Role Ice hockey player
Career end 1980
Played for Vancouver Canucks
Height 1.80 m
|Playing career |
Weight 88 kg
Siblings Bob Gassoff
Name Brad Gassoff
Career start 1975
|Born November 13, 1955 (age 60)
Quesnel, BC, CAN (1955-11-13) |
NHL Draft 28th overall, 1975 Vancouver Canucks
WHA Draft 8th overall, 1975 Winnipeg Jets
Howard Bradley "Gasser" Gassoff (born November 13, 1955 in Quesnel, British Columbia), is a retired NHL, WCHL, and CHL player.
Gassoff spent most of his career in the CHL with the Tulsa Oilers and the Dallas Black Hawks. He was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in round #2, 28th overall in the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft, and was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in round 1, #8 overall 1975 WHA Amateur Draft. He first played in the WCHL, then moved up to the NHL/CHL level. The only team he did play for in the NHL is for the Vancouver Canucks. He later on retired as a Dallas Black Hawks player.
His brother Bob also played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues until his death on May 27, 1977 in a motorcycle accident. His brother Ken, born October 9, 1954, was drafted by the New York Rangers in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft and by the Houston Aeros in the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft.