Barry Gibbs

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For the Australian cricketer, see Barry Gibbs (cricket). For the wrongfully convicted New Yorker, see Innocence_Project#Wrongful_convictions. For the lead singer of the Bee Gees, see Barry Gibb.
Barry Gibbs
Born (1948-09-28) September 28, 1948 (age 65)
Lloydminster, SK, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Boston Bruins
Minnesota North Stars
Atlanta Flames
St. Louis Blues
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft 1st overall, 1966
Boston Bruins
Playing career 1967–1980

Barry Paul "Gibby" Gibbs (born September 28, 1948 in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman. He is best known for being selected first overall in the 1966 NHL Amateur Draft.

Playing career[edit]

During his NHL career, Gibbs played for the Boston Bruins, Minnesota North Stars, Atlanta Flames, St. Louis Blues and Los Angeles Kings. He retired in 1981.

Barry came to Minnesota from Boston in the deal that brought Tom Williams to the North Stars. He played junior hockey at Estevan, Sask. and in the Boston organization at Oklahoma City of the CHL. He comes from a family of seven, four boys and three girls.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team Lge GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967-68 Boston Bruins NHL 16 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
1967-68 Oklahoma City Blazers CPHL 41 7 16 23 154 7 1 2 3 24
1968-69 Boston Bruins NHL 8 0 0 0 2 -- -- -- -- --
1968-69 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 55 3 25 28 194 12 0 4 4 53
1969-70 Minnesota North Stars NHL 56 3 13 16 182 6 1 0 1 7
1970-71 Minnesota North Stars NHL 68 5 15 20 132 12 0 1 1 47
1971-72 Minnesota North Stars NHL 75 4 20 24 128 7 1 1 2 9
1972-73 Minnesota North Stars NHL 63 10 24 34 54 5 1 0 1 0
1973-74 Minnesota North Stars NHL 76 9 29 38 82 -- -- -- -- --
1974-75 Minnesota North Stars NHL 37 4 20 24 22 -- -- -- -- --
1974-75 Atlanta Flames NHL 39 3 13 16 39 -- -- -- -- --
1975-76 Atlanta Flames NHL 76 8 21 29 92 2 1 0 1 2
1976-77 Atlanta Flames NHL 66 1 16 17 63 3 0 0 0 2
1977-78 Atlanta Flames NHL 27 1 5 6 24 -- -- -- -- --
1977-78 St. Louis Blues NHL 51 6 12 18 45 -- -- -- -- --
1978-79 St. Louis Blues NHL 75 2 27 29 46 -- -- -- -- --
1979-80 Los Angeles Kings NHL 63 2 9 11 32 1 0 0 0 0
1980-81 Houston Apollos CHL 33 1 6 7 43 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Birmingham Bulls CHL 20 2 15 17 49 -- -- -- -- --
1980-81 Oklahoma City Stars CHL 17 0 3 3 16 3 0 1 1 9
NHL totals 796 58 224 282 945 36 4 2 6 67

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Preceded by
André Veilleux
NHL first overall draft pick
1966
Succeeded by
Rick Pagnutti
Preceded by
Joseph Bailey
Boston Bruins first round draft pick
1966
Succeeded by
Meehan Bonnar
Preceded by
Red Berenson
St. Louis Blues captain
1978–79
Succeeded by
Brian Sutter