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Guy Lapointe

Born:March 18, 1948Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Montréal, QCPosition:D
Known For:6x Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Minnesota Wild (Scout)

Guy Gerard Lapointe (born March 18, 1948) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played for the Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues and Boston Bruins in the National Hockey League. He currently serves as an Amateur Scout with the NHL’s Minnesota Wild.

Years as an NHL player: 1969-1984
Years as an NHL coach: 1984-1985, 1987-1989, 1995-1997
Years as an NHL executive: 1999-2019
Years as an NHL scout: 1990-1995, 1997-1999, 2019-present

Guy Lapointe
MONTREAL, CANADA – CIRCA 1970: Guy Lapointe #5 of the Montreal Canadiens skates with the puck Circa 1970 at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Coaching History

  • NHL Quebec Nordiques (Assistant Coach) 1984-1985
  • QMJHL Longueuil Chevaliers (GM/Head Coach) 1985-1987
  • NHL Quebec Nordiques (Assistant Coach) 1987-1989
  • NHL Calgary Flames (Assistant Coach) 1995-1997

Front Office History

Scouting History


  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993
  • 6x Stanley Cup Champion (1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979)
  • 3x NHL Second All-Star Team (1975, 1976, 1977)
  • Canada Cup Champion (1977)
  • NHL First All-Star Team (1973)
  • AHL First All-Star Team (1970)