Dick Meredith


Meredith, Richard Otis

Position : LW

22-12-1932 South Bend, IN, USA

Youth team / club formateur : University of Minnesota

Older brother of Wayne Meredith and one of five hockey playing brothers.
His father was originally from Illinois and his mother from Indiana.
Studied and played hockey at the University of Minnesota.
Noted for his smooth skating, almost "dancing" on them. He was what some would say, a "fancy skater".
He kicked his left really high with each stride.
Meredith’s fine play earned him a spot in the US hockey program for several years. Olympic champion 1960.
Played minor league hockey in Minnesota until the early 1960s.
Stayed in hockey and was in administration for many years with the Minnesota North Stars.

Frère aîné de Wayne Meredith et l'un des cinq frères hockeyeurs.
Son père était de l'Illinois et sa mère de l'Indiana.
Il a étudié et joué au hockey à l'Université du Minnesota.
Connu pour son patinage fluide qui relevait presque de la danse.
Patineur au style visuel qui levait la jambe gauche très haut à chaque foulée
La qualité de jeu de Meredith lui valut d'intégrer la sélection américaine durant plusieurs années. Champion olympique 1960.
Il resta impliqué dans le hockey et fut membre durant des années de l'administration des North Stars du Minnesota.


1956 OG   USA   7   2   2   4   2'   Team USA
1958 WC   USA   7   2   3   5   4'   Team USA
1959 WC   USA   8   6   2   8   2'   Team USA
1960 OG   USA   2   2   3   5   0'   Team USA

Elite          24  12  10  22   8'



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