October 31, 1933 |
Lachine, QC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
|Played for||Montreal Canadiens
New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Goyette played 941 career NHL games, scoring 207 goals and 467 assists for 674 points. Goyette played his first 7 NHL seasons with the Montreal Canadiens. He spent another 7 seasons with the New York Rangers. Goyette's best offensive season was the 1969–70 season when, as a member of the St. Louis Blues, he scored 29 goals and 49 assists for 78 points (both career highs). Goyette played for the Blues for only one year, his 14th of 16 total seasons played, making it all the way to the 1970 Stanley Cup Finals. He had 3 goals and 11 assists in the 1970 Playoff run. Goyette also spent two seasons with the Buffalo Sabres.
Life After NHL
Phil served as the first coach of the New York Islanders, but was replaced midway through his first season by the team with Earl Ingarfield, Sr. He never coached again, leaving his NHL coaching record at 6–40–4.
|Team||Year||Regular season||Post season|
|New York Islanders||1972-73||48||6||38||4||(30)||8th in East||(fired)|
Career achievements and records
- Won the 1954-55 James Gatschene Memorial Trophy, IHL
- Won the 1954-55 George H. Wilkinson Trophy, IHL
- Won the 1969–70 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
- Won Stanley Cup 1957, 1958, 1959 and 1960.
- Ranked No. 59 on the all-time list of New York Rangers in the book 100 Ranger Greats (John Wiley & Sons, 2009).
|Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy
|Head coach of the New York Islanders
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