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|1980 NHL DRAFT PICK|
Selected in eighth round
164 overall by New York Islanders
Height: 5-10 Weight: 185
|BEFORE THE DRAFT|
Birthplace: Nelson, British Columbia (Canada)
Nelson, British Columbia
PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
BCJHL Mowat Cup (Playoff Championship): 1980 (Penticton)
Penticton Most Improved Player: 1979-80
|Never played in NHL.|
AWARDS AND HONORS
Scouting Career: Named Edmonton pro scout
prior to 2001-02 season and remained in that position through 2006-07 season.
|Post-Draft Teams: Penticton (BCJHL); Northern
Michigan (CCHA); Kalamazoo (IHL)|
AWARDS AND HONORS
NCAA Championship: 1991 (Northern Michigan) (as assistant coach)
Northern Michigan Tri-Captain: 1982-83, 1983-84, 1984-85
Penticton Most Inspirational Player: 1980-81
Coaching Career: Named Northern Michigan (WCHA) part-time assistant
coach prior to 1986-87 season and held position through 1988-89
season. ... Named Northern Michigan (WCHA) assistant coach prior
to 1989-90 season and remained in position until June 1996. ...
Named Estevan (SJHL) head coach in June 1996 and held position through 1996-97 season. ... Named Cowichan (BCJHL)
head coach prior to 1997-98 season and remained in that position through 1997-98 season. ... Named Hamilton (AHL) assistant coach prior to 1998-99 season and remained in
position through 2000-01 season.
Management Career: Named Cowichan (BCJHL) assistant general manager
prior to 1997-98 season and remained in that position through 1997-98 season.
Education: Majored in physical education with minor in health at
Northern Michigan University. ... Also earned M.A. in physical education from
Northern Michigan University while coaching at school.
Miscellaneous: Led Northern Michigan with 78 penalty minutes as a
freshman in 1981-82. ... Served as coordinator of Northern Michigan University
summer hockey camp during years as school's assistant coach. Continued to work
as director of Hockey Midwest Conditioning and Skills Camp, based in
Marquette, Mich., through summer 2003.
Personal: Full name is Morrison Gare. ... Younger brother of former NHL
player Danny Gare. ... Son of former minor-leaguer Ernie Gare Sr., who also
coached at Notre Dame University in British Columbia, and in the minor
leagues. ... Younger brother of former minor-leaguer Ernie Gare Jr., who
became an NHL scout with Boston and N.Y. Rangers. ... Uncle of college player Lanny Gare.
... Brother-in-law of former NHL head coach Tom Renney.
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