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USA John LeClair
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2. Miro Aaltonen 6 2 8 10
3. Peter Cehlárik 7 5 4 9
4. Sergei Plotnikov 7 5 4 9
5. Sergei Shmelyov 6 4 5 9
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
LW
Age
52
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
225 lbs / 102 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Agency
Highlights
1-time World Cup Gold Medal 1
1-time Olympic Silver Medal 1
1-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 1

Sons: Cal LeClair and Jagger LeClair

LeClair was the first American-born player to score 50 goals in 3 straight seasons. The big winger played on Philadelphia's "Legion of Doom" line with Eric Lindros and Mikael Renberg. He played in 5 All-Star games and won a Stanley Cup with the Canadiens in 1993 and a World Cup in 1996. He retired in 2007 with 406 goals and 413 assists.

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1985-86 Bellows Free Academy USHS-VT 22 41 28 69 14 |
1986-87 Bellows Free Academy USHS-VT 23 44 40 84 14 |
1987-88 Univ. of Vermont NCAA 20 12 22 34 58 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 4 2 6 12 |
1988-89 Univ. of Vermont NCAA 18 9 12 21 40 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 6 4 10 12 |
1989-90 Univ. of Vermont NCAA 10 10 6 16 38 |
1990-91 Univ. of Vermont NCAA 33 25 20 45 58 |
Montréal Canadiens NHL 10 2 5 7 2 1 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 2
1991-92 Montréal Canadiens NHL 59 8 11 19 14 5 | Playoffs 8 1 1 2 4 -2
Fredericton Canadiens AHL 8 7 7 14 10 13 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 4 -4
1992-93 Montréal Canadiens NHL 72 19 25 44 33 11 | Playoffs 20 4 6 10 14 2
1993-94 Montréal Canadiens NHL 74 19 24 43 32 17 | Playoffs 7 2 1 3 8 -1
1994-95 Montréal Canadiens NHL 9 1 4 5 10 -1 |
Philadelphia Flyers NHL 37 25 24 49 20 21 | Playoffs 15 5 7 12 4 7
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 51 46 97 64 21 | Playoffs 11 6 5 11 6 3
1996-97 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 50 47 97 58 44 | Playoffs 19 9 12 21 10 5
USA WCup 7 6 4 10 6 9 |
1997-98 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 82 51 36 87 32 30 | Playoffs 5 1 1 2 8 -4
USA OG 4 0 1 1 0 -2 |
1998-99 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 76 43 47 90 30 36 | Playoffs 6 3 0 3 12 0
1999-00 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 82 40 37 77 36 8 | Playoffs 18 6 7 13 6 3
2000-01 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 16 7 5 12 0 2 | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 2 -2
2001-02 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 82 25 26 51 30 5 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 2 -2
USA OG 6 6 1 7 2 2 |
2002-03 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 35 18 10 28 16 10 | Playoffs 13 2 3 5 10 5
2003-04 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 75 23 32 55 51 20 | Playoffs 18 2 2 4 8 2
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Pittsburgh Penguins “A” NHL 73 22 29 51 61 -24 |
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 21 2 5 7 12 -2 |
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 8 7 7 14 1.75 10 13 | 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 4 -4
NCAA 4 81 56 60 116 1.43 194 - | 0
NHL 16 967 406 413 819 0.85 501 204 | 14 154 42 47 89 0.58 94 18
OG 2 10 6 2 8 0.80 2 0 | 0
USHS-VT 2 45 85 68 153 3.40 28 - | 0
WCup 1 7 6 4 10 1.43 6 9 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 10 6 16 1.14 24 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Éric Desjardins (D) 1990-2004 14 Montréal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers
Chris Therien (D) 1994-2004 10 Philadelphia Flyers
Mark Recchi (F) 1994-2007 9 Montréal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins
Mathieu Schneider (D) 1987-1998 8 Montréal Canadiens, USA (OG), USA (WCup), USA U20

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1987, 16 #151 overall by Verdun Jr. Canadiens in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Cult/Star player for Bellows Free Academy

Cult/Star player for Montréal Canadiens

Cult/Star player for Philadelphia Flyers

Cult/Star player for Univ. of Vermont

Career transactions
- 2005-08-15 • Signed by the Pittsburgh Penguins
- 1995-02-09 • Traded to the Philadelphia Flyers with Éric Desjardins & Gilbert Dionne for Mark Recchi & a 1995 3rd round pick (Martin Hohenberger)

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