Docs Menu

Clark Gillies

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

Clark “Jethro” Gillies (born April 7, 1954) provided both physical presence and offensive punch for the National Hockey League’s New York Islanders during their four-year run as Stanley Cup champions. In a career that spanned 958 games, Gillies notched 319 goals, 378 assists, and 1023 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)

Clark Gillies Statistics

Deeper Dive

Achievements

  • 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

Sources