Jeannot Gilbert (Born - December 29, 1940 in La Baie, Quebec) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played 9 games in the National Hockey League for the Boston Bruins. He also played 133 games in the World Hockey Association with the Quebec Nordiques.
Gilbert played junior hockey in the Boston Bruins system with the Barrie Flyers and the Niagara Falls Flyers of the Ontario Hockey Association from 1959-61. He then won the Eastern Hockey League rookie-of-the year award in 1961-62.
Despite some impressive numbers in the minor pros, Gilbert could not crack the Bruins' lineup. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1967 NHL Expansion Draft but remained in the American Hockey League with the Hershey Bears until 1973.
Awards[edit | edit source]
- 1961-62 (Rookie of the year - Eastern Hockey League
- 1963-64 (Most Valuable Player - Central Hockey League
- 1968-69 John B. Sollenberger Trophy (leading scorer - American Hockey League)