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Pierre Turgeon (born August 28, 1969) is a retired French Canadian professional hockey player who played for the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Dallas Stars, and the Colorado Avalanche. Pierre is the younger brother of former NHL player Sylvain Turgeon.

Turgeon was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres as the 1st overall pick in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. Rick Jeanneret, play-by-play announcer for the Sabres, coined the phrase "Ooh-la-la Pierre" for Pierre Turgeon.

In 1991, Turgeon, along with Benoit Hogue, Uwe Krupp, and Dave McLlwain, was traded to the New York Islanders for Pat LaFontaine, Randy Wood, Randy Hillier, and future considerations. Turgeon's best season as an Islander was the 1992–93 season, where he scored 58 goals and 132 points and helped lead the Islanders to the Wales Conference Finals where they would lose to eventual Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens in five games. Along the way, the Islanders defeated the Washington Capitals and upset the two time defending Stanley Cup champions Pittsburgh Penguins.

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