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Les Binkley
Position Goaltender
Shot Right
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
170 lb (77 kg)
Teams NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
Toronto Toros
Ottawa Nationals
Cleveland Barons
Baltimore Clippers
Charlotte Clippers
Fort Wayne Komets
Toledo Mercurys
Buffalo Norsemen
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 6, 1934(1934-06-06),
Owen Sound, ON, CAN
Pro Career 1967 – 1976

Leslie John Binkley (born June 6, 1934 in Owen Sound, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender.

Playing Career

Les Binkley spent his early career in the minor leagues, reaching the NHL level in his thirties. He was the recipient of the Dudley "Red" Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL's top rookie in 1962, and was awarded the Harry "Hap" Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award four years later for allowing the least goals in the league. Binkley was the first starting goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their first season 1967-68. He left the NHL following four seasons to play in the WHA with the Ottawa Nationals and Toronto Toros. He won two Stanley Cup championships in 1991 and 1992 as a scout for the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Achievements and Awards


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