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Gordon “Gordie” Drillon

  • Birth 23 Oct 1914 Moncton, Westmorland County, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Death 23 Sep 1986 Saint-John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Burial Saint-John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada
  • Memorial ID 8529720

Professional Hockey Player. A native of Moncton, New Brunswick, Drillon played for teams in the EHL, IAHL, NHL, QPHL, and the MSHL Hockey Leagues. At 6'00", and 186lbs, Drillon played the position of Right Wing for the Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets from 1935 to 1936, Syracuse Stars from 1936 to 1937, Toronto Maple Leafs from 1936 to 1942, Montreal Canadiens from 1942 to 1943, Valleyfield Braves from 1944 to 1945, and the Saint John Beavers from 1949 to 1950. He was the recipient of the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 1937 to 1938. Drillon was inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame in 1970, Hockey Hall of Fame in 1975 as a Player, Moncton Sports Hall of Fame in 1983, and the Canada Sports Hall of Fame in 1989.

Bio by: Peterborough "K"





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  • Originally Created by: Peterborough "K"
  • Added: 18 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8529720
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gordon “Gordie” Drillon (23 Oct 1914–23 Sep 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8529720, citing Ocean View Memorial Gardens, Saint-John, Saint John County, New Brunswick, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .