Gilbert Perreault

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Birthday
13, 1950
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1950 (age 68)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Hall of Fame center who spent his entire 17-year career with the Buffalo Sabres, scoring 512 goals and tallying 814 assists - both of which became franchise records. He played in eight All-Star games and received the Calder Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top rookie in 1971.

Before Fame

He played junior hockey for the Montreal Jr. Canadiens in the Ontario Hockey League before he was selected first overall in the 1970 NHL Draft by the Sabres.

Trivia

In 1973, he received the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for exemplifying the best sportsmanship across the league.

Family Life

He had two sons named Marc-Andre and Sean with his wife Carmen.

Associated With

He, Rick Martin and Rene Robert combined to make up the exciting "French Connection" line for the Sabres in the '70s.