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Dave Silk

Full name: David Mark "Dave" Silk
Nickname(s): Silky
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
Born: January 1, 1958 in Scituate, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Boston University Terriers, Boston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Ice Hockey

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Other SR Links: Hockey-Reference.com

Biography

Dave Silk came from a strong athletic background, counting among his relatives, cousin Mike Milbury of the Bruins and grandfather Hal Janvrin of the Red Sox. But Silk followed Milbury to the hockey rinks. He was a star forward for three years at Boston University where he played for an NCAA champion, two ECAC champions, and helped BU win two Beanpot Trophies, as the best Boston-area college hockey team. After the Olympics, Silk left school to play pro hockey. His first year was spent mostly in the American Hockey League, but he played most of 1980-82 with the New York Rangers. He played in the NHL thru 1986, and finished his hockey career with four seasons in Germany. He then coached briefly at Boston University but has since gone into the financial investment world.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Final Standings 1 1980-02-12 2 3 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #1 1 1980-02-22 USA 4, URS 3 0 2 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Final Round Match #3 1 1980-02-24 USA 4, FIN 2 0 0 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #3 1T 1980-02-12 USA 2, SWE 2 1 0 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #6 1 1980-02-14 USA 7, TCH 3 0 0 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #8 1 1980-02-16 USA 5, NOR 1 1 1 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #12 1 1980-02-18 USA 7, ROU 2 0 0 0
1980 Winter 22 Lake Placid Ice Hockey United States USA Group B Match #15 1 1980-02-20 USA 4, FRG 2 0 0 0