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Dix Hills Ice Rink Renamed for Clark Gillies

The Dix Hills Ice Rink was officially renamed Clark Gillies Arena Saturday in honor of the late legendary Islanders’ hockey star. The retired player and philanthropist, who lived in Greenlawn, died in January. He had served as captain of the Islanders from 1977 to 1979, and won the Stanley Cup four years in a row with them, from 1980 to 1983.
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Private service to be held for Islanders great Clark Gillies

In accordance with the family’s wishes, there will be a private memorial and interment for Clark Gillies, the Islanders’ Hall of Famer who passed away at the age of 67 from cancer on Friday, Emily Tyree, the executive director for The Clark Gillies Foundation, said in a statement to Newsday on Tuesday.
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Islanders 1980s dynasty star Clark Gillies dies

Hall of Famer Clark Gillies, a stalwart on the New York Islanders’ dynasty that won four straight Stanley Cup championships in the early 1980s, has died. He was 67. The Islanders announced Gillies’ death, Friday night, with team president and general manager Lou Lamoriello saying “the entire Islanders community is devastated by the loss.” The team did not say where Gillies died or provide a cause of death.
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Ed Staniowski remembers fellow Regina Pats legend Clark Gillies

What a privilege to be able to say that over the past 60 years Clark Gillies was a teammate, opponent and dear friend. I can only echo what the media, fans, friends, teammates and opponents have been saying and sharing on sportscasts, Facebook, Twitter and online since the news of Clark’s passing was announced on Friday .
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Islanders, fans pay tribute to Clark Gillies

Islanders fans and players paid tribute to Clark Gillies before the Isles' game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2022, the first game since the announcement of Gillies' death. The Islanders watch a video tribute to Clark Gillies before a game against the Maple Leafs at UBS...
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Clark Gillies dies at 67, four-time Islanders Stanley Cup winner

"The National Hockey League mourns the passing of Clark Gillies, a tower of strength on the ice for the dynastic New York Islanders of the early 1980s and a pillar of the Long Island community ever since," NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said. "Gillies helped define the term 'power forward' during a 14-season, Hall of Fame career with the Islanders and Buffalo Sabres that was highlighted by winning four straight Stanley Cups with the Islanders.
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The Islanders are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of legendary power-forward and Hockey Hall of Fame member Clark Gillies. The New York Islanders are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of legendary power-forward and Hockey Hall of Fame member Clark Gillies. "The entire Islanders community is devastated...
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