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| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
170 lb (77 kg)
Fort Wayne Komets
|Born|| June 6 1934,|
Owen Sound, ON, CAN
|Pro Career||1967 – 1976|
Les Binkley spent his early career in the minor leagues, reaching the NHL level in his thirties. He was the recipient of the Dudley "Red" Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL's top rookie in 1962, and was awarded the Harry "Hap" Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award four years later for allowing the least goals in the league. Binkley was the first starting goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins in their first season 1967-68. He left the NHL following four seasons to play in the WHA with the Ottawa Nationals and Toronto Toros. He won two Stanley Cup championships in 1991 and 1992 as a scout for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Achievements and awardsEdit
- EHL Second All-Star Team (1957)
- Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year - AHL) (1962)
- AHL Second All-Star Team (1964, 1966)
- Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against - AHL) (1966)
- WHL Second All-Star Team (1967)
- Two Stanley Cup championships (in 1991 and 1992 seasons) - as a scout for the Pittsburgh Penguins
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