Mike Bossy Parents: Meet Borden Bossy (Father), Dorothy Mills Bossy (Mother). 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).
Mike Bossy Parents: Meet Borden Bossy (Father), Dorothy Mills Bossy (Mother)
Mike Bossy was born on January 22, 1957, in Montreal, Canada, 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.