1971 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Round Overall
3 37
Gavin Kirk
Selected by Toronto from Toronto (OHA)
Toronto Maple Leafs Toronto Marlboros
Gavin Kirk

5-foot-10, 165 pounds

Left-hand shot. Hockey News Pre-Draft Ranking: 21


Pre-Draft Statistics

Year Team League GP G A TP PIM
1968-69 Markham Jr.B 27 24 22 46 62
1969-70Toronto OHA 53 17 33 50 40
1970-71 Toronto OHA 62 38 69 107 101

Pre-Draft Notes

Ranked fifth in OHA in assists and tied for seventh in points for Toronto in 1970-71.
Canadian • Born December 6, 1951 in London, England • Hometown: Toronto, Ontario


Additional Facts

Post-Draft Teams: Loyola (QUAA); Phoenix (WHL); Ottawa/Toronto, Calgary, Birmingham, Edmonton (WHA); Philadelphia (AHL); Rockton/Flamborough (OHA Sr.)

Education: Attended Loyola College in Montreal, which later became part of Concordia.

Career Beyond Hockey: Returned to the Toronto area and went to work as an executive for Molson Breweries after his retirement, remaining with the company for nearly 30 years. In 2011, he retired from Molson at age 60 and two years later opened two Keg Steakhouse and Bar franchises in Ontario.
Kirk on LinkedIn

Total Selected: 117
Forwards: 63
Defense: 45
Goaltenders: 9
Major Junior: 84
College Players: 19
Canadian: 107
Euro-Canadian: 2
American: 8
European: 0
Reached NHL: 50
Won Stanley Cup: 5
Hall of Fame: 3
All-Star Game: 10
Year-end All-Star: 5
Olympians: 4
Picks Traded: 18


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