Charlie Gardiner

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Birthday
31, 1904
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 13, 1934 (29)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
31, 1904
Birthplace
Scotland
Death Date
Jun 13, 1934 (29)

About

NHL Hall of Fame goaltender who in 1934 became the first goalie captain in NHL history to lead his team to Stanley Cup victory.

Before Fame

His friendship with Wilf Cude, who would go on to play in the NHL himself, sparked his interest in hockey.

Trivia

He played his entire 7-year NHL career with the Chicago Black Hawks and retired after the 1934 Stanley Cup Championship.

Family Life

He grew up in a working-class neighborhood, and he began working as a train mechanic.

Associated With

He and Roy Worters were two of the top goaltenders in the early years of professional hockey.