Longtime Habs trainer dies

Eddy Palchak, seen here attending Pat Burns' funeral last year, has died. (Philippe-Olivier...

Eddy Palchak, seen here attending Pat Burns' funeral last year, has died. (Philippe-Olivier Contant/QMI Agency/Files)

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, Last Updated: 10:36 AM ET

Retired Montreal Canadiens trainer and equipment manager Eddy Palchak died Wednesday night at the age of 71.

Palchak was with the club for 31 years and has his name inscribed on the Stanley Cup an incredible 10 times.

In 1998, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the Professional Hockey Athletic Trainers Society wing.


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