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Born April 16, 1963 (1963-04-16) (age 46),
Montreal, PQ, CAN
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Pro clubs Los Angeles Kings
Washington Capitals
Boston Bruins
Philadelphia Flyers
Buffalo Sabres
New York Islanders
NHL Draft 100th overall, 1983
Los Angeles Kings
Career 1984 – 2001

Garry Michael Galley (born 16 April 1963 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League from 1984 to 2001. Presently, Galley co-hosts the "More On Sports" radio program on the Team1200 in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Playing career

Galley played at Bowling Green (CCHA) from 81–82 to 83–84 and was named to the CCHA first all-star team and NCAA All-American in 1984. Galley was drafted 100th overall (5th round) by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. He played in 1,149 career NHL games, scoring 125 goals and 475 assists for 600 points. He also registered 1,218 career penalty minutes. His best offensive season was the 1993–94 season, when he registered 60 assists and 70 points, both career highs.

Galley played two and a half seasons (84–85 to 86–87) with the Los Angeles Kings before being traded to the Washington Capitals in February 1987. He played the rest of the 1986–87 season and competed in the 87–88 season with the Capitals. In July 1988, he signed as a free agent with the Boston Bruins, where he played from 1988–89 to 1991–92. Galley played in the 1991 All-Star Game. Boston traded Galley to the Philadelphia Flyers in January 1992, and he stayed with the Flyers through to the 1994–95 season, when he was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in April 1995. He played in the 1994 All-Star Game. He played with Buffalo from the end of the 1994-95 season to the 1996-97 season. He then returned to the Kings in July 1997 as a free agent. He played another 3 years with the Kings from 1997-98 to 1999-2000. He played one year for the New York Islanders for the 2000-2001 season and then retired. After he retired he moved to Ottawa, Ontario where he is working on the radio show the Team 1200. Just last year he and his family spent some time in New Orleans where he donated 50,000 dollars.

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Trade history

  • Traded to Washington by Los Angeles for Al Jensen, February 14, 1987.
  • Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 8, 1988.
  • Traded to Philadelphia by Boston with Wes Walz and Boston's 3rd round choice (Milos Holan) in 1993 Entry Draft for Gord Murphy, Brian Dobbin, Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Sergei Zholtok) in 1992 Entry Draft and 4th round choice (Charles Paquette) in 1993 Entry Draft, January 2, 1992.
  • Traded to Buffalo by Philadelphia for Petr Svoboda, April 7, 1995.
  • Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 15, 1997.
  • Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, September 25, 2000.

"Legends of Hockey". Legends of Hockey. http://www.legendsofhockey.net:8080/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=10511. Retrieved 2006-03-09.  

Post hockey career

  • Galley has pursued a career in broadcasting. In addition to a radio show on Team 1200, he is also the analyst for Ottawa Senators games on Rogers Sportsnet as well as CBC's Hockey Night in Canada.
  • On May 12, 2008, the Nepean Raiders Junior A Hockey Club announced that Garry Galley would be the new head coach for their team beginning in the 2008-09 season.

Awards

  • CCHA First All-Star Team (1983, 1984)
  • NCAA East First All-American Team (1984)
  • NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1984)
  • Played in NHL All-Star Game (1991, 1994)

Career statistics

                                            --- Regular Season ---  ---- Playoffs ----
Season   Team                       LEAGUE  GP    G    A  PTS  PIM  GP   G   A PTS PIM
----
1981-82  Bowling Green State U.      NCAA   42    3   36   39   48
1982-83  Bowling Green State U.      NCAA   40   17   29   46   40
1983-84  Bowling Green State U.      NCAA   44   15   52   67   61
1984-85  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    78    8   30   38   82   3   1   0   1   2
1985-86  New Haven Nighthawks        AHL     4    2    6    8    6  --  --  --  --  --
1985-86  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    49    9   13   22   46  --  --  --  --  --
1986-87  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    30    5   11   16   57  --  --  --  --  --
1986-87  Washington Capitals         NHL    18    1   10   11   10   2   0   0   0   0
1987-88  Washington Capitals         NHL    58    7   23   30   44  13   2   4   6  13
1988-89  Boston Bruins               NHL    78    8   22   30   80   9   0   1   1  33
1989-90  Boston Bruins               NHL    71    8   27   35   75  21   3   3   6  34
1990-91  Boston Bruins               NHL    70    6   21   27   84  16   1   5   6  17
1991-92  Boston Bruins               NHL    38    2   12   14   83  --  --  --  --  --
1991-92  Philadelphia Flyers         NHL    39    3   15   18   34  --  --  --  --  --
1992-93  Philadelphia Flyers         NHL    83   13   49   62  115  --  --  --  --  --
1993-94  Philadelphia Flyers         NHL    81   10   60   70   91  --  --  --  --  --
1994-95  Philadelphia Flyers         NHL    33    2   20   22   20  --  --  --  --  --
1994-95  Buffalo Sabres              NHL    14    1    9   10   10   5   0   3   3   4
1995-96  Buffalo Sabres              NHL    78   10   44   54   81  --  --  --  --  --
1996-97  Buffalo Sabres              NHL    71    4   34   38  102  12   0   6   6  14
1997-98  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    74    9   28   37   63   4   0   1   1   2
1998-99  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    60    4   12   16   30  --  --  --  --  --
1999-00  Los Angeles Kings           NHL    70    9   21   30   52   4   0   0   0   0
2000-01  New York Islanders          NHL    56    6   14   20   59  --  --  --  --  --
----
         NHL Totals                       1149  125  475  600 1218  89   7  23  30 119

"IHDB". Internet Hockey Data Base. http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/viewastext.php?97d46677=2386a4ce&pid=1827. Retrieved 2006-03-08.  

International play

Galley played for Canada at the 1993 World Championship in Munich, where the Canadian squad placed fourth (8-1-2-3-0) under head coach Mike Keenan. He won silver (losing to the Czech Republic 4-2) in the World Men's Championship (IIHF) in 1996 under head coach Tom Renney. "Hockey Canada". Hockey Canada Profiles. http://www.hockeycanada.ca/index.cfm/ci_id/4720/la_id/1.htm. Retrieved 2006-03-08.  

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