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Billy Coutu

Billy Coutu

Defenseman
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.
Quote of the Day

When I first became captain here, Monsieur Beliveau came to me and said, 'You're going to be fine. You don't have to change, you got selected because of who you are.'

— Saku Koivu on Thursday, recalling what he was told by the late Jean Beliveau when he was named Canadiens captain in 1999
2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series