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Guy Lafleur

Guy Damien "The Flower" / "Le Démon Blond" Lafleur, OC, CQ (born September 20, 1951) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who was the first player in the National Hockey League (NHL) to score 50 goals and 100 points in six straight seasons. Between 1971 and 1991, he played for the Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers and Quebec Nordiques in an NHL career spanning 17 seasons, and five Stanley Cup championships (all 5 with the Canadiens). On January 27, 2017, in a ceremony during the All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles, Lafleur was part of the second group of players to be named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.

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When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you.

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Being drafted by the Montreal Canadiens, that was the greatest moment in my career. And stealing the ...

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It's nice to go to small places where we had a lot of fans. They followed our career and it's kind o ...

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I was working on the farm to get in shape, about a mile away from my parents. You know, I did everyt ...

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I would compare that to when I first started with the Montreal Canadiens; it was a big family then, ...

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It's nice to see the young ones 7, 8, 9 years old. It seems like they know you through their parents ...

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A lot of the players are not involved with any NHL team, so to play and travel around with the Oldti ...

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That's why I made a comeback in 1988. I knew there were chances of not making it, but I didn't want ...

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Go ahead, work hard and never be afraid to try something. Even if you don't make it, at least you ca ...

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I think it was always there and it was maybe a matter of bringing it out. It was harder than I thoug ...

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Play every game as if it's your last one

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Play every game as if it is your last one.

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I realized that my family was more important to me than downtown night life.

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The players wanted more money, higher salary caps and they didn't have that family relationship we f ...

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You do not play hockey for good seasons. You play to win the Stanley Cup. It has to be the objective ...

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