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Joseph Adrien Germain Gagnon (December 9, 1942 – October 26, 2014) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 259 games in the National Hockey League. He played for the Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, Chicago Black Hawks, and Kansas City Scouts. An original Islander, Gagnon recorded three points, including the winning goal, in the Islanders first win on October 12, 1972.[1] The full name was found in his Baptism document. Gagnon returned to Chicoutimi and died there after a long illness on October 26, 2014.[2]

Germain Gagnon
Germain Gagnon 1973.JPG
Gagnon in 1973
Born (1942-12-09)December 9, 1942
Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
Died October 26, 2014(2014-10-26) (aged 71)
Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
New York Islanders
Chicago Black Hawks
Kansas City Scouts
Playing career 1961–1976

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  1. ^ "This day in NY sports history: Oct. 12, 1972". Newsday. 11 October 2010. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Germain Gagnon s'éteint à 71 ans". Journal de Quebec.com. Retrieved November 1, 2014.

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