|Born:||October 22, 1949||Draft:||1969 Kings 51st Overall|
|Hometown:||St. Boniface, Manitoba||Position:||C|
|Known For:||Four Stanley Cups||Shoots/Catches:||Left|
Robert Thomas “Butch” Goring (born October 22, 1949) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders and Boston Bruins. He is a four-time Stanley Cup winner with the Islanders. Since retiring as a player he has served as head coach of both the Bruins and Islanders. He currently serves as the Islanders’ television color commentator on MSG Network alongside Islanders play-by-play announcer Brendan Burke.
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- MJHL Championship — 1969
- AHL Calder Cup — 1971
- Bill Masterson Trophy — 1978
- Lady Byng Memorial Trophy — 1978
- Conn Smythe Trophy — 1980
- NHL All-Star Game — 1980
- Stanley Cup Champion — 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
- Inducted into Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame — 1992
- No. 91 Retired by Islanders — 2020
Lifelong storyteller and experienced hockey reporter that has covered everything from major juniors to the NHL. Worked for various newspapers across Minnesota and North Dakota, and now covering the Colorado Avalanche for THW.