Simpson, GordonDate of Death: 2019-02-11
Date of Birth: 1928-05-10
Born in Winnipeg, this defenceman played in the MJHL with the Winnipeg Monarchs and then joined the Toronto Marlboros for the 1948-49 season. He played with the Sydney Millionaires for two years and then returned to home to play with the Winnipeg Maroons for the next 14 years. Gord Simpson was part of the great Maroons teams of 1961, 1963 and as the coach in 1964 when they won the Allan Cup. He retired after coaching Team Canada in 1965.