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Pat LaFontaine

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'10" / 178 cm
  • Weight
    181 lbs / 82 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Team Staff profile of Pat LaFontaine also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1981-82 Detroit Compuware MNHL 79 175 149 324 - |
1982-83 Verdun Juniors QMJHL 70 104 130 234 10 | Playoffs 15 11 24 35 4
1983-84 New York Islanders NHL 15 13 6 19 6 9 | Playoffs 16 3 6 9 8
Team USA International 58 56 55 111 22 |
USA OG 6 5 4 9 0 |
1984-85 New York Islanders NHL 67 19 35 54 32 9 | Playoffs 9 1 2 3 4
1985-86 New York Islanders NHL 65 30 23 53 43 16 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 0
1986-87 New York Islanders NHL 80 38 32 70 70 -10 | Playoffs 14 5 7 12 10
USA CC 5 3 0 3 0 2 |
1987-88 New York Islanders NHL 75 47 45 92 52 12 | Playoffs 6 4 5 9 8 2
1988-89 New York Islanders “A” NHL 79 45 43 88 26 -8 |
USA WC 10 5 3 8 8 |
1989-90 New York Islanders “A” NHL 74 54 51 105 38 -13 | Playoffs 2 0 1 1 0 -1
1990-91 New York Islanders “A” NHL 75 41 44 85 42 -6 |
USA CC 6 3 1 4 2 -6 |
1991-92 Buffalo Sabres NHL 57 46 47 93 98 10 | Playoffs 7 8 3 11 4 0
1992-93 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 84 53 95 148 63 11 | Playoffs 7 2 10 12 0 0
1993-94 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 16 5 13 18 2 -4 |
1994-95 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 22 12 15 27 4 2 | Playoffs 5 2 2 4 2 -2
1995-96 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 76 40 51 91 36 -8 |
USA WCup 5 2 2 4 2 |
1996-97 Buffalo Sabres “C” NHL 13 2 6 8 4 -8 |
1997-98 New York Rangers NHL 67 23 39 62 36 -16 |
USA OG 4 1 1 2 0 -4 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1982-83 Verdun Juniors M-Cup 4 3 2 5 2 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2007-08 Long Island Royals 18U AYHL Asst. Coach
2008-09 Long Island Royals 18U AYHL Asst. Coach
2009-10 Long Island Royals 18U AYHL Head Coach
2010-11 Long Island Royals 18U AYHL Head Coach
2011-12 Long Island Royals 18U AYHL Head Coach
2013-14 Buffalo Sabres NHL Pres. of Hockey Operations
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
CC 11 6 1 7 0.64 2 -4 |
International 58 56 55 111 1.91 22 0 |
M-Cup 4 3 2 5 1.25 2 0 |
MNHL 79 175 149 324 4.10 0 0 |
NHL 865 468 545 1013 1.17 552 -4 | 69 26 36 62 0.90 36 -1
OG 10 6 5 11 1.10 0 -4 |
QMJHL 70 104 130 234 3.34 10 0 | 15 11 24 35 2.33 4 0
WC 10 5 3 8 0.80 8 0 |
WCup 5 2 2 4 0.80 2 0 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1982, 1 #4 overall by Belleville Bulls in the OHL Priority Selection

Drafted 1982, 9 #95 overall by Montréal Juniors in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Number 16 retired by Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for Buffalo Sabres

Cult/Star player for New York Islanders

Cult/Star player for USA

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