Mike Bossy Biography, Net Worth, Career, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Parents, Siblings, Illness, Height, Weight, Education, and all facts.
Mike Bossy Biography & Career
Michael Dean Bossy or, according to some sources, Michael Jean Bossy is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player.
Bossy played his entire National Hockey League career for the New York Islanders, and was a crucial part of their four-year reign as Stanley Cup champions in the early 1980s.
In 1978, Bossy won the Calder Memorial Trophy as NHL rookie of the year. He won the Conn Smythe Trophy in the 1982 Stanley Cup playoffs as the most valuable player.
He is one of two players to score consecutive Stanley Cup-winning goals (1982 and 1983) and the only player to record four game-winning goals in one playoff series (1983 Conference Final).
Bossy holds the NHL’s record for most regular season goals, is the NHL’s highest-scoring player, and is also the only NHL player to have scored 50 goals in 50 games.
Although he is tied with Wayne Gretzky with nine for the record for 50 consecutive goal seasons. Gretzky’s was not consecutive, so Bossy now holds the record.
Bossy was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame back in 1991. He was named as one of the 100 greatest NHL players in history in 2017.
Mike Bossy Education
Bossy attended St. Pius X Comprehensive High School, then Laval Catholic High School.
Mike Bossy Age, Date of Birth, Place of Birth
Bossy was born on January 22, 1957, in Montreal, Canada, making him 65 years in 2022.
Mike Bossy Height & Weight
How tall is Mike Bossy? He stands tall at 6ft (1.83 m) and weighs 84 kg (185.18).
Mike Bossy was born to Borden Bossy and Dorothy Mills Bossy.
His mother Dorothy was English and his father Borden was Ukrainian. His father maintained an ice rink in their backyard at their apartment building.
Bossy, who was twelve years old, broke his kneecap while participating in the long jump. He later developed chronic knee problems during his hockey career.
Wife & Children
Bossy met his future wife Lucie Bossy, known by then as Lucie Creamer when he was 14, and she was working the snack bar at a rink where he was playing; they were married July 23, 1977.
Bossy and his wife Lucie are blessed with two daughters, Josiane Bossy and Tanya Bossy, and two grandchildren.
How rich is Mike Bossy? The Canadian former professional ice hockey player has an estimated net worth of $12 million.
The retired hockey star is suffering from lung cancer, a type of cancer that begins in the lungs. It’s especially common among smokers.
Bossy revealed that he was diagnosed with lung cancer on October 19, 2021. Mike bossy enters Palative Care on April 4, 2022.