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Garnet Bailey
Garnet Bailey
Left Wing
Number: 12
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 192
Shoots: Left
Born: Jun 13, 1948
Birthplace: Lloydminster, SK, Canada
Acquired: Traded to Detroit by Boston with future considerations (Murray Wing, June 4, 1973) for Gary Doak on March 1, 1973.
Drafted: BOS / 1966 NHL Amateur Draft
Round: 3rd (13th overall)
Garnet Bailey is one of a select few to play on the same team as Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky. Bailey made his first NHL appearance with Orr's Bruins in 1968 and played one season with Gretzky's Edmonton Oilers in the WHA in 1978-79.

The second Ace Bailey (no relation to Toronto's Ace of the 1920s and 1930s) was not the offensive star his predecessor was. But the tough winger did score some timely goals, none more so than his game-winner in the first game of the 1972 Stanley Cup finals against the New York Rangers.

Bailey won two Cups with Boston and then ended his career in the Oilers' organization, the WHA team that had drafted him in 1972 because of his junior days with the Edmonton Oil Kings. He also played for Detroit, St. Louis and Washington, three franchises that never made the playoffs during the six seasons he was on those teams during their worst years.

After a brief stay as a player with the Houston Apollos, the Oilers farm team in the CHL, Bailey retired and was named the Houston head coach. He was later a scout with Edmonton, from 1981 through 1994. Helping build the team's dynasty and developing a new era of future Hall of Famers, notably Mark Messier, Paul Coffey, and Grant Fuhr.

Sadly, Bailey was one of the passengers on board United Airlines Flight 175 that crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, during the September 11, 2001 attacks.

At the time of his death, Bailey was working as director of pro scouting for the Los Angeles Kings. In his memory, the Los Angeles Kings named their new mascot "Bailey". His family founded the Ace Bailey Children's Foundation in his honor and memory. The foundation raises funds to benefit hospitalized children, infants and their families.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 49 36 9 4 161 110 76
2 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
3 NYR 51 28 18 5 146 132 61
4 TBL 50 28 18 4 131 115 60
5 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
6 NYI 49 26 17 6 134 121 58
7 DET 51 25 18 8 125 130 58
8 NJD 52 26 20 6 117 118 58
9 PIT 49 25 17 7 126 122 57
10 PHI 49 23 18 8 117 128 54
11 CAR 52 23 21 8 124 138 54
12 MTL 52 24 24 4 137 141 52
13 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
14 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
15 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47
16 CBJ 53 20 28 5 133 167 45

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
D. Larkin 50 17 18 23 35
H. Zetterberg 51 9 25 2 34
T. Tatar 50 14 16 -3 30
G. Nyquist 51 14 13 -4 27
J. Abdelkader 51 14 12 -4 26
P. Datsyuk 36 6 18 10 24
M. Green 45 3 17 -8 20
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
D. DeKeyser 47 6 8 10 14
R. Sheahan 50 7 6 -15 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 18 10 4 .931 2.06
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89