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Bob Gainey | #23

LW | 6' 2" | 200 lb
100 Greatest Players Hockey Hall of Fame
Career
GP G A P +/-
1,160 239 262 501 201
  • Bob Gainey
  • Born: December 13, 1953
  • Birthplace: Peterborough, ON, CAN
  • Shoots: Left
  • Draft: 1973 MTL, 1st rd, 8th pk (8th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,160 239 262 501 201 585 14 27 20 35 34 1 2,094 11.4
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 1,160 239 262 501 201 585 14 27 20 35 34 1 2,094 11.4

News

Bob Gainey News

Awards

Bob Gainey Awards
Frank J. Selke Trophy
Season Team
1977-1978 Montréal Canadiens
1978-1979 Montréal Canadiens
1979-1980 Montréal Canadiens
1980-1981 Montréal Canadiens
Conn Smythe Trophy
Season Team
1978-1979 Montréal Canadiens
Stanley Cup
Season Team
1975-1976 Montréal Canadiens
1976-1977 Montréal Canadiens
1977-1978 Montréal Canadiens
1978-1979 Montréal Canadiens
1985-1986 Montréal Canadiens

Bio

Bob Gainey Bio

He had a two-inch gash on his forehead, a few inches above his left eyebrow. The eyebrow itself was stitched and swollen, but he seemed unconcerned. He smiled wearily but broadly, surrounded by rejoicing, white-shirted teammates and a gaggle of cameramen. PA announcer Claude Mouton elicited a huge roar from the Montreal Forum crowd, proclaiming the winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1979 was "Robert … 'Bob' … Gainey!"

Celebrating that news, the players lifted Gainey on their shoulders, and the crowd's roar heightened. Still smiling but eyes down, clearly embarrassed by the attention, he half-waved to the crowd as Serge Savard handed him the Stanley Cup. He hoisted it over his head, photographs were snapped and the crowd roared even louder.

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