Hockey Player

Dave Silk

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Age 66
Birthday January 11958
Birth Sign Capricorn
City Massachusetts
Country United States
Profession Hockey Player

Dave Silk is a famous Hockey Player, born on January 1, 1958 in United States. As of December 2022, Dave Silk’s net worth is $5 Million. After retiring from hockey in 1991, he earned a business degree from Boston University and became an assistant hockey coach at the school.

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Dave Silk Biography

Hockey Hall of Fame right winger who played two decades of professional hockey with the New York Rangers, Boston Bruins and Detroit Red Wings. He was also a member of the famous Olympic men’s hockey team that took home a gold medal at the 1980 Winter Olympics. David Mark “Silky” Silk (born January 1, 1958) is a retired professional American ice hockey player. His professional career, which spanned 13 years, included 249 NHL regular season games with the Boston Bruins, Winnipeg Jets, Detroit Red Wings and New York Rangers. Silk is arguably most famous for being a member of the 1980 US Men’s hockey team that won the gold medal at the Olympics in Lake Placid. He is the cousin of former NHL and Boston Bruins player Mike Milbury..

His cousin is former NHL player Mike Milbury.

Silk was born in Scituate, Massachusetts, and raised in Scituate and Cohasset, Massachusetts. He attended Thayer Academy in Braintree, where he scored 85 points in his first season. He then moved to Boston University where he became teammates and lifelong friends with future Miracle on Ice members Mike Eruzione, Jim Craig, and Jack O’Callahan. Silk was a dominating force for the Boston University Terriers hockey team, earning all-tournament, athlete of the week, and First- Team-All- New England honors. He won the NCAA Championship in 1978 with Boston University, and was awarded New England Rookie of the Year 1976–1977.

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Drafted 59th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft, Silk signed a contract with the Rangers on March 3, 1980, days after the Olympic gold medal game. He spent the next three seasons as a Ranger, playing mostly at right wing and center. Silk realized a childhood dream when he was traded to the Boston Bruins in 1983. He was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Red Wings the following season. After becoming a free agent in 1985, Silk signed with the Winnipeg Jets, finished his NHL career, and moved on to Germany for the 1986–87 season.

Dave Silk Net Worth

Dave Silk is one of the richest Hockey Player & listed on most popular Hockey Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Dave Silk‘s net worth $5 Million.

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He played hockey at Thayer Academy in Braintree, Massachusetts. He later won the 1978 NCAA Championship at Boston University.

Drafted 59th overall by the New York Rangers in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft, Silk signed a contract with the Rangers on March 3, 1980, days after the Olympic gold medal game. He spent the next three seasons as a Ranger, playing mostly at right wing and center. Silk realized a childhood dream when he was traded to the Boston Bruins in 1983. He was claimed off waivers by the Detroit Red Wings the following season. After becoming a free agent in 1985, Silk signed with the Winnipeg Jets, finished his NHL career, and moved on to Germany for the 1986–87 season.

Rick Dano played Silk in the 1981 TV movie Miracle on Ice.

Silk retired from hockey in 1991, returning to his alma mater Boston University where he served as the assistant men’s hockey coach while attending BU’s graduate school of management. Silk has been inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, United States Olympic Hall of Fame, Boston University Hall of Fame, Sports Illustrated, Sportsman of the Year, and also inducted into the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame (NHL + Amateur).

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Ranked on the list of most popular Hockey Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Dave Silk celebrates birthday on January 1 of every year.

While attending Boston University, Silk earned both an undergraduate degree and a Masters of Business Administration degree and is a Director of Institutional Sales in Boston. When asked if Silk still ties up the skates he said “I skate maybe once or twice a year for a charity event. I can’t say I miss it. I’m content. I’m good friends with former teammates Jack O’Callahan and also with Jack Hughes and Ralph Cox, who were the last two cuts from the team that year. The friendships, like I said, are the most important things for me to ever come out of my time in hockey” (Carroll).

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