|Hockey Hall of Fame, 1988|
September 20, 1951|
Thurso, Quebec, Canada
April 22, 2022 (aged 70)|
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
New York Rangers
1st overall, 1971|
Guy Damien "The Flower"/"Le Démon Blond" Lafleur OC, CQ (September 20, 1951 – April 22, 2022) was a Canadian retired professional ice hockey right winger. Lafleur became the first player in the National Hockey League to score 50 goals and 100 points in six straight seasons. Lafleur spent 17 seasons in the NHL between the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Quebec Nordiques. During his time in the NHL, he won five Stanley Cups.
He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.
Lafleur died on April 22, 2022 in Montreal, Canada from lung cancer, aged 70.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Guy Lafleur biography". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2014-03-07.
- ↑ Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur, one of hockey's flashiest players, dead at 70
Other websites[change | change source]
- Biographical information and career statistics from NHL.com, or Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
- 1951 births
- Art Ross Trophy winners
- Canadian ice hockey right wingers
- Conn Smythe Trophy winners
- Hart Memorial Trophy winners
- Hockey Hall of Fame inductees
- Ice hockey people from Quebec
- Memorial Cup winners
- Montreal Canadiens players
- New York Rangers players
- Order of Canada
- 2022 deaths
- Deaths from lung cancer
- Quebec Major Junior Hockey League players
- Quebec Nordiques players
- Stanley Cup champions