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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.

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