August 10, 1950|
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)|
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
66th overall, 1970|
Richard Gordon Wilson (born August 10, 1950) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and head coach. Wilson is currently an assistant coach for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Wilson was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1970 NHL Amateur Draft, sixty-sixth overall. He played for the AHL Nova Scotia Voyageurs, Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings and AHL Philadelphia Firebirds.
He was an assistant coach for the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux hockey team, Prince Albert Raiders, New York Islanders, Los Angeles Kings and Dallas Stars. He was also an acting head coach between January 25, 2002, and May 2002 for the Dallas Stars. He won the Memorial Cup in 1985. He won the Stanley Cup in 1999. On August 10, 2010 Wilson was named assistant coach for the Minnesota Wild organization, a position he held until the conclusion of the 2015-16 season.
He is also the father of former NHL forward Landon Wilson.
|1969–70||University of North Dakota||WCHA||30||2||9||11||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|1970–71||University of North Dakota||WCHA||33||6||9||15||113||—||—||—||—||—|
|1971–72||University of North Dakota||WCHA||25||7||19||26||89||—||—||—||—||—|
|1972–73||Nova Scotia Voyageurs||AHL||70||4||11||15||163||12||1||0||1||56|
|1973–74||Nova Scotia Voyageurs||AHL||47||4||19||23||65||—||—||—||—||—|
|1974–75||St. Louis Blues||NHL||76||2||5||7||83||2||0||0||0||0|
|1975–76||St. Louis Blues||NHL||65||1||6||7||20||1||0||0||0||0|
|1976–77||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||77||3||13||16||56||—||—||—||—||—|
|Team||Year||Regular season||Post season|
|Dallas Stars||2001-02||32||13||11||7||1||(90)||4th in Pacific||Missed Playoffs|
|NHL coaching totals||13–11–8|
Awards and honours
|All-WCHA Second Team||1971–72|||
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
| Head coach of the Dallas Stars