Former NHL goaltender passes away at the age of 75

Published October 22, 2023 at 12:40

We have some sad news to report on in the hockey world on Sunday afternoon.

According to the Vancouver Canucks Alumni, former National Hockey League goaltender Dunc Wilson has passed away at the age of 75.

"Dunc Wilson, who registered Vancouver's first-ever shutout in Canucks' NHL history, has passed away at the age of 75 in Utila, Honduras where he had been living for many years.
Condolences to the family and friends of Dunc 💙

Wilson began his professional hockey career in the AHL with the Quebec Aces in 1968-69, before making his NHL debut with the Philadelphia Flyers during the 1969-70 season.

He went on to appear in 287 career games with the Flyers, Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins where he had a record of 80 wins, 150 losses and 33 ties, with a goals against average of 3.74, an .869 save percentage and eight shutouts.

The thoughts of everyone here at BladeOfSteel is with Wilson's family and friends at this difficult time.

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