Habs to retire Guy Lapointe's No. 5
MONTREAL -- Guy Lapointe's No. 5 will hang from the Bell Centre rafters beginning next season when the Montreal Canadiens retire his jersey.
Lapointe will become the 18th player to be honored by the Canadiens with a jersey retirement and the second with the No. 5, joining Bernie Geoffrion.
The defenseman played 777 regular-season and 112 playoff games for Montreal and was a part of six Stanley Cup champions.
Lapointe was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993. Next ...
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