Gordon Poirier

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Gordon Poirier
Born (1914-10-27)October 27, 1914
Maple Creek, SK, CAN
Died May 25, 1972(1972-05-25) (aged 57)
Beaconsfield, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg; 10 st 10 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for HC Diavoli Rossoneri Milano
Brighton Tigers
Montreal Canadiens
Harringay Racers
Playing career 1933–1951

Gordon Arthur "Gordie" Poirier (October 27, 1914 – May 25, 1972) was a former Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played ten games for the Montreal Canadiens during the 1939–40 season in the NHL.

Poirier also played two season, 1933–34 and 1935–36, as player-coach with HC Diavoli Rossoneri Milano in the Italian Serie A where he helped the team win the league championship in 1935–36.

Poirer played a total of six seasons, three before and three after the Second World War, for the Brighton Tigers in the English National League. He helped the Tigers win the league championship in 1946–47 and 1947–48 and to win the English Autumn Cup in 1946. He was inducted into the British Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1948. He finished his career after spending the 1950–51 season with the Harringay Racers, also in the English National League.

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