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Jean-Guy Gendron
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
165 lb (75 kg)
Teams NHL
New York Rangers
Boston Bruins
Montreal Canadiens
Philadelphia Flyers
Quebec Nordiques
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1934-08-30)August 30, 1934,
Montreal, PQ, CAN
Pro Career 1954 – 1974

Jean-Guy Gendron (born August 30, 1934) is a retired Canadian professional left winger who played 863 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the New York Rangers, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers. He also played 127 games in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Quebec Nordiques, a team for which he was the first captain in franchise history.

Gendron started out with the Rangers in 1955-56 as mostly a defensive forward. He jumped between the Rangers and the Bruins (with a stop in Montreal in 1960-61) until 1964-65. That year he stayed down in the American Hockey League with the Quebec Aces.

The expansion Philadelphia Flyers bought the Aces in 1967. Gendron was called up to the NHL club and played 4 solid seasons for the Flyers.

In 1972-73 Gendron jumped to the Quebec Nordiques of the World Hockey Association. He played there for two seasons and then retired.

He played 863 NHL games and scored 182 goals and 201 assists.


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Preceded by
New creation
Quebec Nordiques captains
Succeeded by
Michel Parizeau

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