Francois Beauchemin

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Birthday
4, 1980
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1980 (age 38)
Birthplace
Canada

About

NHL defender who debuted with the Montreal Canadiens in 2003, then became a long-time Anaheim Duck, helping the team win a Stanley Cup Championship in 2007. He signed with the Colorado Avalanche in 2015.

Before Fame

He was selected 75th overall in the 1998 NHL Draft by the Canadiens. He played only one game in Montreal before he was claimed on waivers by the Columbus Blue Jackets. His tenure in Columbus was short as well, only 11 games, and he was traded to the Ducks 2005.

Trivia

In 2013, he won The Hockey News' Rod Langway Award, given to the league's best defensive defenseman.

Family Life

He has a son named Samuel and a daughter named Emily with his wife Marie Claude.

Associated With

He and legendary scorer Teemu Selanne were two of the leaders of the Ducks' 2007 Stanley Cup Champion team.