Larry Gordon

 

 

Age: 74

 

Summary: original owner of the Muskegon Lumberjacks minor-league hockey team who became the first Edmonton Oilers general manager in their first NHL season from 1979 to 1980, where he signed future superstar Wayne Gretzky and set the stage for five Stanley Cup titles during his tenure.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from surgery

 

Born: 1938

 

Died: March 19, 2013

 

Location: Rochester, New York