Garry Galley

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Garry Galley
Born(1963-04-16) April 16, 1963 (age 50)
Greenfield Park, QC, CAN
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
PositionDefence
ShotLeft
Played forLos Angeles Kings
Washington Capitals
Boston Bruins
Philadelphia Flyers
Buffalo Sabres
New York Islanders
National team Canada
NHL Draft100th overall, 1983
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career1984–2001
 
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Garry Galley
Born(1963-04-16) April 16, 1963 (age 50)
Greenfield Park, QC, CAN
Height5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
PositionDefence
ShotLeft
Played forLos Angeles Kings
Washington Capitals
Boston Bruins
Philadelphia Flyers
Buffalo Sabres
New York Islanders
National team Canada
NHL Draft100th overall, 1983
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career1984–2001

Garry Michael Galley (born April 16, 1963) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League from 1984 to 2001. Presently, Galley co-hosts the "More On Sports" radio program on the Team1200 in Ottawa, Ontario, and is a colour commentator on Hockey Night in Canada.

Playing career[edit]

Galley played at Bowling Green (CCHA) from 81–82 to 83–84 and was named to the CCHA first all-star team and NCAA All-American in 1984. Galley was drafted 100th overall (5th round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. He played in 1,149 career NHL games, scoring 125 goals and 474 assists for 599 points. He also registered 1,218 career penalty minutes. His best offensive season was the 1993–94 season, when he registered 60 assists and 70 points, both career highs.

Galley played two and a half seasons (84–85 to 86–87) with the Los Angeles Kings before being traded to the Washington Capitals in February 1987. He played the rest of the 1986–87 season and competed in the 87–88 season with the Capitals. In July 1988, he signed as a free agent with the Boston Bruins, where he played from 1988–89 to 1991–92. Galley played in the 1991 All-Star Game. Boston traded Galley to the Philadelphia Flyers in January 1992, and he stayed with the Flyers through to the 1994–95 season, when he was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in April 1995. He played in the 1994 All-Star Game. He played with Buffalo from the end of the 1994-95 season to the 1996-97 season. He then returned to the Kings in July 1997 as a free agent. He played another 3 years with the Kings from 1997-98 to 1999–2000. He played one year for the New York Islanders for the 2000-2001 season and then retired. After he retired he moved to Ottawa, Ontario where he is working on the radio show the Team 1200. Just last year he and his family spent some time in New Orleans where he donated 50,000 dollars.

Trade history[edit]

"Legends of Hockey". Legends of Hockey. Retrieved 2006-03-09. 

Post hockey career[edit]

Awards and honours[edit]

AwardYear
All-CCHA First Team1982-83
All-CCHA First Team1983-84
NCAA East First All-American Team1983-84
All-Tournament Team1984
NHL All-Star Game1991
NHL All-Star Game1994
Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame2010[1]

Career statistics[edit]

  Regular season Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
1981–82Bowling Green State UniversityNCAA423363948
1982–83Bowling Green State UniversityNCAA4017294640
1983–84Bowling Green State UniversityNCAA4415526761
1984–85Los Angeles KingsNHL78830388231012
1985–86New Haven NighthawksAHL42686
1985–86Los Angeles KingsNHL499132246
1986–87Los Angeles KingsNHL305111667
1986–87Washington CapitalsNHL18110111020000
1987–88Washington CapitalsNHL5872330441324613
1988–89Boston BruinsNHL788212980901133
1989–90Boston BruinsNHL7182735752133634
1990–91Boston BruinsNHL7062127841615617
1991–92Boston BruinsNHL382121483
1991–92Philadelphia FlyersNHL393151834
1992–93Philadelphia FlyersNHL83134962115
1993–94Philadelphia FlyersNHL8110607091
1994–95Philadelphia FlyersNHL332202220
1994–95Buffalo SabresNHL1419101050334
1995–96Buffalo SabresNHL7810445481
1996–97Buffalo SabresNHL71434381021206614
1997–98Los Angeles KingsNHL74928376340112
1998–99Los Angeles KingsNHL604121630
1999–00Los Angeles KingsNHL70921305240000
2000–01New York IslandersNHL566142059
NHL totals114912547459912188972330119

International play[edit]

Galley played for Canada at the 1993 World Championship in Munich, where the Canadian squad placed fourth (8-1-2-3-0) under head coach Mike Keenan. He won silver (losing to the Czech Republic 4-2) in the World Men's Championship (IIHF) in 1996 under head coach Tom Renney. "Hockey Canada". Hockey Canada Profiles. Retrieved 2006-03-08. 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Five honoured by Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame". CTV News. May 6, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-06. 

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