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Guy Lafleur

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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 1,295,348 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Guy Lafleur is the 18th most popular hockey player (up from 21st in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from Canada (up from 353rd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Canadian Hockey Player.

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Among hockey players, Guy Lafleur ranks 18 out of 364Before him are Viacheslav Fetisov, Mario Lemieux, Sergei Makarov, Jari Kurri, Igor Larionov, and Henri Richard. After him are Georges Vézina, Jiří Holík, Bobby Orr, Teemu Selänne, Alexander Ovechkin, and Alexander Yakushev.

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Among people born in 1951, Guy Lafleur ranks 260Before him are Anthony Phillips, Radia Perlman, Jalil Zandi, Tom Hamilton, Barbara Morgan, and Claudio Baglioni. After him are Tatyana Kazankina, V. S. Ramachandran, Ajahn Brahm, Tom Wopat, John Gray, and Dave Benton.

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Among people born in Canada, Guy Lafleur ranks 286 out of 1,350Before him are André Bessette (1845), Northrop Frye (1912), Shirley Douglas (1934), Alexander Knox (1907), Len Cariou (1939), and Susan Clark (1943). After him are George Chuvalo (1937), Philip Guston (1913), Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), Bob Ezrin (1949), G. A. Cohen (1941), and Joe Clark (1939).


Among hockey players born in Canada, Guy Lafleur ranks 8Before him are Maurice Richard (1921), Gordie Howe (1928), Phil Esposito (1942), Bobby Hull (1939), Mario Lemieux (1965), and Henri Richard (1936). After him are Georges Vézina (1887), Bobby Orr (1948), Marcel Dionne (1951), Howie Morenz (1902), Brett Hull (1964), and Bernie Geoffrion (1931).