Butch Goring

Oliver 14 Aug,2019

Facts of Butch Goring

Birth Name
Robert Thomas "Butch" Goring
Famous Name
Butch Goring
Married to
Cathy Goring
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$2 million


Married to
Cathy Goring
Currently Married

Butch Goring is a retired professional ice hockey player originally from Canada. Besides, he played 6 seasons in the National Hockey League(NHL) for the Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders and Boston Bruins. Since retiring as a player, he has been serving as head coach of both the Bruins and Islanders.

Besides, this four-times Stanley Cup winner, Butch, is a longtime married man. He is married to his wife, Cathy Goring. Besides, the duo is blessed with a son and three grandchildren.

Butch Goring Net Worth and Earnings

Butch Goring is a former ice hockey player and summoned all his earnings from his playing career. Further, Butch has an estimated net worth of almost $2 million and he had an annual salary of almost $100,000 (as of 2019) during his playing time.

Prior to the 1978–79 season, he was offered a five-year,/ $1-million contract by the World Hockey Association's Edmonton Oilers. However, Butch declined that offer and he realized he wasn't under-appreciated around the NHL as he had suspected.

Further, Butch has added a lot of properties in his name. Unfortunately, Butch doesn't like to show off his wealth and currently, we don't have any details regarding his properties and assets.

Butch Goring Personal Life; Know about his Wife and Children

Butch Goring is a married man since past many years. As per some sources, Butch met his wife, Cathy Goring while he was studying in high school. Unfortunately, due to the secretive nature of the player, there is not much information about their marriage.

Besides, as per his wiki. Butch and his spouse are blessed with a son (name not available) and 3 grandchildren. The family is often seen spending time together and going on vacations.

Butch Goring's grandchildren. SOURCE: Twitter

Besides, Butch is not involved in any past relationships. It seems that the former player is committed to a single person only. Apart from that, Butch is also not involved in any rumors or controversy.

Butch Goring Body Measurements

Butch Goring stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches and has a bulky body that weighs about 165 lbs (75 kg). 

Butch Goring Early Life and Education

Butch Goring was born on October 22, 1949, in Saint Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. Besides, he grew up in his home town playing in minor hockey leagues. Some sources claim that he completed his education from his hometown but we don't have any information regarding his education.

Butch Goring SOURCE: NHL.com

Similarly, Butch holds Canadian nationality as his parents were Canadian. Talking about his ethnicity, he is of caucasian descent.

Butch Goring Professional Career

After finishing his junior career with the Dauphin Kings of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL), Butch Goring was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the fifth round (51st overall) of the 1969 NHL Entry Draft. 



Goring was most recognizable on the ice for a helmet that he had worn since he was 12 years old and continued to wear throughout his entire professional career. He also developed a reputation for perhaps the poorest fashion sense in the league. 

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