Andy Bathgate

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Birthday
28, 1932
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 26, 2016 (83)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
28, 1932
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 26, 2016 (83)

About

NHL Hall of Fame center who was among the league leaders in scoring throughout most of his career. He spent the bulk of his career with the New York Rangers.

Before Fame

He was left with a steel plate embedded in his knee after garnering a serious injury in the minors.

Trivia

He published a complaint about several players in the NHL consistently hurting opponents, for which he was promptly fined by the league.

Family Life

His grandson, also named Andy Bathgate, was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009.

Associated With

He and Bobby Hull led the NHL in scoring during the 1961-62 season; Hull took the official title because he had more goals.

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