Ray Gariepy

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Ray Gariepy
1953-54 Boston Bruin.jpg
Born (1928-09-04)September 4, 1928
Toronto, ON, CAN
Died March 16, 2012(2012-03-16) (aged 83)
Barrie, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Boston Bruins
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1948–1969

Raymond Joseph "Rockabye Ray" Gariepy (September 4, 1928 – March 16, 2012) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, who played half a season for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. He also played for the Barrie Flyers of the OHA (from 1946–48), and the Buffalo Bisons AHL, Houston Huskies & Louisville Blades USHL,(1948–49)[1] and Hershey Bears (1950–53) of the AHL. In 1954-55 Ray played for the Pittsburgh Hornets that won the AHL Championship's top prize; The Calder Cup.

In 1966 he made a comeback with the senior Collingwood Georgians and then joined the senior Barrie Flyers for three seasons. After retiring in 1970 he coached the Flyers in 1970-71. He was inducted to the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame[2] in 2009.


  1. ^ "Bluegrass Hockey: Louisville Blades (USHL)". Mangodance.tripod.com. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 
  2. ^ "Raymond Joseph Gariepy – 2009 – Athlete | Barrie Sports Hall of Fame". Bshof.ca. 2012-03-17. Retrieved 2013-12-05. 

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