Dave Silk

Hockey Player

Dave Silk was born in Scituate, Massachusetts, United States on January 1st, 1958 and is the Hockey Player. At the age of 66, Dave Silk biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 1, 1958
United States
Place of Birth
Scituate, Massachusetts, United States
66 years old
Zodiac Sign
Ice Hockey Player
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Dave Silk Life

David Mark "Silky" Silk (born January 1, 1958) is a retired 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 perhaps most well-known for his 1980 US Men's hockey team's gold medal at the Olympics in Lake Placid.

Mike Milbury, a former NHL and Boston Bruins player, is his cousin.


Dave Silk Career

Amateur career

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 keystone for the Boston University Terriers' hockey team, winning all-tournament, athlete of the week, and First-Team-All-New England awards. He won the NCAA Championship with Boston University in 1978 and was named New England Rookie of the Year 1976-1977.

Professional career

Silk, who finished 59th overall by the New York Rangers in 1978's NHL Entry Draft, has signed a deal with the Rangers on March 3, 1980, days after the Olympic gold medal game was released. He spent the next three seasons as a Ranger, mainly at right wing and center. Silk was traded to the Boston Bruins in 1983, fulfilling a childhood dream. The Detroit Red Wings claimed him off waivers the following season. Silk signed with the Winnipeg Jets in 1985, played his NHL career, and then moved to Germany for the 1986–87 season.

Post playing career

Silk retired from hockey in 1991 and spent time at Boston University as the assistant men's hockey coach while attending BU's graduate school of administration. Silk has been inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame, United States Olympic Hall of Fame, Boston University School of Fame, Sports Illustrated, Sportsman of the Year, and the Massachusetts Hockey Hall of Fame (NHL + Amateur).

Silk earned both an undergraduate degree and a Masters of Business Administration degree while attending Boston University, and is currently a Director of Institutional Sales in Boston. When asked if Silk has ties up the skates, he replied, "I skate maybe once or twice a year for a charity cause." I can't believe it. I'm content. I'm good friends with former teammates Jack O'Callahan, as well as Jack Hughes and Ralph Cox, who were the last two players to be cut from the team this year. "The friendships, as I said, are the most important things for me to come out of my time in hockey" (Carroll).