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Gilles Tremblay Dead: Montreal Canadiens Legend Won Four Stanley Cups With Montreal

11/26/2014 12:19 EST | Updated 01/26/2015 05:59 EST
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 their official Twitter account.

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Publicity portrait of Canadian ice hockey player Gilles Tremblay of the Montreal Canadiens, 1960s. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)

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

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 inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame as a broadcaster in 2002.

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