Gillies with the Islanders, February 11, 2011, the night of the Penguins-Islanders brawl.
January 30, 1979 |
Cambridge, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight||227 lb (103 kg; 16 st 3 lb)|
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
New York Islanders
Trevor Gillies (born January 30, 1979) is a Canadian ice hockey player who is currently playing with Vityaz Chekhov of the Kontinental Hockey League. He has played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with both the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim and New York Islanders. Gillies is primarily used as an enforcer, as evidenced by his career NHL statistics of 57 games with only three points and 261 penalty minutes.
Playing career 
Undrafted, Gillies played junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League. In 1999–2000 Gillies made his professional debut with the Mississippi Sea Wolves in the East Coast Hockey League. With limited offensive ability Trevor plied his trade between the ECHL and AHL for five years before signing an NHL contract with the New York Rangers on July 20, 2004.
Prior to the 2005–06 season and in his second year with the Rangers affiliate, the Hartford Wolf Pack, Gillies was traded from the Rangers to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for Steve Rucchin on August 5, 2005. He was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates, and played in one NHL game in the for the Ducks, recording 21 penalty minutes in 2 minutes, 40 seconds of ice time.
On September 14, 2009, Trevor signed with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the AHL for the 2009–10 season. After 18 games with the Tigers and accumulating 123 penalty minutes, Gillies was signed by NHL affiliate, the New York Islanders on January 28, 2010. On March 14, 2010, Gillies scored his first NHL point, when he assisted on a Tim Jackman goal in a 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. Gillies re-signed with the Islanders on a one-year contract through to the end of the 2010–2011 season on April 15, 2010.
On February 12, 2011, Gillies was suspended nine games by the NHL for an incident which occurred in a February 11, 2011 game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. During the third period of the game, Gillies elbowed Penguins' forward Eric Tangradi in the face, punched him several times while he was down on the ice, and proceeded to taunt him from the dressing room hallway. Tangradi suffered concussion like symptoms and remained out of the Penguins line-up indefinitely. In his first game back from the suspension, Gillies was ejected for a hit on Cal Clutterbuck in a game against the Minnesota Wild on March 2, 2011. After an in-person hearing, Gillies was suspended for 10 games for the incident. After playing in only three games to start the 2011–12 season Gillies was placed on waivers on October 31, 2011.
Career statistics 
|1996–97||North Bay Centennials||OHL||26||0||3||3||72||—||—||—||—||—|
|1997–98||North Bay Centennials||OHL||2||0||0||0||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Mississippi Sea Wolves||ECHL||53||0||6||6||202||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Lowell Lock Monsters||AHL||8||0||0||0||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2002–03||Lowell Lock Monsters||AHL||25||0||1||1||132||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||49||0||2||2||277||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Mighty Ducks of Anaheim||NHL||1||0||0||0||21||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Albany River Rats||AHL||51||1||1||2||112||7||0||0||0||19|
|2008–09||Albany River Rats||AHL||30||0||0||0||125||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||24||1||0||1||169||—||—||—||—||—|
|2009–10||New York Islanders||NHL||14||0||1||1||75||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||New York Islanders||NHL||39||2||0||2||165||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||New York Islanders||NHL||3||0||0||0||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||Bridgeport Sound Tigers||AHL||26||1||0||1||65||—||—||—||—||—|
- "Veterans Rucchin and Leclerc traded to free cap room". OC Register. 2005-08-05. Retrieved 2010-03-15.
- "Hurricanes ink Gillies to one-year deal". Carolina Hurricanes. 2007-07-02. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
- "Sound Tigers sign Gillies". Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 2009-09-14. Retrieved 2010-03-17.
- "Gillies signs NHL deal". Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2010-03-15.
- "Maple Leafs cooled as Biron, Islanders take control". CBS Sports. 2010-03-14. Retrieved 2010-03-16.
- "Isles sign Trevor Gillies to one-year extension". NewsDay. 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2010-04-16.
- "Isles fined $100K; 3 banned after brawl".
- Source: New York Islanders' Trevor Gillies to meet with NHL to discuss hit - ESPN New York
- Strang, Katie (2011-10-31). "Isles waive Gillies". ESPN. Retrieved 2011-11-01.