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Lorne Henning

Lorne Henning (Hockey.  Born, Melfort, Sask., Feb. 22, 1952.)  When Al Arbour retired (for the second time) as coach of the Islanders, Lorne Edward Henning was chosen as his successor June 20, 1994.  Henning earlier was the Isles’ second-round draft pick in 1972, the 17th overall choice, and played center for nine years, retiring in 1981.  […]

Butch Goring

Butch Goring (Hockey.  Born, St. Boniface, Man., Oct. 22, 1949.)  Robert Thomas Goring’s addition late in the 1979-80 season has justifiably been seen as a critical piece to propelling the Islanders to their four straight Stanley Cup championships.  Goring was acquired from Los Angeles (for Billy Harris and Dave Lewis) Mar. 10, 1980.  He scored […]

Al Arbour

Al Arbour (Hockey.  Born, Sudbury, Ont., Nov. 1, 1932.)  Alger Joseph Arbour achieved milestones as coach of the New York Islanders that have made him one of the legendary figures in the history of the National Hockey League.  After a 12-year career as an N.H.L. defenseman, Arbour coached the St. Louis Blues for parts of […]

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