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Caught  Left
Weight  71 kg
Playing career  1952–1976
Positions  Goaltender
Name  Dennis Riggin
Played for  Detroit Red Wings
Height  1.80 m

Born  April 11, 1936 (age 79) Kincardine, ON, CAN (1936-04-11)

Dennis Melville Riggin (April 11, 1936 – April 2, 2016) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 18 games in the National Hockey League. He played two short stints with the Detroit Red Wings, but spent the rest of his hockey career in the minors:

  • OHA Windsor Spitfires 1951-1953
  • OHA Sr Hamilton Tigers 1953-1954
  • OHA Hamilton Tiger Cubs 1953-55
  • WHL Edmonton Flyers 1955-1963
  • AHL Pittsburgh Hornets 1962-1963
  • Post-hockey Riggin worked at Molson’s for 30 years in London, Ontario and Toronto before retiring to Kincardine. His son Pat became a NHL goaltender in his own right.


  • 1956-1957 WHL Rookie Award
  • References

    Dennis Riggin Wikipedia

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