Rich Gosselin

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Rich Gosselin
Born (1956-04-25) April 25, 1956 (age 61)
St. Pierre, MB, CAN
Height 5 ft 8 in (173 cm)
Weight 150 lb (68 kg; 10 st 10 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Winnipeg Jets (WHA)
NHL Draft 118th overall, 1976
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1976–1990

Richmond "Rich" Gosselin (born April 25, 1956) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) and the Swiss-A League.[1] He was drafted in the seventh round of the 1976 NHL Amateur Draft by the Montreal Canadiens.[1] Gosselin played three games with the Winnipeg Jets during the 1978–79 WHA season, after which he went overseas to play in Switzerland.

Gosselin served as a head coach in various European leagues after his playing career ended. In Manitoba, he has coached the Eastman Midget 'AAA' Selects, South East Prairie Thunder, and Steinbach Pistons junior hockey team. Gosselin coached the Prairie Thunder to a second-place finish at the 2009 Allan Cup.[2]


  1. ^ a b "1976 NHL Amateur Draft -- Rich Gosselin". Hockey Draft Central. Retrieved March 25, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Steinbach Pistons name former Jet Gosselin as head coach". Winnipeg Free Press. May 7, 2009. 

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