Jean Ratelle

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Birthday
3, 1940
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
3, 1940 (age 79)
Birthplace
Canada

About

NHL Hall of Fame center who was one of the best players of his day and considered widely overlooked for his abilities.

Before Fame

His first several years in the NHL were rough, and he almost quit to play pro baseball.

Trivia

He was a member of the Canada squad that beat the Russian national team in the 1972 Summit Series.

Family Life

He grew up in Lac Saint-Jean, in Quebec, Canada.

Associated With

His team record of 109 points in a single season for the New York Rangers was unbroken for more than 30 years; Jaromir Jagr eventually surpassed it.