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Denis Herron
Position Goaltender
5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)
165 lb (75 kg)
Teams NHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
Kansas City Scouts
Montreal Canadiens
Hershey Bears
Baltimore Skipjacks
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born June 18 1952 (1952-06-18) (age 64),
Chambly, Quebec
NHL Draft 40th Overall, 1972
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pro Career 1972 – 1981

Denis Herron (born June 18, 1952 in Chambly, Quebec) is a former Canadian professional goaltender who played for the Montreal Canadiens, Kansas City Scouts, and Pittsburgh Penguins in the National Hockey League.

He was picked 40th overall in the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins from the junior Trois Rivieres Ducs. Herron played parts of three seasons with the Penguins before being traded to the Kansas City Scouts in 1975. After two seasons with the Scouts he returned to the Penguins in 1976.

He was traded to the Montreal Canadiens in 1979. Denis won the 1981 Vezina Trophy with Montreal along with Michel Larocque and Richard Sevigny and in 1982 he won the William M. Jennings Trophy with Rick Wamsley.

In 1982 Herron was traded back to the Penguins with whom he played until his retirement in 1986.


His niece, Catherine Herron won the 2012 Clarkson Cup.


Preceded by
Don Edwards
and Bob Sauve
Winner of the Vezina Trophy
with Michel Larocque and Richard Sevigny

Succeeded by
Billy Smith
Preceded by
first winner
Winner of the William M. Jennings Trophy
with Rick Wamsley

Succeeded by
Billy Smith

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