Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension to honour Habs great
The Villeray–Saint-Michel–Parc-Extension borough has announced that it will honour the memory of Montreal Candiens star Dickie Moore by naming a park after him.
Vieux Rosemont councillor Christine Gosselin made the announcement at Wednesday's meeting of the Montreal Executive Committee
.@christine_pm annonce qu'un parc de #VSMPE sera nommé en l'honneur de Dickie Moore, qui est originaire de l'arrondissement et qui a participé à six conquêtes de la Coupe Stanley avec le @CanadiensMTL #polmtl #cemtl pic.twitter.com/gS8Hiy6O1V— Projet Montréal (@projetmontreal) May 16, 2018
Moore grew up in Parc Extension and played for the Canadiens from 1951 to 1963.
He won six Stanley Cups and twice was awarded the Art Ross Trophy as the league's leading scorer.
in 2017, Moore was named one of the '100 Greatest NHL Players' in history.
Moore died in 2015 at the age of 84.