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Grand moments

December 10th, 1975
NO. 16 RETIRED FOREVER
On December 10, 1975, the Canadiens honor the greatest individual champion in NHL history by retiring Henri Richard’s No. 16. During his 20 years in Montreal, the final four of which were spent as captain, the “Pocket Rocket” appeared in a franchise-high 1,256 games and raised the Stanley Cup a league-record 11 times.