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Benoit Gosselin
Position Left wing
Nickname(s) Ben
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
NHL Team New York Rangers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born July 19 1957 (1957-07-19) (age 59),
Montreal, PQ, CAN
Pro Career 1977 – 1984

Benoit Gosselin (born June 19, 1957 in Montreal, Quebec), also known as Ben Gosselin, is a former QMJHL left wing. He played seven games in the NHL during the 1977-1978 season.

Junior careerEdit

Benoit Gosselin played four years in the QMJHL. He started his junior hockey career playing for the Shawinigan Dynamos in the 1973-1974 and 1974-1975 seasons. He was later moved to the Sorel Éperviers for the 1975-1976 season, and finally he played for the Trois-Rivières Draveurs in the 1976-1977 season.

In 1977 Gosselin was rated by the Hockey News draft preview issue as one of the QMJHL's top ten propects.[1]

NHL careerEdit

Gosselin had a short NHL career playing only seven games for the New York Rangers in the 1977-1978 season. He didn't score any points nor assists in this time.

On September 25, 1979 he signed as an unrestricted free agent with the Winnipeg Jets, however he never played for the parent team.

Other leaguesEdit

Benoit Gosselin played for the New Haven Nighthawks, and the Sherbrooke Jets of the American Hockey League. He also played for the Tulsa Oilers of the Central Hockey League, and for three different International Hockey League teams: Toledo, Kalamazoo, and Dayton. In Europe, Gosselin played for HC Caen, a French hockey team.

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FootnotesEdit

  1. Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com. Retrieved on 2007-05-23.

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