Claude Lemieux

Claude Lemieux

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Born:

July 16, 1965 Buckingham, QC, CAN

Height:

6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)

Weight:

215 lb (98 kg)

Position:

Right Wing

Shoots:

Right

Played for:

NHL Montreal Canadiens New Jersey Devils
Colorado Avalanche Phoenix Coyotes
Dallas Stars San Jose Sharks

NHL Draft:

26th overall, 1983 Montreal Canadiens

Playing Career:

1983-2003
2008-2009

Biography

He was drafted 26th overall by the Montreal Canadiens in 1983

Although he played over 1200 games in the NHL, he is better known as one of the greatest playoff performers of all time

He is one of only 4 players to win a Stanley cup with 3 different teams

His 19 game winning goals in the playoffs ranks second all time and his 80 total career playoff goals rank 9th all time

He is the winner of the 1995 Conn Smythe Award, as well as a playoff MVP with the New Jersey Devils