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Georges Laraque (born December 7, 1976) is a professional ice hockey forward, and a radio host for CFRN. He and teammate Francis Bouillon are among the very few NHL players of Haitian descent. He is currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League as an enforcer. He is also known as "Big George" or simply "BGL". Laraque is a vegetarian and working towards becoming vegan.

Laraque entered the QMJHL, where he played for a variety of teams. In 173 games at the junior level, Laraque stockpiled 107 points and 661 penalty minutes. Laraque was a member of the 1996 Granby Pr├ędateurs team which won the Memorial Cup.

After finishing junior, Laraque spent parts of three seasons with the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs.

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