Guy Lafleur

1951 - Today

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Guy Damien Lafleur (born September 20, 1951), nicknamed "The Flower" and "Le Démon Blond", is a Canadian former 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 669,449 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Guy Lafleur is the 21st most popular hockey player (up from 22nd in 2019), the 353rd most popular biography from Canada (down from 349th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Guy Lafleur ranks 21 out of 358Before him are Jiří Holeček, Igor Larionov, Sergei Makarov, Bobby Orr, Jari Kurri, and Viktor Konovalenko. After him are Jiří Holík, Teemu Selänne, Howie Morenz, Alexander Yakushev, Vyacheslav Starshinov, and Alexei Kasatonov.

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Among people born in 1951, Guy Lafleur ranks 307Before him are Ulf Andersson, Daniel Lanois, Stephen Root, Miguel Ángel Moratinos, Joe Jordan, and Jean-Pierre Bacri. After him are Edie McClurg, Ramón Puerta, Nils Lofgren, Luc Ferry, Gerrie Knetemann, and Andris Bērziņš.

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Among people born in Canada, Guy Lafleur ranks 353 out of 1,130Before him are John Abbott (1821), Nancy Huston (1953), Alex Wilson (1905), Feist (1976), John Sparrow David Thompson (1845), and Henry Czerny (1959). After him are Calixa Lavallée (1842), Lawrence Lambe (1863), Richard Williams (1933), Heather Menzies (1949), Chad Kroeger (1974), and Jacques Parizeau (1930).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Guy Lafleur ranks 10Before him are Henri Richard (1936), Phil Esposito (1942), Bobby Hull (1939), Georges Vézina (1887), Mario Lemieux (1965), and Bobby Orr (1948). After him are Howie Morenz (1902), Marcel Dionne (1951), Art Ross (1885), Bernie Geoffrion (1931), Ernie Collett (1895), and Mark Messier (1961).