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Serge Savard - 2015 Order of Hockey in Canada Honouree

Hockey Accomplishments

  • Won the Canada Cup with Team Canada in 1976
  • Was a member of Team Canada for the 1972 Summit Series
  • Team Canada was 4-0-1 with him in the lineup during the 1972 Summit Series
  • Played 1,040 NHL games with Montreal and Winnipeg from 1967-83
  • Recorded 439 points (106 goals, 333 assists) during his NHL career
  • Won eight Stanley Cups with the Canadiens (1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979)
  • Served as captain in Montreal from 1979-81
  • Was the second-last player from the Original Six Era to play in the NHL
  • A member of the “Big Three” in Montreal with Guy Lapointe and Larry Robinson
  • Played in the 1979 Challenge Cup (Soviet Union vs. NHL All-Stars)
  • Was general manager of the Canadiens from 1983-95
  • Won two Stanley Cups as GM of the Canadiens (1986, 1993)
  • Named CPHL rookie of the year with the Houston Apollos in 1966-67
  • Served as captain of the Montreal Junior Canadiens in 1965-66
  • Was part-owner of the QMJHL’s P.E.I. Rocket (originally based in Montreal) from 1999-2013

Additional Background

  • Born January 22, 1946 in Landrienne, Que.
  • Nickname: “The Senator”
  • He and his wife, Paulette, have two sons, Serge Jr. and Marc, and one daughter, Catherine


  • Had his No. 18 retired by the Canadiens in 2006
  • Made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec in 2004
  • Ranked No. 81 on The Hockey News’ list of 100 greatest players in 1998
  • Appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1994
  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1986
  • Won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 1979
  • Won the Conn Smythe Trophy as NHL playoff MVP in 1969
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