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Sylvain Turgeon

Born:January 17, 1965Draft:1983 Whalers, 2nd Overall
Hometown:Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CANPosition:LW
Known For:Brother of Pierre TurgeonShoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Joseph Sylvain Dorilla Turgeon (born January 17, 1965) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played 669 games in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Sylvain Turgeon Montreal Canadiens
Sylvain Turgeon, Montreal Canadiens (Photo by Denis Brodeur/NHLI via Getty Images)

Sylvain Turgeon Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
June 17, 1989Hartford Whalers LogoNew Jersey DevilsPat Verbeek
Sept. 4, 1990New Jersey DevilsMontreal CanadiensClaude Lemieux

Deeper Dive


  • QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (Michel Bergeron Trophy) — 1981-82
  • QMJHL Third All-Star Team — 1981-82
  • QMJHL Best Professional Prospect (Mike Bossy Trophy) — 1982-83
  • QMJHL First All-Star Team — 1982-83
  • NHL All-Rookie Team — 1983-84
  • Spengler Cup Most Points (7 pts) — 1996-97
  • DEL All-Star Team — 2000-01