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Dunc Wilson


  • Inducted in 2009
  • Athlete

Dunc Wilson grew up in Whitby where he excelled as both a lacrosse and hockey player.

Dunc played Junior hockey for the Oshawa Generals in 1964-65, the Niagara Falls flyers from 1965 to 1966, the Peterborough Petes in the 1966-67 season and the Oshawa Generals again in 1967-68. Originally part of the Boston Bruins system, he was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1968. In the 1970 expansion draft he was claimed by the Vancouver Canucks where he played from the 1970-71 to 72-73 seasons.

He spent the next two years with the Toronto Maple Leafs before being traded to the New York Rangers for another two years. Traded again, he played 2 more seasons for the Pittsburgh Penguins where he was the starting goaltender and named team MVP for the 1967-68 season.

Dunc retired from hockey at the end of the 1978-79 season after appearing in 287 games.

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