Garry Galley

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Garry Galley
Born (1963-04-16) April 16, 1963 (age 51)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14 st 6 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Los Angeles Kings
Washington Capitals
Boston Bruins
Philadelphia Flyers
Buffalo Sabres
New York Islanders
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 100th overall, 1983
Los Angeles Kings
Playing career 1984–2001

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. Galley was born in Montreal, Quebec, but grew up in Ottawa, Ontario.

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]

  • Traded to Washington by Los Angeles for Al Jensen, February 14, 1987.
  • Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 8, 1988.
  • Traded to Philadelphia by Boston with Wes Walz and Boston's 3rd round choice (Milos Holan) in 1993 Entry Draft for Gord Murphy, Brian Dobbin, Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Sergei Zholtok) in 1992 Entry Draft and 4th round choice (Charles Paquette) in 1993 Entry Draft, January 2, 1992.
  • Traded to Buffalo by Philadelphia for Petr Svoboda, April 7, 1995.
  • Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 15, 1997.
  • Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, September 25, 2000.

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

Post hockey career[edit]

  • Galley has pursued a career in broadcasting. In addition to a radio show on Team 1200, he is also a colour analyst for CBC's Hockey Night in Canada currently paired with Bob Cole. He was the analyst for Ottawa Senators games on Rogers Sportsnet until the conclusion of the 09-10 season.
  • On May 12, 2008, the Nepean Raiders Junior A Hockey Club announced that Garry Galley would be the new head coach for their team beginning in the 2008-09 season.

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA First Team 1982-83 [1]
CCHA All-Tournament Team 1983 [2]
All-CCHA First Team 1983-84 [1]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 1983-84
All-NCAA All-Tournament Team 1984 [3]
NHL All-Star Game 1991
NHL All-Star Game 1994
Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame 2010 [4]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981–82 Bowling Green State University NCAA 42 3 36 39 48
1982–83 Bowling Green State University NCAA 40 17 29 46 40
1983–84 Bowling Green State University NCAA 44 15 52 67 61
1984–85 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 8 30 38 82 3 1 0 1 2
1985–86 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 4 2 6 8 6
1985–86 Los Angeles Kings NHL 49 9 13 22 46
1986–87 Los Angeles Kings NHL 30 5 11 16 67
1986–87 Washington Capitals NHL 18 1 10 11 10 2 0 0 0 0
1987–88 Washington Capitals NHL 58 7 23 30 44 13 2 4 6 13
1988–89 Boston Bruins NHL 78 8 21 29 80 9 0 1 1 33
1989–90 Boston Bruins NHL 71 8 27 35 75 21 3 3 6 34
1990–91 Boston Bruins NHL 70 6 21 27 84 16 1 5 6 17
1991–92 Boston Bruins NHL 38 2 12 14 83
1991–92 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 39 3 15 18 34
1992–93 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 83 13 49 62 115
1993–94 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 81 10 60 70 91
1994–95 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 33 2 20 22 20
1994–95 Buffalo Sabres NHL 14 1 9 10 10 5 0 3 3 4
1995–96 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 10 44 54 81
1996–97 Buffalo Sabres NHL 71 4 34 38 102 12 0 6 6 14
1997–98 Los Angeles Kings NHL 74 9 28 37 63 4 0 1 1 2
1998–99 Los Angeles Kings NHL 60 4 12 16 30
1999–00 Los Angeles Kings NHL 70 9 21 30 52 4 0 0 0 0
2000–01 New York Islanders NHL 56 6 14 20 59
NHL totals 1149 125 474 599 1218 89 7 23 30 119

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. ^ a b "All-CCHA Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-27. 
  2. ^ "2012-13 CCHA Media Guide". ISSUU.com. Retrieved 2014-04-23. 
  3. ^ "NCAA Frozen Four Records". NCAA.org. Retrieved 2013-06-19. 
  4. ^ "Five honoured by Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame". CTV News. May 6, 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-06. 

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