Warning: You are not logged in. Your IP address will be publicly visible if you make any edits. If you log in or create an account, your edits will be attributed to your username, along with other benefits. Anti-spam check. Do not fill this in!==Playing Career== After playing his junior hockey with the [[Niagara Falls Flyers]] of the [[Ontario Hockey Association]], Dornhoefer made his NHL debut with the [[Boston Bruins]] in the [[1963–64 Boston Bruins season|1963-64 season]], playing in 32 games, scoring twelve goals and ten assists. He finished fourth in voting for the [[Calder Memorial Trophy]]. After that promising start, he was little used by Boston thereafter and spend most of the next three seasons in the minor leagues, principally with the [[Hershey Bears]] of the [[American Hockey League]]. ===Philadelphia Flyers=== Dornhoefer was left unprotected in the [[1967 NHL Expansion Draft]]. The Philadelphia Flyers selected him with in the 13th round, and he would never play with another team. In [[1967–68 NHL season|that first year]] with Philadelphia, Dornhoefer scored 13 goals and 43 points while accumulating 134 penalty minutes and gaining a reputation as a hard hitting, grinding left winger with a touch for scoring. Two seasons later he reached the 20-goal plateau for the first time, a mark he would achieve in five seasons. In [[1972–73 NHL season|1973]] he had his best season, scoring 30 goals and 49 assists for 79 points and being named to play in the All-Star Game. The most famous play of his career came in the 1973 Stanley Cup playoffs when he scored a crucial overtime goal against the [[Minnesota North Stars]] on a solo rush. The goal was memorialized on a statue at the [[Wachovia Spectrum]], which closed in 2009. Although hampered by injuries throughout his career in consequence of his bruising style, Dornhoefer remained an effective scorer through his penultimate season, and was named to play in the All-Star Game again in [[1976–77 NHL season|1977]] after finishing the regular season with a +47 plus/minus mark. The season thereafter, missing nearly half the season through injury, his scoring touch disappeared completely, and he retired after the 1978 playoffs. Dornhoefer played in 787 games over 14 seasons, scoring 214 goals and 328 assists for 542 points, adding 1291 penalty minutes. At the time of his retirement he was second only to [[Bobby Clarke]] as the team's all time leading scorer, and still ranks tenth in that category. His eleven seasons with Philadelphia are surpassed only by Clarke, [[Bill Barber]] and [[Rick MacLeish]], and on a team iconic for its brawling ways, Dornhoefer is eighth in franchise penalty minutes. Summary: Please note that all contributions to the Ice Hockey Wiki are considered to be released under the CC-BY-SA Cancel Editing help (opens in new window) Retrieved from "https://icehockey.fandom.com/wiki/Gary_Dornhoefer"