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William A Goldsworthy
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William A Goldsworthy

08/24/1944 – 03/29/1996

Place of Death

Edina, Mn.

Disposition

04/03/1996 (Burial)

Location

Section 40 Lot 512 Grave 1
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Professional Hockey Player. Born in Ontario, Canada, he was a right winger and a original member of the Minnesota North Stars. Goldsworthy played for 14 seasons (1964-78), in the NHL with the North Stars, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. He was a five-t ime NHL All-Star and scored 267 goals with the North Stars, becoming the first NHL player from an expansion team to top 250 goals. Goldsworthy played in 771 career NHL games, scoring 283 goals, with 258 assists for 541 points, added 18 goals and 19 assists in 40 playoff games. In 1992, his number 8 jersey was retired by the North Stars. He died at age 51 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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