Height: 5' 8", Weight: 190 pounds
Born: 2.15.62 Kelowna, British Columbia
|How he arrived: Signed as an undrafted free agent, 10.12.82
How he left: Signed as a free agent by the Pittsburgh Penguins, 7.24.86
|Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
A little bit of trivia about Wilson first: he is the first player to wear the number 40 for the Devils, and to date, the only
skater to do so. (3 goalies, Scott Clemmensen, Mike McKenna & Yann Danis, have followed.)
While in the Devils' organization, he was best known for his trips to the penalty box more than anything. In his 3
seasons with the Maine Mariners, he racked up 786 minutes, which included a season in excess of 300... and,
something he made a point to mention, the Calder Cup winning goal in 1984.
While Pens' property, he constantly pushed for 400 in a season playing in the IHL. While with Muskegon, though, he
also became a reliable offensive player.
He would split the 91-92 season with the San Diego Gulls of the IHL and the ECHL's Louisville IceHawks before
retiring. (He actually retired in 1995, after playing a couple seasons in the Pacific Southwest Hockey League.)
Post-retirement, he had become a tugboat captain on the west coast.
In late 2013, he had been diagnosed with ALS. Since then, he has been raising money in various ways to put towards