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Canada Danny Gare
a.k.a. "Daniel Gare"
#18 Edmonton Oilers / NHL - 86/87
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Grégory Hofmann - - - -
2. Jonathan Dahlén - - - -
3. Noel Acciari - - - -
4. Sebastian Aho - - - -
5. Mikey Anderson - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
67
Height
5'9" / 175 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
176 lbs / 80 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time Canada Cup Champion 1

Father: Ernie Gare, Sr.
Brothers: Ernie Gare, Jr. & Morey Gare
Brother-in-law: Tom Renney
Nephew: Lanny Gare

Danny Gare was selected 29th overall in 1974 after scoring 127 points with the Calgary Centennials. He debuted with Buffalo the next year and scored 31 goals and 62 points. He improved to 50 goals and 73 points in 1976 and won a Canada Cup in 1977. Gare later set career highs in 1980 with 56 goals and 89 points. He also captained the Sabres from 1978-81 and the Red Wings from 1983-86. The 2x All-Star retired in 1987 with 354 goals and 331 assists.

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1971-72 Calgary Centennials WCHL 56 10 17 27 15 | Playoffs 13 1 1 2 2
1972-73 Calgary Centennials WCHL 65 45 43 88 107 | Playoffs 6 5 5 10 18
1973-74 Calgary Centennials WCHL 65 68 59 127 238 | Playoffs 14 10 12 22 53
1974-75 Buffalo Sabres NHL 78 31 31 62 75 40 | Playoffs 17 7 6 13 19
1975-76 Buffalo Sabres NHL 79 50 23 73 129 32 | Playoffs 9 5 2 7 21
1976-77 Buffalo Sabres NHL 35 11 15 26 73 7 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 18
Canada CC 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
1977-78 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 69 39 38 77 95 32 | Playoffs 8 4 6 10 37
1978-79 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 71 27 40 67 90 18 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 9
1979-80 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 76 56 33 89 90 49 | Playoffs 14 4 7 11 35
1980-81 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 73 46 39 85 109 12 | Playoffs 3 3 0 3 8
1981-82 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 22 7 14 21 25 0 |
Detroit Red Wings NHL 36 13 9 22 74 -4 |
Canada CC 7 1 5 6 2 |
1982-83 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 79 26 35 61 107 -16 |
1983-84 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 63 13 13 26 147 3 | Playoffs 4 2 0 2 38
1984-85 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 71 27 29 56 163 5 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 10
1985-86 Detroit Red Wings “C” NHL 57 7 9 16 102 -19 |
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers NHL 18 1 3 4 6 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1993-94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
1994-95 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 2 8 1 5 6 0.75 2 0 | 0
NHL 13 827 354 331 685 0.83 1285 161 | 9 64 25 21 46 0.72 195 -
WCHL (WHL) 3 186 123 119 242 1.30 360 - | 3 33 16 18 34 1.03 73 -
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Player Period Teams
Jim Schoenfeld (D) 1974-1983 9 Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings
Derek Smith (F) 1975-1983 8 Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings
Craig Ramsay (F) 1974-1982 8 Buffalo Sabres
Gilbert Perreault (F) 1974-1982 8 Buffalo Sabres, Canada

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1974, 1 #11 overall by Winnipeg Jets in the WHA Secret Amateur Draft

Number 18 retired by Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for Buffalo Sabres

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