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Gilles Villemure
Gilles Villemure
Goaltender
Number: 1
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 185
Catches: Right
Born: May 30, 1940
Birthplace: Trois-rivieres, QC, Canada
Hometown: Trois-Rivieres, Quebec


WHL Second All-Star Team (1963) Rookie of the Year Award WHL (1963) WHL First All-Star Team (1966) AHL Second All-Star Team (1967) AHL First All-Star Team (1969, 1970) Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against AHL) (1969, 1970) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1969, 1970) Vezina Trophy (1971) (shared with Ed Giacomin) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1972, 1973) Loaned to Charlotte (EHL) by Long Island (EHL) as emergency injury replacement, Januray 30, 1962. Loaned to Johnstown (EHL) by Long Island (EHL) as emergency injury replacement, Januray 31, 1962. Promoted to NY Rangers from Baltimore (AHL) to replace injured Jacques Plante, November 20, 1963. (Boston 1, NY Rangers 1). Played 22 seconds in playoff game vs. Philadelphia, April 23, 1974. Traded to Chicago by NY Rangers for Doug Jarrett, October 28, 1975.