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Jacques Lemaire Biography
Jacques Lemaire was born September 7, 1945 and is a formerice hockey forward for the Montreal Canadiens and a long-time coach, mostnotably with the New Jersey Devils and the Minnesota Wild. After retiring atthe end of the 2010-11 NHL season, he now works as a special assignment coachfor the Devils.
Lemaire played his entire NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens, and was partof eight Stanley Cup winning teams. 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978,1979. He is one of only six NHL players to have scored two Stanley Cup winninggoals, achieving the feat in both 1977 and 1979. (The five other players areMike Bossy in 1982 and 1983, Bobby Orr in 1970 and 1972, Henri Richard in 1966and 1971, Jean Bliveau in 1960 and 1965 and Toe Blake in 1944 and 1946). Oneof the two Cup-winners scored by Lemaire came at the 4:32 mark of the firstovertime of Game Four in the 1977 Stanley Cup Finals. A model of consistency,Lemaire scored at least 20 goals in each of his 12 seasons. He retired from theNHL after the 197879 season to become a playing coach in Switzerland. In 853career NHL games, he recorded 366 goals and 469 assists for a total of 835points. Jacques Lemaire learned to execute his slapshot when he was young usinga heavy steel puck, making his shot second only to Bobby Hull for speed andaccuracy. In his bestselling book The Game (Ken Dryden) former Montreal goalieKen Dryden described a magical relationship on ice that was developing betweenLemaire and Guy Lafleur both of whom complemented each others' speed andshotsmanship.
He also won two more Stanley Cups as assistant generalmanager with Montreal in 1986 and 1993.
Jacques Lemaire was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in1984.
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