Claude Provost

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Claude Provost
Born (1933-09-17)September 17, 1933
Montreal, QC, CAN
Died April 17, 1984(1984-04-17) (aged 50)
Florida, USA
Height 5 ft 09 in (175 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1955–1970

Claude Joseph Antoine Provost[1] (September 17, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec – April 17, 1984 in Florida) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger.

Provost played his entire NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens. He won the Stanley Cup 9 times and the first ever Bill Masterton Trophy awarded for perseverance in 1968. He suffered a fatal heart attack while playing tennis at his home in Florida in 1984. Provost has won the most Stanley Cups of anyone who is not be a member of Hockey Hall of Fame. Every other player and executive who has won at least 8 Stanley Cups is in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

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Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1952–53 Montreal Junior Canadiens QPJHL 46 24 36 60 29
1954–55 Shawinigan-Falls Cataracts QHL 61 25 23 48 44
1955–56 Shawinigan-Falls Cataracts QHL 9 7 8 15 12
1955–56 Montreal Canadiens NHL 60 13 16 29 30 10 3 3 6 12
1956–57 Montreal Canadiens NHL 67 16 14 30 24 10 0 1 1 8
1957–58 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 19 32 51 71 10 1 3 4 8
1958–59 Montreal Canadiens NHL 69 16 22 38 37 11 6 2 8 2
1959–60 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 17 29 46 42 8 1 1 2 0
1960–61 Montreal Canadiens NHL 49 11 4 15 32 6 1 3 4 4
1961–62 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 33 29 62 22 6 2 2 4 2
1962–63 Montreal Canadiens NHL 67 20 30 50 26 5 0 1 1 2
1963–64 Montreal Canadiens NHL 68 15 17 32 37 7 2 2 4 22
1964–65 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 27 37 64 28 13 2 6 8 12
1965–66 Montreal Canadiens NHL 70 19 36 55 38 10 2 3 5 2
1966–67 Montreal Canadiens NHL 64 11 13 24 16 7 1 1 2 0
1967–68 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 14 30 44 26 13 2 8 10 10
1968–69 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 13 15 28 18 10 2 2 4 2
1969–70 Montreal Canadiens NHL 65 10 11 21 22
NHL totals 1005 254 335 589 469 126 25 38 63 86

See also[edit]

List of NHL players with 1000 games played

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Preceded by
first winner
Bill Masterton Trophy winner
1968
Succeeded by
Ted Hampson