Clark Gillies was a Canadian professional ice hockey player know all about his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Daughter and Career Earnings
Clark Gillies Biography
|Real Name||Clark Gillies|
|Date of Birth ( Birthday )||7 April 1954|
|Died||21 January 2022|
|Place of Birth||Moose Jaw, Canada|
|Spouse / Partner||Pam|
|Children||Brianna Bourne ( Daughter )|
|Mother||Name not Known|
|Father||Name not Known|
|Siblings||Name not Known|
|Profession||Canadian ice hockey player|
Clark “Jethro” Gillies 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. With the Islanders he won the Stanley Cup four years in a row from 1980 to 1983. In 958 career games, Gillies recorded 319 goals, 378 assists, and 1023 penalty minutes. He was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2002.
Clark Gillies Parents and Family
Gillies grew up in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Starting skating around the age of four, Gillies father insisted he learn to skate and keep his balance before allowing him to bring a hockey stick onto the ice. He began playing ice hockey casually at the age of six and in organized leagues at the age of seven. He played with a local team in Moose Jaw until it ceased operation. As one of the bigger players on the ice, he was often engaged in fights with players on other teams, which he felt added to the fun of playing.
Clark Gillies Wife
Gillies was married to Pam Gillies, who is also from Moose Jaw. The Cuple have a daughter together named Brianna Bourne.They lived in Greenlawn, New York.
Clark Gillies Net Worth
Clark Gillies was a Canadian professional ice hockey player has an estimated Net Worth around $7 Million in 2022.
|Net Worth ( 2022 )||$7 Million|
|Income Source||Canadian ice hockey player|
|Annual Income / Salary||Under Review|
Clark Gillies Net Worth
Gillies’ first professional sports experience was in baseball. In 1970, at 16, Gillies signed with the Houston Astros and played three years of minor league baseball in Covington, Virginia.
He hit .241 in 86 games as a catcher/first baseman.He platooned at first base in 1972 with future Islander teammate Bob Bourne.Gillies suffered from home sickness and continued to play hockey during the off season.
Later in 1974, the Islanders made Gillies their first-round selection in the 1974 NHL draft, taking him fourth overall. Gillies was also selected by the World Hockey Association’s Edmonton Oilers in the WHA draft, but signed with the Islanders, making the team out of training camp.It was during his rookie season of 1974–75, in the playoffs, that Gillies established himself as one of the toughest players in the National Hockey League (NHL), pummeling Philadelphia Flyers enforcer Dave Schultz.
During the 1980 playoffs, Gillies got the best of Terry O’Reilly, one of the Boston Bruins’ toughest players, several times, helping to fuel the Islanders’ drive to the Stanley Cup. Gillies was used during this series as the Islanders’ chief protector and enforcer, and in taking on this role, Gillies allowed his team to battle through a violent series with the Bruins. Gillies, now totally comfortable with his role with the team, prospered individually and collectively, as the Islanders won four consecutive Stanley Cups during Gillies’ tenure.
On December 7, 1996, Gillies’ No. 9 was retired by the Islanders.In 2002 Gillies was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.He was also inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame.