Gilles Tremblay, 4-time Stanley Cup winner with Montreal Canadiens, dies at 75

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Gilles Tremblay, a former Montreal Canadiens forward who played on four Stanley Cup-winning teams in the 1960s, has died. He was 75.

The team reported Tremblay's death on Wednesday. He played his entire nine-year career with Montreal, scoring 168 goals and adding 162 assists over 509 regular-season games.

An exceptional skater known for his contributions on both ends of the ice, Tremblay helped Montreal reach the Stanley Cups in 1965-66 and 1968-69. Injuries and asthma sidelined him, and he was forced to retire at 31.

Tremblay had a 30-year career as a hockey analyst. He was awarded the Hockey Hall of Fame's Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for broadcasting excellence in 2002.