Team Canada # 12
Yvan Cournoyer was one of the fastest skaters ever played in the NHL. His skating speed brought him “The Roadrunner” nickname. Besides his amazing skating, he established himself as a scoring forward with a slick and accurate shooting skills. Cournoyer was a very clean player and a prominent contributor in his team’s power play. He was a remarkable player that won numerous NHL championships and Stanley Cups with the legendary Montreal Canadiens, the classiest team in the history of world hockey.
|NHL Reg. Season
- Played in the professional hockey leagues: 1963-1979
- Professional hockey clubs that Yvan Cournoyer played in: Montreal Canadiens
- Stanley Cups (10) : 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979
- Professional hockey awards:
Conn Smythe Trophy 1972-73
Hockey Hall of Fame 1982
PERFORMANCE IN THE 1972 SUMMIT
"Yvan played a key role in '72. He is a character player, and his character really showed. He had a great series. Henderson was the hero because he scored those goals, but a lot of other players played extremely well, and Yvan was one of them."
Serge Savard, Team Canada 1972
|1972 Summit Overall Statistics