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Rod Langway | #5

D | 6' 3" | 218 lb
Hockey Hall of Fame
Career
GP G A P +/-
994 51 278 329 276
  • Rod Langway
  • Born: May 3, 1957
  • Birthplace: Maaq, TWN
  • Shoots: Left
  • Draft: 1977 MTL, 2nd rd, 18th pk (36th overall)
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Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 994 51 278 329 276 851 9 42 3 13 9 0 1,237 4.1
Season GP G A P +/- PIM PPG PPP SHG SHP GWG OTG S S%
NHL Career 994 51 278 329 276 851 9 42 3 13 9 0 1,237 4.1

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Awards

Rod Langway Awards
James Norris Memorial Trophy
Season Team
1983-1984 Washington Capitals
1982-1983 Washington Capitals
Stanley Cup
Season Team
1978-1979 Montréal Canadiens

Bio

Rod Langway Bio

Langway became a Stanley Cup champion as 22-year-old rookie with the Montreal Canadiens in 1979. But it took a trade to the Washington Capitals three years later for him to become known as the "Secretary of Defense."

The Canadiens selected Langway, a defenseman, in the second round (No. 36) of the 1977 NHL Draft, and he came to Montreal after playing with Birmingham of the World Hockey Association in 1977-78. The Canadiens won the Stanley Cup for the fourth straight season in 1979 with a roster that included Hockey Hall of Famers Guy Lafleur, Steve Shutt, Jacques Lemaire, Larry Robinson, Guy Lapointe, Bob Gainey, Serge Savard, Yvan Cournoyer, Ken Dryden -- and Langway, who was inducted in 2002.

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