July 9, 1936 |
Shawinigan Falls, QC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings
Minnesota North Stars
Memphis South Stars
André Joseph Armand Pronovost (born July 9, 1936) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward. Pronovost played in the National Hockey League (NHL) and several minor professional leagues in North America. Pronovost was a member of four Stanley Cup-winning teams of the Montreal Canadiens in the 1950s.
Pronovost began his career with the Montreal Canadiens in the 1956 season. He also played with the Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings and Minnesota North Stars. Pronovost was a member of four Stanley Cup winning teams in 1956-57, 1957-58, 1958-59, and 1959-60, all during the Canadiens' dynasty.
Pronovost's grandson, Anthony Mantha, is a top rated prospect who was drafted 20th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Pronovost was in attendance for Mantha's first NHL goal, against the Montreal Canadiens on March 24, 2016.
- Cleveland, Amy (March 24, 2016). "Anthony Mantha's 1st NHL goal brings tears to grandfather's eyes". CBC Sports. Retrieved March 29, 2016.
- André Pronovost's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- André Pronovost's biography at Legends of Hockey
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