Réal Lemieux

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Réal Lemieux
Born (1945-01-03)January 3, 1945
Victoriaville, QC, CAN
Died October 25, 1975(1975-10-25) (aged 30)
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg; 12 st 4 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Los Angeles Kings
New York Rangers
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1967–1974

Réal "Frenchy" Lemieux (January 3, 1945 in Victoriaville, Quebec – October 24, 1975)[1] is a former ice hockey right wing. He played in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres.

In his NHL career, the vast majority of which was spent with Los Angeles, Lemieux played in 483 games, scoring 51 goals and adding 104 assists. After retiring, he developed a blood clot in his brain and died in 1975.

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