Community Papers

NHL legend Lafleur in Langley

Guy Lafleur relives his hockey days with a mock Stanley Cup during a signing session at Pastime Sports on Sunday. The owner of the cup, Martin Chow, bought the Cup during the 2011 playoffs when the Vancouver Canucks played the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals. Lafleur’s signature is the third on Chow’s Cup, joining Ryan Walter and Larry Melnyk. - Miranda Gathercole/Langley Times
Guy Lafleur relives his hockey days with a mock Stanley Cup during a signing session at Pastime Sports on Sunday. The owner of the cup, Martin Chow, bought the Cup during the 2011 playoffs when the Vancouver Canucks played the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup finals. Lafleur’s signature is the third on Chow’s Cup, joining Ryan Walter and Larry Melnyk.
— image credit: Miranda Gathercole/Langley Times

NHL Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur was in town on Sunday helping to raise money for the the B.C. Society for Male Survivors of Sexual Abuse.

Lafleur played 1,127 NHL games and won five Stanley Cups during his 17-year NHL career.

All five Stanley Cup victories came with the Montreal Canadiens, where he spent the bulk of his career.

Lafleur also played a season with the New York Rangers and then two years with the Quebec Nordiques before retiring in 1991.

He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988.

The 61-year-old Lafleur was at the Pastime Sports and Games in Langley on Sunday, signing autographs and memorabilia for fans.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

VIDEO: Ottawa hero Kevin Vickers receives standing ovation in House of Commons
 
MVA sends one to hospital
 
Mayes recounts shootout on Parliament Hill
VIDEO: Witnesses describe scene at Parliament Hill; Raw footage of Ottawa shootings
 
Pair prepares A Duet of One
 
Housing emerges as Terrace municipal election issue
South Okanagan sign cull to continue
 
Strong wind blows down tree in Nelson
 
Nelson hires new fire chief