Guy Damien Lafleur, also known as “The Flower” and Le Démon Blond, was a Canadian professional ice hockey player.
Born on September 20, 1951, in Kirkland, Quebec.
He 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.
He was the first player in National Hockey League (NHL) history to score 50 goals in six consecutive seasons with 50 goals and 100 points in six seasons consecutively. He is the all-time leading scorer in Canadiens history.
On February 16, 1985, the Montreal Canadiens retired his sweater number. He got inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.
Lafleur was ranked number 11 on The Hockey News list of the 100 Greatest Hockey Players in 1998. In 2017, he was named one of the 100 Greatest NHL Players by the NHL as part of its centennial celebration.
He was married to Lisa Lafleur.
Guy died at age 70 on April 22, 2022. His cause of death was lung cancer.
Did Guy Lafleur Have Children?
Guy Lafleur and his wife had two sons. They are Mark and Martin Lafleur.
There is not much information about Mark and Martin because they like to live privately.