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Canada Clark Gillies

#90 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 87/88
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
-
Highlights
2-time NHL First All-Star Team 2
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4
1-time WHL First All-Star Team 1

Gillies, 67, died on January 21, 2022, of cancer.
Nephew: Colton Gillies
Son-in-law: Justin Bourne
Brother-in-law: Bob Bourne

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1971-72 Regina Pats WCHL 68 31 48 79 199 - | Playoffs 15 5 10 15 49 -
1972-73 Regina Pats WCHL 68 40 52 92 192 - | Playoffs 4 0 3 3 34 -
1973-74 Regina Pats WCHL 65 46 66 112 179 - | Playoffs 16 9 8 17 32 -
1974-75 New York Islanders NHL 80 25 22 47 66 -4 | Playoffs 17 4 2 6 36 -
1975-76 New York Islanders NHL 80 34 27 61 96 20 | Playoffs 13 2 4 6 16 -
1976-77 New York Islanders NHL 70 33 22 55 93 18 | Playoffs 12 4 4 8 15 -
1977-78 New York Islanders “C” NHL 80 35 50 85 76 49 | Playoffs 7 2 0 2 15 -
1978-79 New York Islanders “C” NHL 75 35 56 91 68 57 | Playoffs 10 1 2 3 11 -
1979-80 New York Islanders NHL 73 19 35 54 49 29 | Playoffs 21 6 10 16 63 -
1980-81 New York Islanders NHL 80 33 45 78 99 26 | Playoffs 18 6 9 15 28 -
1981-82 New York Islanders NHL 79 38 39 77 75 39 | Playoffs 19 8 6 14 34 -
Canada CC 7 2 5 7 8 - |
1982-83 New York Islanders NHL 70 21 20 41 76 9 | Playoffs 8 0 2 2 10 -
1983-84 New York Islanders NHL 76 12 16 28 65 5 | Playoffs 21 12 7 19 19 -
1984-85 New York Islanders NHL 54 15 17 32 73 0 | Playoffs 10 1 0 1 9 -
1985-86 New York Islanders NHL 55 4 10 14 55 -8 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 6 -
1986-87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 61 10 17 27 81 0 |
1987-88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 25 5 2 7 51 1 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 25 -3
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1973-74 Regina Pats M-Cup 3 1 3 4 19 - |
1978-79 NHL All-Stars Challenge Cup '79 3 1 2 3 2 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 1 7 2 5 7 1.00 8 - | 0
Challenge Cup '79 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 2 - | 0
M-Cup 1 3 1 3 4 1.33 19 - | 0
NHL 14 958 319 378 697 0.73 1 023 241 | 13 164 47 47 94 0.57 287 -3
WCHL (WHL) 3 201 117 166 283 1.41 570 - | 3 35 14 21 35 1.00 115 -
* Some data is missing to provide a correct summary.
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Billy Smith (G) 1974-1986 12 Canada, New York Islanders
Denis Potvin (D) 1974-1986 12 Canada, NHL All-Stars, New York Islanders
Bob Nystrom (F) 1974-1986 12 New York Islanders
Bob Bourne (F) 1974-1986 12 New York Islanders

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1974, 1 #7 overall by Edmonton Oilers in the WHA Secret Amateur Draft

Number 9 retired by New York Islanders

Number 9 retired by Regina Pats

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

Clark Gillies won 4 straight Stanley Cups with the Islanders from 1980-83. He was selected 4th overall in 1974 after scoring 112 points with the Regina Pats. The big power forward was a 6x 30-goal scorer and reached the 75-point mark in 4 seasons. Gillies retired in 1988 with 319 goals and 378 assists. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2002. Inducted into New York State Hockey Hall of Fame -- 2022

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