Gary Bromley

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Gary Bromley
Born (1950-01-19) January 19, 1950 (age 69)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 149 lb (68 kg; 10 st 9 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Vancouver Canucks
Calgary Cowboys (WHA)
Winnipeg Jets (WHA)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1971–1982

Gary Bert "Bones" Bromley (born January 19, 1950 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a former ice hockey goaltender. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Buffalo Sabres and Vancouver Canucks. He also played in the World Hockey Association (WHA) with the Calgary Cowboys and Winnipeg Jets.

In his NHL career, Bromley played in 136 games and accumulated a record of 54-44-28. In the WHA, he played in 67 games, with a record of 31-21-3. He may be best remembered for his "Skull" mask which he wore during his years with the Canucks. The idea for the design came from his nickname, "Bones".[1]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1968–69 Regina Pats SJHL 11 4 7 680 48 0 4.24
1969–70 Regina Pats SJHL 34 2002 119 0 3.57
1969–70 Weyburn Red Wings M-Cup 2 0 1 9 2 0 13.33
1970–71 Regina Pats WCHL 42 2457 152 2 3.71 6 340 24 0 4.24
1971–72 Charlotte Checkers EHL 27 1620 73 4 2.70 1 0 1 60 7 0 7.00
1971–72 Cincinnati Swords AHL 3 1 1 1 180 6 1 2.00
1972–73 Cincinnati Swords AHL 31 1711 76 0 2.66 3 3 0 180 5 1 1.67
1973–74 Buffalo Sabres NHL 12 3 5 3 598 33 0 3.31 .879
1973–74 Cincinnati Swords AHL 34 19 11 3 1906 89 1 2.80 5 1 4 302 17 0 3.37
1974–75 Buffalo Sabres NHL 50 26 11 11 2785 144 4 3.10 .873 5 2 3 324 13 0 2.41
1975–76 Buffalo Sabres NHL 1 0 1 0 60 7 0 7.00 .794
1975–76 Providence Reds AHL 7 4 1 1 405 30 0 4.44
1976–77 Calgary Cowboys WHA 28 6 9 2 1237 79 0 3.83
1977–78 Winnipeg Jets WHA 39 25 12 1 2250 124 1 3.31 5 4 0 268 7 0 1.57
1978–79 Vancouver Canucks NHL 38 11 19 6 2141 136 2 3.81 .873 3 1 2 179 14 0 4.70 .851
1978–79 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 4 2 1 1 250 6 1 1.44
1979–80 Vancouver Canucks NHL 15 8 2 4 858 43 1 3.01 .892 4 1 3 180 11 0 3.68 .869
1979–80 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 21 8 9 3 1289 88 0 4.10
1980–81 Vancouver Canucks NHL 20 6 6 4 977 62 0 3.81 .867
1980–81 Dallas Black Hawks CHL 2 1 1 0 127 8 0 3.78
1981–82 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 44 22 17 3 2538 148 3 3.50 3 1 1 208 10 0 2.88
WHA totals 67 31 21 3 3487 203 1 3.49 5 4 0 268 7 0 1.57
NHL totals 136 54 44 28 7421 425 7 3.44 .874 7 2 5 359 25 0 4.18 .837

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Hockey News:Greatest Masks of All Time. Woodley, Kevin. Gary Bromley. Pp 84-86. Retrieved Nov. 19, 2008.

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