Top 100 Habs: #42

#42: Terry Harper

 Terry Harper played 10 seasons with the Montreal Canadiens, winning Stanley Cups in five of those seasons.

Terry Harper

Terry Harper

A defensive defenceman (he scored only 35 goals in more than 1,000 games), Harper’s main job was to keep the other teams from scoring.

Only once in his 19-year career did he ever score more than five goals (with the Detroit Red Wings in 1975-86), and his highest output with the Habs was only four in 1969-70.

But he was looked to as a leader. With the Los Angeles Kings, he served as captain for two years. He was also part of the trade that sent Marcel Dionne to the Kings.

For more information on Terry Harper:

Hockey Hall of Fame



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