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Mike Bossy


NHL Hall of Popularity right winger who was simply area of the NY Islanders’ early 1980s dynasty. He helped the group win four right Stanley Glass Championships from 1980 to 1983. He was chosen from the Islanders as the 15th choose in the 1977 draft, where he produced great on his guarantee to rating at least 50 goals in his 1st yr. He was within the Islanders with Bryan Trottier and Clark Gillies; these were known as the LILCO (Very long Island Lighting Business) range. He was raised in Montreal, Canada. He linked with Wayne Gretzky for probably the most profession 50+ and 60+ objective seasons.

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Full Name Mike Bossy
Date Of Birth January 22, 1957
Place Of Birth Montreal, Canada
Height 1.83 m
Weight 84 kg
Profession Hockey Player
Nationality Canadian
Spouse Lucie Bossy
Children Josiane Bossy, Tanya Bossy
Parents Dorothy Mills Bossy, Borden Bossy
Siblings Patrick Bossy, Carole Bossy, Connie Bossy, Donald Bossy, Vivienne Bossy, Rodney Bossy, Gordon Bossy, Pamela Bossy, Christopher Bossy
Awards Conn Smythe Trophy, Calder Memorial Trophy, Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
TV Shows Kraft Hockeyville
Star Sign Aquarius

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1Owns his own steakhouse named Mike Bossy's in Montreal, plus does PR work for other companies.
2In 1977-1978 set the record for most goals by a rookie with 53, which he held until Teemu Selanne broke it in 1992-1993 with 76 goals.
3The Islanders' all-time leading goal scorer with 573. Islanders' all-time power play goals with 181 and game-winning goals with 82. Scored at least 50 goals in nine consecutive seasons and 60 or more in five seasons (shared with Wayne Gretzky). First in post-season power play goals with 35. His number 22 was retired by the Islanders.
4Post-hockey occupations have been stockbroker and talk show host.
5Played right wing for the New York Islanders (1977-1987).
6Played in NHL All-Star Games (1978, 1980-1983, 1985, 1986). Calder Memorial Trophy (1978). Conn Smythe Trophy (1982). Lady Byng Trophy (1983, 1984, 1986). NHL First All-Star Team (1981-1984, 1986). NHL Second All-Star Team (1978, 1979, 1985). Canada Cup All-Star Team (1981).
7Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1991.
8Critic of hockey violence and rough play.
9The 6th of ten children.
10Voted #20 on the Hockey News list of the 50 best players of all time.
11Used to smoke 2 packs of cigarettes a day in early part of his career
12Won four consecutive Stanley Cups with the New York Islanders (1980 - 1983)



Les Boys IV2005Lui-même



The Raccoons on Ice1981TV Movie consultant: hockey scenes - uncredited



The Apprentice2010TV SeriesHimself
NHL: New York Islanders 10 Greatest Games2009Himself
2008 NHL Awards2008TV SpecialHimself
Hockeyville2006TV SeriesHimself
Ultimate Gretzky2003Video documentaryHimself
NHL 2000: A Millenium of Memories2000Video documentaryHimself
1978 NHL All-Star Game1978TV SpecialHimself - Campbell Conference Right Wing

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