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Phil Goyette
Position Centre
Shot Left
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
170 lb (77 kg)
Teams Montreal Canadiens
New York Rangers
St. Louis Blues
Buffalo Sabres
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1933-10-31)October 31, 1933,
Lachine, QC, CA
Pro Career 1956 – 1972

Philippe Goyette (born 31 October, 1933 in Lachine, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey centreman who played in the NHL for 16 seasons between 1956 and 1972.

Playing Career

Goyette played 941 career NHL games, scoring 207 goals and 467 assists for 674 points. His best offensive season was the 1969–70 season when, as a member of the St. Louis Blues, he scored 29 goals and 49 assists for 78 points (all career highs).

Life After the NHL

Phil served as the first coach of the New York Islanders, but was replaced midway through his first season with the team. He never coached again, leaving his NHL coaching record at 6–38–4.

Career Achievements and Records


Preceded by
Alex Delvecchio
Winner of the Lady Byng Trophy
Succeeded by
John Bucyk

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