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Gil Nieuwendyk
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Gil Nieuwendyk spent his entire Junior and Senior lacrosse career in Whitby and Brooklin lacrosse systems playing six Junior A & B seasons in Ajax and Whitby from 1977 to 1982. 

In 156 regular season Junior games, Nieuwendyk netted 201 goals and 377 points with an additional 112 points (49G, 63A) in 36 playoff games winning one Minto Cup in 1980. 

In 1983, Gil joined the famed Brooklin Redmen club. Nieuwendyk continued his winning ways capturing three Mann Cups (1985, 1987 & 1988) in only six seasons of Major Series Lacrosse. 

This born leader captained the Redmen and was a top ten league scorer in each Major season – winning the Bucko MacDonald Trophy as Top Scorer in 1983. 

In 117 regular season games, he potted 256 goals and 307 assists for 563 points while garnering 273 points (113G, 160A) in 85 playoff games. 

He was inducted into the Ontario Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2012.