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Son: Matthew Gelinas
Gélinas was selected 7th overall in 1988 after scoring 131 points and winning a QMJHL Championship with the Hull Olympiques. He won a Stanley Cup with the Oilers as a rookie in 1990 after scoring 17 goals and 25 points in 41 games. He made 3 more Stanley Cup appearances with the Canucks in 1997, the Hurricanes in 2002, and the Flames in 2004. Gélinas reached the 50-point mark 4 times and set career highs with 35 goals and 68 points in 1997. He retired from the NHL in 2008 with 309 goals and 351 assists.