Claude Joseph Antoine Provost (September 17, 1933 in Montreal, Quebec – April 17, 1984 in Florida) was a Canadian professional ice hockey right winger.
Provost played his entire NHL career with the Montreal Canadiens. He won the Stanley Cup 9 times and the first ever Bill Masterton Trophy awarded for perseverance in 1968.
He suffered a fatal heart attack while playing tennis at his home in Florida in 1984.
Provost won the most Stanley Cups of anyone who is not a member of Hockey Hall of Fame. Every other player and executive who has won at least 8 Stanley Cups has been named to the Hockey Hall of Fame.
By Dean Hanley
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