He was captured Montreal Forum audiences in a way only matched by Rocket Richard. The fans chanted his name repeatedly...."Guy! Guy! Guy!" as "Le Blond Demon" raced down the ice. He represented Montreal Canadiens hockey as much as any player. His name was Guy Lafleur.
Now imagine stepping into Lafleur's spotlight with the same first name, and with a high scoring resume from Chicoutimi. In a market always hungry for the next great scoring star, much pressure fell on the next Guy.
Guy Carbonneau would gain the respect of the Habs faithful, and would come to represent Montreal Canadiens hockey in the post-Lafleur era. As good as Lafleur was offensively, this Guy was equally as good defensively. He was also very successful, bringing two more Stanley Cups to St. Catherines street.
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