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Gerry Abel
Gerry Abel
Left Wing
Number: 11
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 168
Shoots: Left
Born: Dec 25, 1944
Birthplace: Detroit, MI, United States
"If I could be half as good as my dad, I'd be happy," Gerry said of his father the day he signed his first pro contract, with the Detroit Red Wings in the summer of 1965. Abel's dad, the legendary Sid, would have been doubly happy had this happened, partly for his pride as a father, partly because the father was general manager of the Wings.

Such was not to be the case, however. Gerry's only game came March 8, 1967, an uneventful entry and finish to his NHL career. Of note, though, his father was by then coaching the team, and Sid, who played with Gordie Howe and Ted Lindsay some 15 seasons earlier on the Production Line, got to see his son play with that same Howe and newcomer Doug Roberts. After two more seasons in minor pro, Gerry retired, never having realized his dream.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
H. Zetterberg 82 13 37 -15 50
D. Larkin 80 23 22 11 45
T. Tatar 81 21 24 4 45
G. Nyquist 82 17 26 -2 43
J. Abdelkader 82 19 23 -16 42
M. Green 74 7 28 -6 35
B. Richards 68 10 18 4 28
D. Helm 77 13 13 -2 26
N. Kronwall 64 3 23 -21 26
R. Sheahan 81 14 11 -8 25
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 27 16 6 .921 2.33
J. Howard 14 14 5 .906 2.80