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Louis "Leapin' Louie" Fontinato (born January 20, 1932 in Guelph, Ontario) was a defenceman in the National Hockey League with the New York Rangers and Montreal Canadiens.

Fontinato currently runs a cattle operation in Campbellville, Ontario.

Legacy

In the book 100 Ranger Greats (John Wiley & Sons, 2009) by Russ Cohen, John Halligan and Adam Raider, the authors ranked Fontinato No. 95 on the all-time list of New York Rangers.

References

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  1. ^ Un Jeu Si Simple[1] by Gilles Groulx, National Film Board (1964), 30-minute documentary film, includes footage of Lou Fontinato including career-ending neck injury vs. NY Rangers on March 9, 1963.

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