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Born June 2, 1959(1959-06-02),
Oshawa, ON, CAN
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Pro clubs Edmonton Oilers
Los Angeles Kings
Buffalo Sabres
St. Louis Blues
Ntl. team  Canada
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1979 – 1997

Charles "Charlie" Huddy (born June 2, 1959 in Oshawa, Ontario) is a former NHL defenceman and former assistant coach of the Edmonton Oilers. He is also one of only seven Edmonton Oilers to be a member of all 5 of the franchise's Stanley Cup-winning teams 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988,1990.

His greatest success came with the Oilers with whom he played from the start of his career in the 1980–81 season until the end of the 1990–91 season. He would tally 368 points in 694 regular season games, and 77 points in 138 playoff games.

After he left Edmonton, Huddy would play four seasons with the Los Angeles Kings, which included former Oilers, Wayne Gretzky, Jari Kurri, Marty McSorley, and Paul Coffey. He played an important role in LA's march to the 1993 Stanley Cup Finals. Huddy would later finish his career with the St. Louis Blues and Buffalo Sabres, eventually retiring after the 1996–97 campaign.

He previously held an assistant coaching position with the New York Rangers, and was the head coach of the ECHL Huntington Blizzard. Charlie was relived of his in edmonton as an assistant coach duties with the coaching changes that took place on May 26, 2009. He is currently an assistant coach with the Dallas Stars.

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Preceded by
first winner
Winner of the NHL Plus/Minus Award
Succeeded by
Wayne Gretzky


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