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Gilbert Perreault Biography
Hall of Famer, Gilbert Perreault was born November 13, 1950and is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey centre who played forseventeen seasons with the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League. He wasinducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1990. Known for his ability tostickhandle in close quarters, he was regarded as one of the most gifted and skillfulplaymaking centres ever to play the game. He is the original Buffalo Sabrebecause he was drafted first by the team in their inaugural season in the NHL.He is well known as the centre man for the prolific trio of Sabres forwardsknown as The French Connection.
Perreault was a standout junior hockey player who went on tobecome a nine time NHL ALL-Star, two time official NHL All-Star Team (secondteam centre) selection, a Calder Trophy winner, a Lady Byng Trophy winner and aHockey Hall of Famer. He played his entire 17 year career with the BuffaloSabres and continues to be the all-time franchise leader in career regularseason games played, goals, assists, points, game-winning goals, and shots ongoal, serving as the team's captain from 1981 until his initial retirement inNovember 1986. He led the team to eleven consecutive playoff appearances endingwith the 1984-85 season.
Over the course of his 17 season career he accumulated 512goals and 814 assists in 1191 games. Among his career highlights was the gamewinning goal in overtime of the 1978 National Hockey League All-Star Gameplayed at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium. Perreault once totaled seven pointsin a single game which remains a Sabres record. He also recorded the firstpower play goal and the first hat trick in the team's history. He is the onlyBuffalo Sabre to wear number 11, with the number being retired in his honor.
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