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Canada Butch Goring
a.k.a. "Robert Goring"
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3. Kirill Tyutyayev - - - -
4. Shawn Element - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C
Age
71
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Weight
170 lbs / 77 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time NHL Gentleman Conduct (Lady Byng Trophy) 1
1-time NHL Sportsmanship Award (Bill Masterton Trophy) 1
4-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 4
1-time NHL Stanley Cup MVP (Conn Smythe Trophy) 1

Goring won 4 straight Stanley Cups and a Conn Smythe with the Islanders in the early 1980s. The 5'9 center was an 11x 20-goal scorer and posted 60 points in 8 seasons. He also won a Bill Masterton and Lady Byng Trophy and retired with 375 goals and 513 assists in 1,107 games. His 102 career penalty minutes are the fewest in NHL history by a player with over 820 games.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1965-66 West Kildonan North Stars MJHL - - - - - |
Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 3 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 0 1 1 0
1966-67 Winnipeg Rangers MJHL 51 35 31 66 2 | Playoffs 8 2 6 8 0
1967-68 Hull Volants QSHL 39 16 41 57 4 |
Winnipeg Jets CMJHL 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 1 2 1 3 0
1968-69 Winnipeg Jets WCHL 39 42 33 75 0 |
1969-70 Los Angeles Kings NHL 59 13 23 36 8 -15 |
Springfield Kings AHL 19 13 7 20 0 |
1970-71 Los Angeles Kings NHL 19 2 5 7 2 4 |
Springfield Kings AHL 40 23 32 55 4 | Playoffs 12 11 14 25 0
1971-72 Los Angeles Kings NHL 74 21 29 50 2 -10 |
1972-73 Los Angeles Kings NHL 67 28 31 59 2 0 |
1973-74 Los Angeles Kings NHL 70 28 33 61 2 2 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 0
1974-75 Los Angeles Kings NHL 60 27 33 60 6 26 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
1975-76 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 33 40 73 8 0 | Playoffs 9 2 3 5 4
1976-77 Los Angeles Kings NHL 78 30 55 85 6 10 | Playoffs 9 7 5 12 0
1977-78 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 37 36 73 2 -4 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2
1978-79 Los Angeles Kings NHL 80 36 51 87 16 -20 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0
1979-80 Los Angeles Kings NHL 69 20 48 68 12 -21 |
New York Islanders NHL 12 6 5 11 2 7 | Playoffs 21 7 12 19 2
1980-81 New York Islanders NHL 78 23 37 60 0 4 | Playoffs 18 10 10 20 6
1981-82 New York Islanders NHL 67 15 17 32 10 -3 | Playoffs 19 6 5 11 12
Canada CC 7 3 2 5 4 |
1982-83 New York Islanders NHL 75 19 20 39 8 10 | Playoffs 20 4 8 12 4
1983-84 New York Islanders NHL 71 22 24 46 8 9 | Playoffs 21 1 5 6 2
1984-85 New York Islanders NHL 29 2 5 7 2 -11 |
Boston Bruins NHL 39 13 21 34 6 -8 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 0
1986-87 Nova Scotia Oilers AHL 10 3 5 8 2 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1967-68 St. Boniface Mohawks Allan Cup 12 5 6 11 2 |
1968-69 Dauphin Kings M-Cup 12 8 8 16 5 |
Regina Pats M-Cup 2 2 3 5 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1982-83 New York Islanders NHL Player-Asst. Coach
1983-84 New York Islanders NHL Player-Asst. Coach
1984-85 New York Islanders NHL Player-Asst. Coach
1985-86 Boston Bruins NHL Head Coach
1986-87 Boston Bruins NHL Head Coach Replaced by Terry O'Reilly
1988-89 Spokane Chiefs WHL Head Coach Replaced midseason
1990-91 Capital District Islanders AHL Head Coach
1991-92 Capital District Islanders AHL Head Coach
1992-93 Capital District Islanders AHL Head Coach
1993-94 Las Vegas Thunder IHL Head Coach
1994-95 Denver Grizzlies IHL Head Coach
1995-96 Utah Grizzlies IHL GM/Head Coach
1996-97 Utah Grizzlies IHL Head Coach
1997-98 Utah Grizzlies IHL Head Coach
1998-99 Utah Grizzlies IHL Head Coach
1999-00 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach
Canada WC Asst. Coach
2000-01 New York Islanders NHL Head Coach Replaced by Lorne Henning midseason
2001-02 Anchorage Aces WCHL Head Coach Replaced by Walt Poddubny
Frankfurt Lions DEL Head Coach Replaced Doug Bradley in February
2002-03 Krefeld Pinguine DEL Dir. of Hockey Operations
Krefeld Pinguine DEL Head Coach Replaced Chris Valentine in December
2003-04 Krefeld Pinguine DEL Head Coach Replaced by Harald Vasiliev
2004-05 DEG Metro Stars DEL Head Coach Replaced Michael Komma in October
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 69 39 44 83 1.20 6 - | 1 12 11 14 25 2.08 0 -
Allan Cup 1 12 5 6 11 0.92 2 - | 0
CC 1 7 3 2 5 0.71 4 - | 0
M-Cup 1 14 10 11 21 1.50 5 - | 0
MJHL 2 54 35 31 66 1.22 2 - | 2 11 2 7 9 0.82 0 -
NHL 16 1107 375 513 888 0.80 102 -20 | 12 134 38 50 88 0.66 32 -
QSHL 1 39 16 41 57 1.46 4 - | 0
CMJHL (WHL) 2 39 42 33 75 1.92 0 - | 1 1 2 1 3 3.00 0 -
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Juha Widing (F) 1969-1977 8 Los Angeles Kings
Billy Smith (G) 1970-1985 8 Canada (CC), Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders, Springfield Indians
Victor Venasky (F) 1972-1979 7 Los Angeles Kings
Rogatien Vachon (G) 1971-1978 7 Los Angeles Kings

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Number 91 retired by New York Islanders

Cult/Star player for Los Angeles Kings

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Cult/Star player for West Kildonan North Stars

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