Guy Lafleur

1951 - 2022

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Guy Damien Lafleur (September 20, 1951 – April 22, 2022), nicknamed "the Flower" and "Le Démon Blond", was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was the first player in National Hockey League (NHL) history to score 50 goals in six consecutive seasons as well as 50 goals and 100 points in six consecutive seasons. Between 1971 and 1991, Lafleur played right wing for the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, and Quebec Nordiques in an NHL career spanning 17 seasons, and five Stanley Cup championships in 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979 (all with the Canadiens). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Guy Lafleur has received more than 1,489,542 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Guy Lafleur is the 24th most popular hockey player (down from 21st in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Canada (down from 286th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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  • 23

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  • 2.81

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Over the past year Guy Lafleur has had the most page views in the with 142,016 views, followed by French (34,959), and Russian (13,242). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latvian (85.12%), Egyptian Arabic (60.56%), and Estonian (45.59%)


Among hockey players, Guy Lafleur ranks 24 out of 676Before him are Henri Richard, Bobby Orr, Jiří Holík, Jari Kurri, Igor Larionov, and Roman Čechmánek. After him are René Fasel, Viktor Konovalenko, Vladimír Martinec, Bibi Torriani, Alexander Yakushev, and Karel Hartmann.

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Among people born in 1951, Guy Lafleur ranks 347Before him are Peter Withe, Mario Delpini, Edie McClurg, Jagdeep Dhankhar, Susan Blackmore, and Yvonne Elliman. After him are Kim Manners, Jan Krzysztof Bielecki, Miguel Sandoval, Phil Neal, Gary Rossington, and Marvin Heemeyer. Among people deceased in 2022, Guy Lafleur ranks 359Before him are Mary Alice, Luigi De Magistris, Giuseppe Wilson, Jesús del Muro, Mino De Rossi, and Anatoly Mikhaylov. After him are Renée Colliard, Frédérick Tristan, Mark Lanegan, Charles Greene, Osamu Watanabe, and Yves Coppens.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Guy Lafleur ranks 358 out of 1,622Before him are Tommy Burns (1881), A. J. Cook (1978), R. B. Bennett (1870), Edward Belcher (1799), Howie Mandel (1955), and Duncan McNaughton (1910). After him are Richard Williams (1933), Heather Menzies (1949), Garth Hudson (1937), Gordon Thomson (1945), Stu Hart (1915), and Gordon Neufeld (1947).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Guy Lafleur ranks 10Before him are Georges Vézina (1887), Bobby Hull (1939), Phil Esposito (1942), Mario Lemieux (1965), Henri Richard (1936), and Bobby Orr (1948). After him are Marcel Dionne (1951), Howie Morenz (1902), Herb Drury (1896), Ross Cuthbert (1892), Ernie Collett (1895), and Mark Messier (1961).