockey League: the New Westminster Royals, Victoria Cougars, and Portland Buckaroos, where he ended his professional career in 1963.

Upon the conclusion of his playing career, he entered coaching He became an assistant coach with the expansion Oakland Seals for one year in 1968; after the resignation of Bert Olmstead, he served as head coach of this club for the final ten games of the Seals' inaugural year. He then returned to coach the Buckaroos from 1969 to 1973. Under his leadership, the Buckaroos captured their third WCHL championship in the 1970–71.[1]

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • Turnbull Cup MJHL Championship (1946)
  • Memorial Cup Championship (1946)
  • USHL First All-Star Team (1950)
  • PCHL First All-Star Team (1952)
  • WHL Coast Division Second All-Star Team (1957, 1958, & 1961)
  • WHL Championship (1961)
  • WHL Championship as coach (1971)
  • “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame

Coaching record[edit]

Team Year Regular season Post season
G W L T Pts Finish Result
Oakland Seals 1967–68 10 4 5 1 (47) 6th in West Did not qualify

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Western Hockey League (1952–1974)". HockeyLeagueHistory.com. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Bert Olmstead
Head coach of the Oakland Seals
1968
Succeeded by
Fred Glover