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Butch Goring

Canadian, born October 22, 1949, in St. Boniface, Manitoba

Draft Year 1969 Draft Round: Position:C
         
Selected by: Los Angeles Overall Pick: 51 Age:19

Drafted off roster of Dauphin Kings (MJHL)
Scored 150 goals in 40 minor-hockey games as a 12-year-old with Glenwood Bears. ...  Left Winnipeg after 39 games in 1968-69 when he was leading the WCHL in scoring so he could join Canadian National Team. • FULL PROFILE

Butch Goring
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