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A key component on defense for the Falcons' 1984 National Championship team, Garry Galley earned All-CCHA honors each of the three years he was at Bowling Green. After an honorable mention season as a freshman on the CCHA championship team of 1982, Galley earned first team all-conference honors the next two years, including a spot on the All-CCHA tournament team in 1983. On October 29, 1982, Galley tied the school record for points in a period by a defenseman with four in a 9-2 home win over Michigan. His overtime goal on January 22, 1983 gave BG a sweep over Northern Michigan and vaulted the Falcons into a share of the #1 ranking in the nation with Minnesota. Incidentally, it was Galley's "second" goal of that overtime, the first being waved off after it was ruled that he was playing with an illegal stick. The Wildcats challenged his second goal as well, but the stick was deemed legal and the win stood.

As a junior, Galley set team records with 52 assists and 67 points, the most ever by a Falcon defenseman. He again earned first team All-CCHA honors, and added All-American honors, also being named Team MVP of the national champion Falcons.

He joined the Los Angeles Kings after the 1983-84 season, setting out on a 17-year career with six different teams. He scored 125 goals and an even 600 points in his career, playing in the NHL All-Star Game in 1991 and 1994. He was runner-up for the Bill Masterson Memorial Trophy in 1994 as the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perserverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey, and played in his 1,000th NHL regular season game on February 1, 1999.

He was inducted to the BG Athletic Hall of Fame in 1990.

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