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Georges Laraque

Born:December 7, 1976Draft:1995 Oilers 31st Overall
Hometown:Montreal, QuebecPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:N/ACurrent Team:Retired

Georges Edy Laraque (born December 7, 1976) is a Canadian sports commentator, politician, and former ice hockey player. Laraque retired from hockey in 2010 after the Montreal Canadiens bought out his contract. He is a commentator for TVA Sports and most recently executive director of the fledgling Canadian Hockey League Players’ Association. During his 14-year National Hockey League (NHL) career, he played for the Edmonton OilersPhoenix CoyotesPittsburgh Penguins, and Montreal Canadiens. From 2010 to 2013, he was one of two deputy leaders of the Green Party of Canada.

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Georges Laraque with fellow Deputy Leader of Canada’s Green Party Adriane Carr

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  • Penguins’ Edward J. Debartolo Community Service Award (2008)
  • Deputy Leader of Canada’s Green Party (2010-2013)