André Pronovost

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André Pronovost
Born (1936-07-09) July 9, 1936 (age 80)
Shawinigan Falls, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for NHL
Montreal Canadiens
Boston Bruins
Detroit Red Wings
Minnesota North Stars
AHL
Pittsburgh Hornets
Baltimore Clippers
IHL
Muskegon Mohawks
CHL
Memphis Wings
Memphis South Stars
EHL
Jersey Devils
QHL
Shawinigan-Falls Cataracts
Playing career 1955–1972

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.

Playing career[edit]

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.

Personal[edit]

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.[1] Pronovost was in attendance for Mantha's first NHL goal, against the Montreal Canadiens on March 24, 2016.[2]

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