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 Gordon Gimple

Awards: 

  • 2004 : inducted into the Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame
  • 1973 : inducted into the Canadian Lacrosse Hall of Fame
  • 1967 : Maitland Trophy - Inter-city / WLA - player best displaying value to his team, good sportsmanship and assistance to minor lacrosse
  • 1964 : Maitland Trophy 
  • 1961 : Max McDonald Memorial Trophy (WLA - Most Valuable Player in the League Playoffs)
  • 1961 : Maitland Trophy
  • 1960 : Maitland Trophy
  • 1959 : Maitland Trophy
  • 1958 : Maitland Trophy

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Began his lacrosse in the Norburn minor development system before graduating to the junior ranks where he won the MVP award in 1954.,  He was instrumental in his teams win two Minto Cups in three seasons.  In the senior league he helped spearhead Vancouver to three national Mann Cup titles in 1961, '63 and again in '64. During his playing career, Gimple scored 543 goals and 417 assists for 960 points in just 407 senior A games. He was named a league all-star eight times in his 11-year career and was a recipient of the Mike Kelly medal as a Mann Cup MVP in 1963.

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Affiliations:

  • Vancouver Carlings
  • Norburn
  • North Burnaby Minor

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