1970 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Toronto from Trois-Rivieres (QMJHL)
5-foot-9, 165 pounds
QMJHL All-Star First Team. ... Had 52-game point streak during
Canadian • Born July
29, 1950 in Granby, Quebec • Hometown: Granby, Quebec
NEVER PLAYED IN NHL
- Joined Quebec (QMJHL) for 1970 Memorial
- Won QMJHL Beliveau Trophy as
top scorer in 1969-70.
- Played right
wing for much of his pro career.
- Took part in
Toronto's 1970 training camp, but never signed with team.
Minor-league rights traded by Jacksonville (EHL) to Des Moines (IHL) in exchange for Al Calver in December 1970.
Did not play during 1971-72 season and became an unrestricted free
Led EHL with 68 goals for Cape Cod in 1972-73.
NAHL All-Star First Team with Cape Cod in 1972-73.
Selected by Winnipeg Jets in 1973 WHA draft of established
Led NAHL in goals (67) and points (123) with Cape Cod in 1973-74.
- Named to NAHL All-Star Second Team in 1973-74.
- Signed AHL contract with
Syracuse in July 1974.
- Minor-league rights sold
by Cape Cod (NAHL) to St. Georges de Beauce in November 1975.
- Was captain of 1975-76 St.
Georges de Beauce team that won NAHL regular-season title. He had
been named captain in March 1976.
- Won NAHL
Leonard Gagnon Trophy for sportsmanship and performance with St. Georges de
Beauce in 1975-76.
- Named to NAHL All-Star Second
Team with St. Georges de Beauce in 1975-76.
- Held QMJHL record for longest point-scoring streak from 1969-70 to
1983-84, when his record of 52 games was broken by Mario Lemieux.
- Ranked third in NAHL career goals (141) and sixth in carere points
(273) when the league folded in 1977.
Post-Draft Teams: Jacksonville (EHL); Des Moines (IHL); Denver (WHL); Cape Cod (EHL/NAHL); Syracuse (AHL); St. Georges de Beauce (NAHL)
Career Beyond Hockey: Returned
to his hometown of Granby, Quebec, after his retirement.
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