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Gordon Drillon
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Sex:M
Age:72
Birth Date:October 23, 1913
Astrology Sign:Scorpio
Chinese Sign:Ox - Yin
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Died Date:September 22, 1986
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Occupation:Hockey player

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GORDON DRILLON
Gordon Drillon

Biography:Gordon Drillon (October 23, 1913 - September 22, 1986) was a Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame ice hockey player. Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. From 1936 through to 1942 he was part of one of the NHL's most prolific scoring lines as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He won a Stanley Cup in 1941-1942.

Drillon played only seven seasons in the NHL, six of those with Toronto and one with the Montreal Canadiens. A left-winger noted for his deadly accurate shot, he created a specific style of play that made him a leading scorer. Drillon's strong frame made it difficult for opposing defensemen to clear him from the front of the net. Drillon was able to securely park himself in front of the opposing netminder to re-direct shots or pick up rebounds. This style of play would earn him a league scoring title in 1937-38. Future stars such as Phil Esposito, Dino Ciccarelli and Dave Andreychuk emulated his innovative style with great success.

Traded to the Montreal Canadiens for the 1943 season he finished second on the team in goals scored. At season's end, Drillon cut short his brilliant hockey career and joined the Royal Canadian Air Force, serving for the remainder of World War II. After the war, he worked as a hockey coach and returned to his native New Brunswick where he was employed as a scout for the Maple Leafs, covering the Maritime provinces. He eventually accepted a job with the New Brunswick civil service. In 1975, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Gordie Drillon died in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1986 and was interred there in the Ocean View Memorial Gardens cemetery.


Chinese Horoscope for Gordon Drillon
Includes characteristics and Vices
Gordon Drillon's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 06, 1913 - January 25, 1914
Birthday: October 23, 1913

The Ox is a Yin,
and is the Second sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Integrity
Strength of Purpose
Stability
Innovation
Diligence
Eloquence
Vices:
Stubbornness
Bigotry
Plodding
Standoffishness
Bias
Vindictiveness


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Gordon Drillon's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: October 23, 1913

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Gordon Drillon's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: October 23, 1913

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Gordon Drillon's Growth Tarot Card The Hermit

Birthday: October 23, 2010

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.

 

 

 

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