Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur will be the guest of honour at the Abbotsford Heat's home opener on Oct. 11.

Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur will be the guest of honour at the Abbotsford Heat's home opener on Oct. 11.

Canadiens legend Lafleur will be guest of honour at Heat home opener

Former Montreal Canadiens superstar Guy Lafleur will be on hand for the Heat's first Legends of Hockey promotion this season

Former Montreal Canadiens superstar Guy Lafleur will be on hand for the Abbotsford Heat‘s first Legends of Hockey promotion of the season, coinciding with the team’s regular season home opener vs. the Milwaukee Admirals on Oct. 11.

Lafleur was a five-time Stanley Cup winner with the Canadiens, and is the team’s all-time leading scorer with 1,246 points. He won three Art Ross trophies as NHL scoring leader, two Hart trophies as league MVP, three Lester B. Pearson awards as the MVP as voted by the players, and one Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP. Lafleur was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988 and the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in 1996.

On Oct. 11, Lafleur will sign autographs for Heat fans starting at 6 p.m. on the concourse of the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre on a first come, first served basis. In addition, 50 lucky fans will also be chosen to meet Guy and get a guaranteed autograph from the Canadiens legend.

Previous guest for the Heat’s Legends of Hockey nights have included Lanny McDonald, Yvon Cournoyer, Darryl Sittler, Cliff Ronning and Geoff Courtnall.