Former Vancouver Canucks Alumni Passes Away At 75

Published October 23, 2023 at 9:13
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The Vancouver Canucks Alumni have announced that former National Hockey League goaltender Dunc Wilson has passed away 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 💙
#CanucksAlumni"

Wilson began his professional hockey career in the AHL with the Quebec Aces in 1968-69, before making his NHL debut with the Philadelphia Flyers during the 1969-70 season.


He went on to appear in 287 career games with the Flyers, Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins where he had a record of 80-150-33 with a goals against average of 3.74, an .869 save percentage and eight shutouts.

The thoughts of everyone here at Hockey Unplugged is with Wilson's family and friends during this difficult time.
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