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Curtis Jon Giles (born October 30, 1958) is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He was born in The Pas, Manitoba.

Giles played with the University of Minnesota-Duluth from 1975-79. He was on the WCHA First All-Star Team and the NCAA West All-American Team in 1977-78 and 1978-79.

Selected by the Minnesota North Stars 54thy overall in the 1978 NHL Entry Draft, Giles had two tours with the North Stars (1979–86 and 1987–91). He played for the New York Rangers from November 1986 to November 1987. During each tour, his steady defensive play helped guide the North Stars to finals appearances in 1981 and 1991.

In 1991-92 Giles played for the Canadian Olympic Team that won a silver medal at the 1992 Olympics. He then signed with the St. Louis Blues for one and a half seasons before retiring in 1993.

In all he played 895 NHL games, scoring 43 goals and 199 assists. In the playoffs, he played 103 games and scored 6 goals and 16 assists.

He currently serves as the head hockey coach at Edina High School, Minnesota.

Preceded by
Craig Hartsburg
Minnesota North Stars captains
Succeeded by
Mark Tinordi

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