1969 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Round Overall
6 63
Guy Delparte
Selected by Montreal from London (OHA)
Montreal Canadiens London Knights
Guy Delparte

5-foot-10, 175 pounds

Left-hand shot

Left Wing

Pre-Draft Statistics

Year Team League GP G A TP PIM
1967-68 Sudbury NOJHL 32 6 25 31 110
1968-69 St. Catharines OHA 24 4 11 15 34
  London OHA 32 6 17 23 62

Pre-Draft Notes

Also played defense. ... Played for Sudbury Wolves (NOJHL) from 1964 to 1968.
Canadian • Born August 30, 1949 in Prince Albert, Sask. • Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Career Vitals

First contract: 1972
Debut: October 5, 1976
(Colorado vs. Toronto)
Final NHL game: February 25, 1977
(Colorado vs. Boston)
Retired: 1981
Stanley Cup: Never won
Number worn: 7

Career NHL Statistics

Team: Colorado
Years: 1976-1977. Playoffs: None

Regular Season
1 year 48 1 8 9 18
Stanley Cup Playoffs
0 years 0 0 0 0 0
Complete statistics available at NHL.com 

Career Highlights

Also played defense during his pro career. ... Played on 1977-78 Maine team that won AHL regular-season title. ... Won AHL Calder Cup with Maine in 1978. ... Played on 1978-79 Maine team that won AHL regular-season title. ... Won AHL Calder Cup with Maine in 1979. ... Played on the first Colorado Rockies team after the franchise (that later became New Jersey Devils) relocated from Kansas City in 1976. ... Played in the Colorado Rockies' first-ever game on Oct. 5, 1976. ... Had two assists for Colorado in his second NHL game on Oct. 8, 1976, vs. N.Y. Rangers.

Transaction History

Dec. 10, 1968 -- Traded by St. Catharines (OHA) with Bob Channell to London for Alan Young in December 1968. Oct. 4, 1976 -- Signed with Colorado as an undrafted free agent after making team as an invitee to training camp. September 1977 -- Signed with Philadelphia as an unrestricted free agent.

Life Outside the NHL

Full Name: Guy Phillipe Delparte

Other Post-Draft Teams: Johnstown (EHL); Nova Scotia (AHL); Oklahoma City (CHL); Rhode Island, Maine, Springfield (AHL)

Coaching Career: Was head coach at Scarborough High School in Scarborough, Maine, for several years. ... Named assistant coach at Cheverus High School in Portland in 2009.

Career Beyond Hockey: Worked as a truck driver out of Scarborough, Maine, after his retirement -- running his own, independent trucking business called Jetport Inc.


Selected by Los Angeles Sharks in 1972 WHA Draft, first-ever WHA Draft, in February 1972. Became an unrestricted free agent when Montreal opted not to renew his contract in 1975. Invited to try out for Colorado by GM Ray Miron, who had been his coach in Oklahoma City. Temporarily moved from left wing to defense for Colorado due to injuries in 1976-77.
Total Selected: 84
Forwards: 58
Defense: 18
Goaltenders: 8
Major Junior: 68
College Players: 8
Canadian: 78
Euro-Canadian: 1
American: 4
European: 1
Reached NHL: 49
Won Stanley Cup: 10
Hall of Fame: 1
All-Star Game: 7
Year-end All-Star: 1
Olympians: 2
Picks Traded: 11


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