Doug Gilmour to Drop Ceremonial Puck at CWHL All-Star Game

Toronto, ON – NHL Alumni Doug Gilmour will be dropping the ceremonial puck at the 2019 CWHL All-Star Game.

Known widely as one of the greatest Leaf Captains and one of the most popular, Gilmour played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the St. Louis Blues, Calgary Flames, Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres and Montreal Canadiens. Gilmour was a seventh-round selection, 134th overall, of the Blues at the 1982 NHL Entry Draft and recorded 1,414 points in 1,474 games in the NHL between 1983 and 2003.

A two-time All-Star, he was a member of Calgary’s 1989 Stanley Cup championship team and won the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL’s best defensive forward in 1992–93. Internationally, he represented Canada three times during his career and was a member of the nation’s 1987 Championship Team.

Gilmour is currently President of Hockey Operations for the Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).

This announcement follows the coaching announcements made earlier this week. Gilmour joins NHL Alumni Glenn Healy and Curtis Joseph as well as CWHL Alumni Charline Labonté and Cheryl Pounder as special guests for the CWHL All-Star Game.

The CWHL will be making more All-Star announcements later this week.  Ticket and event information for the All-Star Game can be found at thecwhl.com/allstar2019.

 

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About the CWHL

The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) is the premier, professionally-run women’s hockey league in the world. With seven current clubs throughout North America and China, it enables elite female hockey players to pursue their dreams of competing at the highest level possible, while enhancing the lives of others through exceptional athleticism, entertainment, and motivation. The league is a centrally funded not-for-profit organization, meaning all participating teams receive equal access to funding to ensure equal opportunity and competition. To learn more visit thecwhl.com.

Contacts:

Jessica Rochwerg
Supervisor, Communications
[email protected]