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Rogatien Vachon by the numbers

A numerical look at the career of former Habs goaltender Rogatien Vachon

by Montreal Canadiens @canadiensmtl /

Here's a numerical look at the career of former Habs goaltender Rogatien Vachon, honored by the Canadiens prior to Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings. The Quebec native will be inducted to the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 14.

6 : Number of seasons goaltender Rogatien Vachon spent with the Montreal Canadiens.

3 : Number of Stanley Cups Vachon won with the Canadiens, in 1968, 1969 and 1971.

1966-67 : The season -- his first with the Habs -- during which the Palmarolle, QC native became the Canadiens starting goaltender during the playoffs. He led Montreal to the Finals before falling to the Maple Leafs.

3 : Number of NHL All-Star Games "Rogie" Vachon has participated in.

1 : Number of times Vachon has been elected the NHL's top goaltender, winning the Vezina Trophy in 1968.

7 : Number of seasons Vachon spent with the Los Angeles Kings, to whom he was traded by the Canadiens on November 4, 1971. Following his playing days, Vachon returned to spend his retirement in California.

17 : Number of seasons Vachon played in the NHL, ending his career with stints in Detroit and Boston.

2 : Number of shutouts Vachon registered during the 1976 Canada Cup. He played a starring role in Canada's triumph, remaining unbeaten throughout the tournament.

795 : Number of NHL games Vachon played before hanging up the skates for good in 1982. He ended his career with 355 wins -- including 51 shutouts -- 291 losses, and 127 ties.

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