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Born June 18, 1952 (1952-06-18) (age 57),
Chambly, Quebec
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Goaltender
Pro clubs NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
Kansas City Scouts
Montreal Canadiens
AHL
Hershey Bears
Baltimore Skipjacks
WHL
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Ntl. team  Canada
NHL Draft 40th overall, 1972
Pittsburgh Penguins
Career 1972 – 1981

Denis Herron (born June 18, 1952 in Chambly, Quebec) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Kansas City Scouts, and Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League.

Denis won the 1981 Vezina Trophy with Montreal along with Michel Larocque and Richard Sevigny and in 1982 he won the William M. Jennings Trophy with Rick Wamsley.

He is married to Debbie Pike, of St. Lambert Quebec and has two daughters, Elissa and Mandi. After retirement he worked in sales for a car dealership in Granby but then moved on to work as the director of sales and marketing the Airport Hilton in West Palm Beach Florida. Like all NHL players, his NHL pension kicked in at age 55, which was in 2007.

His brother Ronald was also a professional goalie, having played in France and his niece Catherine Herron tended nets for the women's Marlet team at McGill University.

References

Herron finds room at the inn; Ian MacDonald. The Gazette. Montreal, Que.: Dec 23, 2004. pg. C.3

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Preceded by
Don Edwards
and Bob Sauve
Winner of the Vezina Trophy
with Michel Larocque and Richard Sevigny

1981
Succeeded by
Billy Smith
Preceded by
first winner
Winner of the William M. Jennings Trophy
with Rick Wamsley

1982
Succeeded by
Billy Smith
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Simple English

Denis Herron (b. June 18, 1952 in Chambly, Quebec) is a former Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Kansas City Scouts, and Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League.

Denis won the 1981 Vezina Trophy with Montreal along with Michel Larocque and Richard Sevigny and in 1982 he won the William M. Jennings Trophy with Rick Wamsley.

References

Herron finds room at the inn; Ian MacDonald. The Gazette. Montreal, Que.: Dec 23, 2004. pg. C.3


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