Georges Laraque getting into politics
MONTREAL -- Former NHL tough guy Georges Laraque is going into politics.
The 36-year-old Laraque will campaign for a seat from Montreal in Canada's House of Commons, he said Tuesday.
A former Edmonton Oiler, Pittsburgh Penguin and Canadien, Laraque racked up 1,126 penalty minutes from 1997-2010, better known for his left jab than for his wrist shot.
But in recent years he's also become known for his political activism as a vegan, animal-rights crusader and environmentalist.
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