Denis Gauthier
Player Facts
  • Position
    D
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    225 lbs / 102 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Gauthier was a bulky defenseman who loved to play a physical game. A great open-ice hitter, he would sometimes lose his positioning to lower the boom on an opponent. He was also a great team guy. However, he neved contributed much on offense in the NHL.
- Erik K. Piri, EP

Nephew: Julien Gauthier
Son: Ethan Gauthier

Team Staff profile of Denis Gauthier also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1991-92 Richelieu Regents QAHA - - - - - |
1992-93 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 61 1 7 8 136 | Playoffs 10 0 5 5 40
1993-94 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 60 0 7 7 176 | Playoffs 9 2 0 2 41
1994-95 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 64 9 31 40 190 -13 | Playoffs 4 0 5 5 12
1995-96 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 53 25 49 74 140 -3 | Playoffs 6 4 4 8 32 0
Saint John Flames AHL 5 2 0 2 8 -1 | Playoffs 16 1 6 7 20 1
Canada U20 WJC-20 6 1 1 2 6 |
1996-97 Saint John Flames AHL 73 3 28 31 74 2 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 6 -1
1997-98 Calgary Flames NHL 10 0 0 0 16 -5 |
Saint John Flames AHL 68 4 20 24 154 -4 | Playoffs 21 0 4 4 83 1
1998-99 Calgary Flames NHL 55 3 4 7 68 3 |
Saint John Flames AHL 16 0 3 3 31 -3 |
1999-00 Calgary Flames NHL 39 1 1 2 50 -4 |
2000-01 Calgary Flames NHL 62 2 6 8 78 3 |
2001-02 Calgary Flames NHL 66 5 8 13 91 9 |
2002-03 Calgary Flames NHL 72 1 11 12 99 5 |
2003-04 Calgary Flames NHL 80 1 15 16 113 4 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 4 2
2005-06 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 45 2 9 11 61 -4 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 17 0 0 0 37 6 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 19 -5
2006-07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 43 0 4 4 45 -11 |
2007-08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 78 3 15 18 80 16 | Playoffs 11 0 1 1 17 -7
2008-09 Los Angeles Kings NHL 65 2 2 4 90 -11 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2010-11 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL Asst. Coach
2011-12 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL Asst. Coach
2012-13 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL Asst. Coach
2013-14 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL Asst. Coach
2014-15 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 240 12 66 78 0.33 347 10 | 53 1 11 12 0.23 126 -6
NHL 554 17 60 77 0.14 748 -5 | 12 0 2 2 0.17 23 -3
QAHA 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 |
QMJHL 238 35 94 129 0.54 642 -16 | 29 6 14 20 0.69 125 0
WJC-20 6 1 1 2 0.33 6 0 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1992, 2 #17 overall by Drummondville Voltigeurs in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Number 21 retired by Drummondville Voltigeurs

Cult/Star player for Drummondville Voltigeurs

Career transactions
- 2008-07-01 • Traded to the Los Angeles Kings with a 2010 2nd rounder (traded to MIN: Jason Zucker) for Patrik Hersley & Ned Lukacevic
- 2006-03-23 • Signed to a three-year contract extension by the Philadelphia Flyers
- 2006-03-09 • Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers for Josh Gratton & a 2006 2nd rounder (traded to FLA: Shawn Matthias)
- 2004-08-26 • Traded to the Phoenix Coyotes with Oleg Saprykin for Daymond Langkow
- 1995-07-08 • Selected 20th overall in the NHL Entry Draft by the Calgary Flames