| 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)|
181 lb (82 kg)
| NHL Team|
Minnesota North Stars
Detroit Red Wings
|Born|| April 3 1967,|
Moose Jaw, SK, CAN
|NHL Draft|| 79th overall, 1985|
|Pro Career||1987 – 2003|
Gilchrist started his career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1988. He also played with the Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota North Stars, Dallas Stars, Detroit Red Wings, and Nashville Predators. He won the Stanley Cup in 1998 with the Detroit Red Wings.
In 792 NHL games he scored 135 goals and 170 assists. He also scored 17 goals and 14 assists in 90 playoff games.
He was traded in 1992 to the Edmonton Oilers as part of the package for Vincent Damphousse. Later that same season he was sent to the Minnesota North Stars for Todd Elik. Gilchrist spent the next five seasons with the team, four of them after they were transferred to become the Dallas Stars.
In 1997 he signed as a free agent with the Detroit Red Wings and won the Stanley Cup that season. He spent the next two seasons recovering from a hernia operation. He recovered in 2000 and played three seasons with the Wings, Stars, and the Nashville Predators. He retired in 2003 because of a mback injury.