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Clark Gillies

Born:April 7, 1954Draft:1974 Islanders 4th Overall
Hometown:Moose Jaw, SaskatchewanPosition:LW
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Clark “Jethro” Gillies (April 7, 1954 – January 21, 2022) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He played for the New York Islanders and Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League between 1974 and 1988. He served as captain of the Islanders from 1977 to 1979, and won the Stanley Cup four years in a row with them, from 1980 to 1983. In 958 career games, Gillies recorded 319 goals, 378 assists, and 1,023 penalty minutes. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2002.

Clark Gillies
MONTREAL, CANADA – CIRCA 1983: Clark Gillies #9 of the New York Islanders sets up a screen in front of the net during a game against the Montreal Canadiens Circa 1983 at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  • NHL All-Star Game — 1978
  • NHL First All-Star Team — 1978, 1979
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983
  • Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame — 2002