The Hockey World Mourns the Loss of Former Leafs Goalie

Published October 22, 2023 at 2:10 PM

In Memoriam: Dunc Wilson

The world of hockey mourns the passing of Dunc Wilson, a former NHL goaltender, who left us 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 💙

Reflecting on Wilson's Illustrious Career

Over a decade in the NHL, Wilson showcased his talent with teams like the Canucks, Leafs, Rangers, Penguins, and even a brief stint with the Flyers, accumulating 287 games in total.

While with the Leafs, the Toronto native posted a .889 save percentage (sv%), a goals-against average (GAA) of 3.31, and earned one shutout.

His pinnacle came during the 1976-77 season with the Penguins. That year, Wilson was named to the all-star team, achieved 5 shutouts, and boasted impressive stats with a .906 sv% and a 2.95 GAA.

A Legacy Remembered

As we remember and celebrate Wilson's contributions to the sport, our hearts go out to his family, friends, and all who were touched by his legacy.

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