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|Born|| November 13 1962,|
LaSalle, PQ, CAN
| 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
|Pro clubs||Buffalo Sabres|
|NHL Draft|| 164th overall, 1981|
- 1990 - Serie A Champion with HC Bolzano
- 1992 - Serie A Champion with Milano Devils
- 1993 - Serie A Champion with Milano Devils
- 1994 - Serie A Champion with AC Milan Hockey
- 1997 - NLA Champion with SC Bern
- 1999 - NLA Champion with HC Lugano
|1987–88||HC Merano||Serie A||46||59||51||110|
|1988–89||HC Bolzano||Serie A||44||57||45||102|
|1989–90||HC Bolzano||Serie A||42||72||72||144|
|1990–91||HC Bolzano||Serie A||27||39||33||72|
|1991–92||Milano Devils||Serie A||29||32||39||71|
|1992–93||Milano Devils||Serie A||27||14||27||41|
|1993–94||Milano Devils||Serie A||28||24||54||78|
He participated in the following tournaments:
- 8 A-World Championships: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
- 2 B-World Championships: 1990, 1991
Orlando wore jersey number 17 in the national team.
After retiring from pro ice hockey by the end of season 1998/99 with HC Lugano, Gates Orlando got on to be become a coach. At the World championships he already assisted coaching the Italian national team while still being a player.
Making medical historyEdit
In March 2011, Orlando was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. He was participating in a clinical study of Life Vest, a wearable defibrillator. On May 22, the defibrillator saved his life after his heart stopped for 40 seconds. Orlando was the first participant in the study to have required the vest to deliver a shock.
|1999 – 00||Rochester Junior A Americans||NAHL||Head Coach|
|2000 – 01||Adirondack IceHawks||UHL||Head Coach|
|2001 – 02||Adirondack IceHawks||UHL||Head Coach|
|2002 – 03||Albany River Rats||AHL||Assistant Coach|
|2003 – 04||Albany River Rats||AHL||Assistant Coach|
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