Gilles Tremblay, 4-time Stanley Cup winner with Montreal, dies at age 75

Gilles Tremblay of the Montreal Canadiens is pictured in an undated handout photo. HO, David Bier/The Canadian Press

MONTREAL — Former Montreal forward Gilles Tremblay, who won four Stanley Cups with the Canadiens in the 1960s, has died at age 75.

The Canadiens reported Tremblay’s death on its official Twitter account.

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Tremblay played his entire career with Montreal, scoring 168 goals and adding 162 assists over 509 regular-season games.

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An exceptional skater known for his contributions on both ends of the ice, Tremblay helped Montreal win four Cups between 1965 and 1969, when injuries forced him to retire at age 31.

He went on to have a successful 30-year career as an analyst, and was awarded the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for broadcasting excellence in 2002.

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