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Billy Coutu

Billy Coutu  #3

Defenseman
NUMBER: 3 BIRTHDATE: March 1, 1892
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: North Bay, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190
Shoots: Left
Rights retained by Montreal after NHA folded, November 26, 1917. Loaned to Hamilton by Montreal for 1920-21 season with the trade of Goldie Prodgers, Jack Coughlin and Joe Matte for Jack McDonald, Dave Ritchie and Harry Mummery, November 27, 1920. Returned to Montreal by Hamilton, November 15, 1921. 1923-24 Stanley Cup totals includes series with Calgary (WCHL) and Vancouver (PCHA). Traded to Boston by Montreal for Amby Moran, October 22, 1926. Suspended for life by NHL for assault on referee Jerry LaFlamme, April 13, 1927. Traded to New Haven (Can-Am) by Boston with Nobby Clark for cash, January 5, 1928.
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He is, in my opinion, one of the best defensemen in the NHL and continuing to grow. I think his game, from an offensive standpoint, he continues to drive our offense... I think there's still tremendous upside for Oliver.

— Coyotes GM Don Maloney on defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson