Gilles Lupien

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Gilles Lupien
Born (1954-04-20) April 20, 1954 (age 60)
Brownsburg-Chatham, Quebec
Height 6 ft 6 in (198 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defenceman
Current team Retired
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Pittsburgh Penguins
Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft #33 overall, 1974
Montreal Canadiens
WHA Draft #71 overall, 1974
Toronto Toros
Playing career 1971–1982

Joseph Leonard Gilles Lupien (born April 20, 1954 in Brownsburg, Quebec) is a sports agent and retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman.

Career[edit]

Lupien started his career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1977. He would also play with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Hartford Whalers. He would win two Stanley Cups with Montreal in 1978 and 1979. Gilles is one of professional hockey's top agents, representing such stars as Steve Bernier, Corey Crawford, and Sean Couturier, and formerly representing Roberto Luongo. Gilles has a fan club that was started in 1977 and continues to operate today. The club held their 30 year reunion in Jaffray, BC in September 2007.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971–72 Quebec Remparts QMJHL 36 0 5 5 54 15 0 3 3 17
1972–73 Sherbrooke Castors QMJHL 26 0 5 5 71
1972–73 Montreal Red White and Blue QMJHL 26 4 4 8 66 4 0 0 0 0
1973–74 Montreal Red White and Blue QMJHL 44 3 29 32 268 9 0 3 3 28
1974–75 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 73 6 9 15 316 6 0 0 0 61
1975–76 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 56 2 6 8 134 9 0 4 4 29
1976–77 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 69 6 16 22 215 12 0 2 2 35
1977–78 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 7 1 2 3 10
1977–78 Montreal Canadiens NHL 46 1 3 4 108 8 0 0 0 17
1978–79 Montreal Canadiens NHL 72 1 9 10 124 13 0 0 0 2
1979–80 Montreal Canadiens NHL 56 1 7 8 109 4 0 0 0 2
1980–81 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 31 0 1 1 34
1980–81 Binghamton Whalers AHL 11 1 4 5 71
1980–81 Hartford Whalers NHL 20 2 4 6 39
1981–82 Binghamton Whalers AHL 53 8 12 20 280 13 2 5 7 58
1981–82 Hartford Whalers NHL 1 0 1 1 2
NHL Totals 226 5 25 30 416 25 0 0 0 21

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