Noel Picard

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Noel Picard
Noel Picard 2005.jpg
Noel Picard in 2005
Born (1938-12-25) December 25, 1938 (age 75)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
Atlanta Flames
Playing career 1960–1973

Joseph Jean-Noel Yves Picard (born December 25, 1938) is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman.

Picard started his National Hockey League career with the Montreal Canadiens in 1965. He would also play for the St. Louis Blues and Atlanta Flames. He would retire after the 1973 season. He would win one Stanley Cup with Montreal in 1965. He is noted for tripping Bobby Orr after Orr scored the goal to give the Boston Bruins the 1970 Stanley Cup, sending Orr flying through the air with his arms raised in celebration. This image stands as one of the most famous action shots in North American sports history.

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