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Gilbert Perreault

NHL Star Gilbert Perreault

Profession: NHL Star

Nationality:
Canada
Canadian

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.

Born: November 13, 1950
Birthplace: Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada
Age: 70 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Scorpio

Historical Events

  • 1986-10-09 Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo, becomes the 12th NHLer to score 500 goals

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