Garth Butcher (born January 8, 1963 in Regina, Saskatchewan) is a retired professional ice hockey defenceman. Butcher was a top prospect as a junior player and was a member of the first Canadian team to win gold at the world junior championship. Butcher played in the National Hockey League for 14 seasons from 1981–82 to 1994–95, mostly with the Vancouver Canucks.
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“Ive met a lot of murderers in my day, but Dr. Garth, whatever he is, is the first man Ive ever met who was polite to me and still made the chills run up and down my back.”
—Robert D. Andrews, and Nick Grindé. Police detective, Before I Hang, describing his meeting with Dr. Garth (1940)