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Cousins: Daren Puppa & Derek Puppa
Ralph Backstrom won 6 Stanley Cups with the Canadiens from 1959-69. He scored 40 points as a rookie in 1959 and won the Calder Trophy. He reached the 40-point mark 10 times and set career highs in 1962 with 27 goals and 65 points. Backstrom retired from the NHL in 1973 with 278 goals and 361 assists.
Backstrom, 83, died on February 7, 2021, in Windsor, Colo.