Episode 9 – Gilles “Gratoony the Looney” Gratton

In episode 9, Jack and Davin discuss the NHL career of former New York Rangers goaltender, Gilles “Gratoony the Looney” Gratton. He was a bit of an enigma, even for a goaltender, and is the godfather of Goalie helmet artwork. LISTEN TO EPISODE 9 HERE.

Gilles Gratton

Sources:

  1. “Hockey Stories on and off the ice” By Dan Diamond, James Duplacey, Eric Zweig: Link
  2. “Gratoony the Loony: The Wild, Unpredictable Life of Gilles Gratton” BY Gilles Gratton and Greg Oliver: https://www.readings.com.au/products/24035790/gratoony-the-loony-the-wild-unpredictable-life-of-gilles-gratton
  3. Gilles Gratton Wikipedia Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilles_Gratton
  4. “THE TIGER MASK: CATCHING UP WITH GRATOONIE THE LOONIE” by by Michel Godbout: http://ingoalmag.com/news/mask/
  5. Hockey Hall of Fame Website: http://www.hhof.com/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=18535

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