Jean-Guy Talbot

Sad News Hits The Hockey Community Following Passing

Published February 23, 2024 at 11:43

With heavy hearts, the hockey world mourns the passing of Jean-Guy Talbot at the age of 91, as announced by the Montreal Canadiens on Friday.

"It is with great sadness that the Montreal Canadiens organization has learned of the passing of former defenseman Jean-Guy Talbot,"
the Canadiens expressed in a poignant statement.

Talbot, a stalwart of the NHL for 17 seasons, left an indelible mark with teams like the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues, Minnesota North Stars, and Buffalo Sabres, amassing 285 points in 1,056 games and securing the Stanley Cup seven times.

Following his illustrious playing career, Talbot transitioned into coaching before returning to his roots in Quebec, leaving behind a lasting legacy cherished by many.

During this difficult time, our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of Jean-Guy Talbot.

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