Bill Torrey in 2015
|Died||May 2, 2018 (aged 83)|
West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.
|Known for||general manager of the New York Islanders (1972–92)|
|Awards||Hockey Hall of Fame (1995)|
William Arthur Torrey (June 23, 1934 – May 2, 2018) was a Canadian hockey executive. He served as a general manager in the National Hockey League for the Oakland Seals, New York Islanders, and Florida Panthers. He owned the Islands when they won four Stanley Cups. He was often known as "The Architect," and "Bow-Tie" Bill, after the signature bow tie he always wore.
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- "Florida Panthers Statement on the passing of William A. Torrey". NHL.com. October 1, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
- Lapointe, Joe (October 1, 1995). "'95–'96 N.H.L.; Seven New Coaches, Two New Arenas, an Adieu to Winnipeg – The New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
- Goldstein, Richard (May 3, 2018). "Bill Torrey, Who Brought the Stanley Cup to Long Island, Is Dead at 83". The New York Times. Retrieved May 3, 2018.