Garry Michael Galley


Athlete : Hockey
Year Inducted: 2010
Date of Birth: April 16th, 1963
Born in: Montreal, Quebec

Born in Montreal in 1963, the Galley family moved to Ottawa when Garry was 13; he played his minor hockey locally with the Pinecrest Selects ,Ottawa 79’s and the CJHL Gloucester Rangers. Playing for Bowling Green State University from 1981 to ’84,Galley set defenceman scoring records and was named MVP and selected as an All-Star several times. The Falcons were NCAA Champions in 1984.  His NHL career lasted from 1984 to 2001; Galley played for the Los Angeles Kings, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, Philadelphia Flyers and New York Islanders. In 1149 games, he accumulated 599 points, including 125 goals. Galley’s NHL playoff statistics include 89 games, 7 goals and 30 points. Galley played in two NHL All-Star games (’91 and ’94) and for Canada at the World Championships in ’93 and’96. In retirement, he remains involved in minor hockey in Ottawa and is a broadcaster for NHL games on radio and TV.