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Gilbert Perreault

Gilbert Perreault

Center
BIRTHDATE: November 13, 1950
BIRTHPLACE: Victoriaville, QC, Canada
DRAFTED: BUF / 1970 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 1st   (1st overall)
AwardsSeasons
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy 1972-1973
Calder Memorial Trophy 1970-1971
OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1969, 1970) OHA-Jr. - MVP (1970) Calder Memorial Trophy (1971) Lady Byng Trophy (1973) NHL Second All-Star Team (1976, 1977) Canada Cup All-Star Team (1981) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1984) Officially announced retirement, November 24, 1986.
Quote of the Day

He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.

— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers