How Gump Worsley Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Gump Worsley reached the respectable age of 77 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous hockey player.

Biography - A Short Wiki

NHL Hall of Fame goaltender who won four Stanley Cup Championships with the Montreal Canadiens between 1965 and 1969. He received the Vezina Trophy for the league’s top goaltender in 1966 and 1968.

He won the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s Rookie of the Year, and he did it playing for the worst team in the league.

He was known for his wry humor; asked about which team gave him the most trouble as a goalie, he named his own–the New York Rangers.

How did Gump Worsley die?

Gump Worsley's death was caused by Heart Attack.

He retired with a record of 335 wins, 352 losses and 150 ties, with 43 shutouts, and a goals-against average of 2.91. Worsley suffered a heart attack on January 22, 2007, and died at Hôpital Honoré-Mercier in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec on January 26, 2007.

Information about the death of Gump Worsley
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death77 years
ProfessionHockey Player
BirthdayMay 14, 1929
Death dateJanuary 26, 2007
Place of deathBeloeil, Canada
Place of burialN/A