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Jim Dorey
Jimdorey
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
190 lb (86 kg)
Teams Phoenix Roadrunners (WHL)
Tulsa Oilers (CPHL)
Rochester Americans (AHL)
Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL)
New York Rangers (NHL)
New England Whalers (WHA)
Toronto Toros (WHA)
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
Philadelphia Firebirds (AHL)
New Haven Nighthawks (AHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born August 17 1947 (1947-08-17) (age 69),
Kingston, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 23rd overall, 1964
Toronto Maple Leafs
Pro Career 1967 – 1981


Jim Dorey (born August 17, 1947 in Kingston, Ontario) is a retired former professional ice hockey player who played over 650 professional games in the National Hockey League and World Hockey Association.

Dorey was a defenseman who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers in the NHL. He also had a long career in the WHA playing for New England Whalers, Toronto Toros and Quebec Nordiques and played on two Avco World Trophy winning teams.

Dorey’s NHL debut was a noteworthy one. On October 16, 1968 playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Pittsburgh Penguins he was to set, what was at the time, the NHL single-game record of 48 penalty minutes. His rugged, aggressive style was to cement him as a Leaf mainstay for the next four seasons. Coveted by the New York Rangers he was traded to New York for Pierre Jarry in 1971 because Leaf management suspected he might be about to jump to the fledgling WHA. Dorey played just one game with the Rangers before suffering a separated shoulder. This was to be his last NHL game as that summer he signed with the WHA’s New England Whalers. Dorey went on to be a WHA star for the entire seven seasons of the league’s existence.

After his retirement he coached the Kingston Canadians (later Kingston Frontenacs) of the Ontario Hockey League. He was inducted into the Kingston and District Sports Hall of Fame.


Career statistics Edit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1963–64 Niagara Falls Flyers OHA 21 1 0 1 4 - - - - -
1965–66 London Nationals OHA 47 5 20 25 168 - - - - -
1966–67 London Nationals OHA 48 8 41 49 196 6 2 7 9 24
1967–68 Phoenix Roadrunners WHL 4 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
1967–68 Tulsa Oilers CPHL 35 4 24 28 81 11 3 5 8 15
1967–68 Rochester Americans AHL 20 0 3 3 16 - - - - -
1968–69 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 61 8 22 30 200 4 0 1 1 21
1969–70 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 46 6 11 17 99 - - - - -
1970–71 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 74 7 22 29 198 6 0 1 1 19
1971–72 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 50 4 19 23 56 - - - - -
1971-72 New York Rangers NHL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1972–73 New England Whalers WHA 75 7 56 63 95 15 3 16 19 41
1973–74 New England Whalers WHA 77 6 40 46 134 6 0 6 6 26
1974–75 New England Whalers WHA 31 5 17 22 43 - - - - -
1974–75 Toronto Toros WHA 43 11 23 34 69 6 2 6 8 2
1975–76 Toronto Toros WHA 74 9 51 60 134 - - - - -
1976–77 Quebec Nordiques WHA 73 13 34 47 102 10 0 2 2 28
1977–78 Quebec Nordiques WHA 26 1 9 10 23 11 0 3 3 34
1977–78 Philadelphia Firebirds AHL 5 0 1 1 6 - - - - -
1978–79 Quebec Nordiques WHA 32 0 2 2 17 3 0 0 0 0
1980–81 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 21 0 7 7 30 - - - - -
OHA Totals 116 14 61 75 364 6 2 7 9 24
WHL Totals 4 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
CPHL Totals 35 4 24 28 81 11 3 5 8 15
AHL Totals 46 0 11 11 52 - - - - -
WHA Totals 431 52 232 284 617 51 5 33 38 131
NHL Totals 232 25 74 99 553 11 0 2 2 40
Preceded by
Rick Cornacchia
Head Coaches of the Kingston Canadians
1984–1985
Succeeded by
Fred O'Donnell
Preceded by
Jacques Tremblay
Head Coaches of the Kingston Canadians
1987–1988
Succeeded by
Larry Mavety




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