1971 NHL Amateur Draft Pick
Montreal from Sorel (QMJHL)
5-foot-8, 150 pounds
Hockey News Pre-Draft Rank: 13
Led QMJHL with 3.98 GAA in 1969-70. ... Joined Sorel during 1967-68
Canadian • Born November
6, 1951 in Sorel, Quebec • Hometown: Sorel, Quebec
NEVER PLAYED IN NHL
- Played for St. Jerome (QJHL) in 1969 Memorial
Joined Quebec (QMJHL) for 1970 Memorial Cup tournament, but did not
appear in any games.
Won QMJHL's inaugural Top Goaltender Award with Sorel in 1969-70.
- Won Memorial Cup with Quebec (QMJHL) in 1971
after being loaned to team by Sorel for the Memorial Cup tournament
semifinal series vs. St. Catharines (OHA). He played in the series
vs. St. Catharines but did not appear in the final series.
Named to QMJHL All-Star First Team with Sorel in 1970-71.
- Selected by Quebec Nordiques in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, the
first draft in league history, in February 1972.
- Won AHL Calder Cup with Nova Scotia in 1972.
- Shared AHL Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (lowest team
goals-against average) with Michel Larocques for Nova Scotia in 1972-73.
three-year WHA contract with Quebec on June 11, 1973.
- Missed remainder of 1974-75 season with knee injury, suffered during a Nov.
13, 1974 practice with Maine (NAHL). He had played in only one game prior to the
injury -- vs. Cape Cod on Nov. 12, 1974.
- Claimed by Calgary from Quebec in WHA Intra-league draft on June 30, 1976.
- Played on 1976-77 Saginaw team that won AHL regular-season title.
- Won IHL Turner Cup with Saginaw in 1977.
- Retired from pro hockey due to shoulder injury in 1977.
- Inducted into the Sorel-Tracy Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.
Post-Draft Teams: Nova Scotia (AHL); Quebec (WHA); Maine (NAHL); Saginaw (IHL);
Sorel, Berthier, Louiseville (Quebec Sr.)
Career Beyond Hockey: Returned
home to Sorel, Quebec, after his retirement and coached Midget AAA
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