George Ferguson Death, Obituary : Former Penguins Winger Dies at 67.

Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Family and friends are mourning the death of Former Penguins winger George Ferguson who died Sunday, December 15th 2019 at 67.

George Stephen “Chief” Ferguson was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 797 career National Hockey League games for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins and Minnesota North Stars. He was selected in the first round of the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft from the Toronto Marlboros.

He had four straight 20-goal seasons from 1978-82. Ferguson is best known for scoring in overtime to eliminate Buffalo in Game 3 of a best-of-three preliminary round playoff series in 1979. It was the Penguins’ first series win since 1975, their last until 1989. According to a report by https://1059thex.iheart.com/

Cause of Death.

We have no information at the moment on what caused the death of George Ferguson. This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.

Tributes.

The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.

The Penguins won only one playoff series from 1975 to 1989. That was when the Fergy Flyer scored a series ending overtime goal in Buffalo in 79 to advance the Penguins to the next round. Thanks for the memories.

 

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