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Gilles Lupien

Gilles Lupien  #24

Defenseman
NUMBER: 24 BIRTHDATE: April 20, 1954
BIRTHPLACE: Brownsburg, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: MTL / 1974 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
Claimed by Montreal as a fill-in during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Pittsburgh by Montreal for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (later traded to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Peter Taglianetti) in 1983 Entry Draft, September 26, 1980. Traded to Hartford by Pittsburgh for Hartford's 6th round choice (Paul Edwards) in 1981 Entry Draft, February 20, 1981.
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I think when you build a team, you look at pairs, and I think the pair of [Voracek and Giroux] is very good, certainly one of the top pairs in the League.

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