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Talbot was one of 12 Montreal Canadiens players to win five consecutive Stanley Cups from 1956-60.

MONTREAL, QC — Jean-Guy Talbot, one of 12 Montreal Canadiens players to win five consecutive Stanley Cups from 1956-60, has died. He was 91.

The Canadiens announced Talbot’s death Friday morning after multiple media outlets reported the news.

Born in Quebec on July 11, 1932, Talbot played 17 seasons in the NHL with five teams from 1954-71. Talbot also served as coach of the St. Louis Blues from 1972-74, and the New York Rangers in 1977-78. He held similar positions in the World Hockey Association in 1975-76.

During his playing career, Talbot totaled 43 goals and 242 assists with 1,014 penalty minutes in 1,066 games. He had four goals and 26 assists with 142 penalty minutes in 151 playoff games.

The Canadiens are saddened to learn of the passing of Jean-Guy Talbot.

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