Open main menu

Marcel Pronovost

Canadian ice hockey defenceman

Joseph Rene Marcel Pronovost (June 15, 1930 – April 26, 2015) was a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman and coach. He played in 1,206 games over 20 National Hockey League (NHL) seasons and for the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs between 1950 and 1970.

Marcel Pronovost
Hockey Hall of Fame, 1978
1957 Topps Marcel Pronovost.png
1957 card of Pronovost with the Red Wings
Born (1930-06-15)June 15, 1930
Lac-à-la-Tortue, QC, CAN
Died April 26, 2015(2015-04-26) (aged 84)
Windsor, ON, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1949–1970

Pronovost died on April 26, 2015, after a brief illness, aged 84.[1]


  1. Duff, Bob (2015-04-27). "Hockey Hall of Famer Marcel Pronovost dead at 84". Windsor Star. Retrieved 2015-04-27.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Marcel Pronovost at Wikimedia Commons