Butch Goring

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Birthday
22, 1949
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1949 (age 68)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Canadian centre known for his unique helmet who won four consecutive Stanley Cups as a member of the New York Islanders in the early-to-mid 80's. After retiring, he became the Islanders' head coach and the color analyst for the team's television broadcasts.

Before Fame

He was born in Saint Boniface, Manitoba and played junior hockey with the Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League.

Trivia

He played in 1,107 NHL games and recorded just 102 penalty minutes, which at the time of his retirement was the lowest number of penalty minutes for any player who had played more than 1,000 games.

Family Life

He married a woman named Cathy.

Associated With

He won four Stanley Cups alongside Islanders teammate John Tonelli.