P.K. Subban: his unique career in 25 photos

P.K. Subban: his unique career in 25 photos

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P.K. Subban had a talent on the ice, but also a flamboyant personality. At 33, the Ontario defenseman has made an X over an 834-game career in the NHL with the Canadiens, the Predators and the Devils.  

The Journal has brought out 25 striking photos to illustrate his impact as a player and in the community

1 – Professor Martin

Subban's first coach in Montreal, Jacques Martin offers advice to his young defender on the team's bench during training.

2 – The ritual with Price

In his first seasons with the CH, Subban had a special routine with Carey Price with a handshake following a team victory.

3 – Weatherman

Subban had more than talent on the ice. Comfortable in front of the cameras, he was the weatherman on CTV on October 30, 2012.

4 – Norris Winner

In 2013, Subban won the trophy Norris, awarded to the best defenseman in the NHL. He beat Ryan Suter (Wild) and Kristopher Letang (Penguins) in the ballot.

5 – Subban and EA Sports

Subban participates in the launch of the popular game NHL 2014 from EA Sports.

6 – On the way to Sochi

Subban poses with Price following the announcement of their selection to the Canadian team for the Sochi Olympics. They will return from Russia with the gold medal. But Subban will play a very limited role in it.

7 – Olympic gold

Rick Nash, Jeff Carter, Subban and Sidney Crosby celebrate winning gold in Sochi.

8 – Goal in overtime

Francis Bouillon jumps into Subban's arms to celebrate the No. 76 goal in the second period of overtime in Game 1 of the second round of the playoffs against the Bruins.

9 – The Pain of Loss

Subban shakes hands with Rangers defender Marc Staal. The CH has just been eliminated in six games in the Eastern final against the Rangers in 2014.

10 – A letter on his jersey

At the traditional golf tournament, the CH presents its four deputies for the 2014-2015 season. There is no captain. Andrei Markov, Tomas Plekanec, Subban and Max Pacioretty have an “A” on their jerseys.

11 – P.K. Jackson!

For Halloween 2014, Subban dresses up as Michael Jackson.

12 – The Kiss

Andrei Markov, not known for his exuberance, kisses Subban after his goal in Game 2 of the first round of the playoffs against the Ottawa Senators in 2015 < p>

13 – Surrounded by journalists

A typical Subban scene with reporters in the Bell Center locker room. After the April 17, 2015 game in the first round of the playoffs against the Senators.

14 – Dressed as Jagr

At the 2016 All-Star Game skills contest, Subban wore a Panthers No. 68 Jaromir Jagr jersey. It also pays homage to the hair of the Czech.

15 – Chic

Subban also has a thing for fashion. He poses on the sidelines of the 2016 All-Star Game in Nashville.

16 – With Weber

He couldn't predict it. A few months after the All-Star Game in Nashville in 2016, Subban will be traded for Shea Weber.

17 – A poster still present

Subban was traded on June 29, 2016 to the Predators, but his poster still decorates the walls outside the Bell Centre.

18 – With the Preds in Montreal

On March 1, 2017, Subban participated in a press conference at the Bell Center as a member of the Nashville Predators.

19 – An emotional return to the Bell Center

The Bell Center crowd gave a warm welcome to Subban on his return to Montreal. No. 76 shed a tear following the broadcast of a video in tribute to his stay with the CH.

20 – In the Final against Crosby

Subban bickers with Penguins captain Sidney Crosby in the Stanley Cup Final.

21 – At Markov's wedding

Subban is among the guests at Andrei Markov's wedding in Russia.

22 – A Weber BBQ

Subban takes part in an advertisement for the Weber BBQ brand, a nod to Shea Weber, of CH.

23 – Gritty Laughs at Him

Gritty, the popular Philadelphia Flyers mascot, has a sign for the Devils defenseman.

24 – At the hospital with his Preds teammates

Passing through town, Subban pays a visit to the Montreal Children's Hospital with his teammates Mattias Ekholm and Ryan Johansen notably.

25 – Front Page

In November 2014, Subban found himself on the cover of Sports Illustrated magazine.