Born in Haiti, he moved to Ste-Foy, Quebec when he was just a few months old. His parents didn’t know anything about hockey, but quickly learned about all the equipment their son would need to play. He turned his passion into an impressive career that saw him play five seasons in the NHL, represent Canada at the 1988 Olympics in Calgary and at the 1996 and 1997 Spengler Cup tournaments. On March 1, 1988, Vilgrain became the first Haitian-born player to play in the NHL when he suited up for the Vancouver Canucks against the Philadephia Flyers. READ MORE >


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