Full Name: Gilbert Perreault
Profession: NHL Star
Why Famous: Played for seventeen seasons with the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL. Known for his ability to stickhandle in close quarters, he is regarded as one of the most skillful play-making centres of all time, and was the centre man for the prolific trio of Sabres forwards known as The French Connection.
- 1986-10-09 Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo, became 12th NHLer to score 500 goals