Rik Wilson

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Rik Wilson
Born (1962-06-17)June 17, 1962
Long Beach, CA, USA
Died January 22, 2016(2016-01-22) (aged 53)
St. Louis, MO, USA
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defenceman
Played for St. Louis Blues
Calgary Flames
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 12th overall, 1980
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1981–1988

Richard William Wilson (June 17, 1962 – January 22, 2016) was an American sports trainer and retired professional ice hockey right winger. He played 7 seasons in the National Hockey League.

Wilson played 5 seasons game with the St. Louis Blues and then joined the Calgary Flames for 2 games. He ended his NHL career with the Chicago Blackhawks after playing 14 games with them. He retired from professional hockey in 1988. Wilson currently owns Power Play Performance Sports Training, a sports training center in St. Louis.

Wilson died on January 22, 2016 from unknown causes in St. Louis, Missouri at the age of 53.[1]

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  1. "Former Blues defenseman Rik Wilson dies at age 53". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 22, 2016.

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