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Rejean Houle

Born:Oct. 25, 1949Draft:1st overall
Montreal Canadiens 1969
Hometown:Rouyn, QCPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Stanley Cup ChampionShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Réjean Houle (born October 25, 1949) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey forward who played most of his career with the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL), also serving in a controversial stint as general manager for the Canadiens.

Drafted as the first pick overall in the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft by the Canadiens, Houle played for the Habs from 1970 to 1973 and from 1976 to 1983. He won five Stanley Cup championships with the Canadiens. In between his NHL stints, he played for the Quebec Nordiques of the World Hockey Association (WHA).

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  • OHL First All-Star Team (1969)
  • OHL Most Outstanding Player – Red Tilson Trophy (1969)
  • OHL Most Points – Eddie Powers Trophy (1969)
  • Stanley Cup Champion (1971, 1973, 1977, 1978, 1979)