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Jean-Guy Talbot

Jean-Guy Talbot

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: July 11, 1932
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Cap-De-La-Madeleine, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 170
Shoots: Left
QHL First All-Star Team (1955) NHL First All-Star Team (1962) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1965, 1967) Claimed by Minnesota from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Detroit by Minnesota with Dave Richardson for Bob McCord and Duke Harris, October 19, 1967. Claimed on waivers by St. Louis from Detroit, January 13, 1968. Traded to Buffalo by St. Louis with Larry Keenan for Bob Baun, November 4, 1970.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday