Selected by the Minnesota North Stars 54thy overall in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft, Giles had two tours with the North Stars (1979–86 and 1987–91). He played for the New York Rangers from November 1986 to November 1987. During each tour, his steady defensive play helped guide the North Stars to finals appearances in 1981 and 1991.
In all he played 895 NHL games, scoring 43 goals and 199 assists. In the playoffs, he played 103 games and scored 6 goals and 16 assists.
He currently serves as the head hockey coach at Edina High School, Minnesota.
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Awards and achievements
- WCHA First All-Star Team (1978 & 1979)
- NCAA West First All-American Team (1978 & 1979)
- World Championship Bronze Medalist (1987)
- Olympic silver Medalist (1992)
- “Honoured Member” of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
- Curt Giles's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Curt Giles's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Curt Giles's biography at Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame
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