Claude Larose (ice hockey, born 1955)

Claude Andre Larose (born May 17, 1955 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec[1]) is a retired professional ice hockey player who was drafted first overall in the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft and played 252 games in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Cincinnati Stingers and Indianapolis Racers. After the dissolution of the WHA, he played 25 games for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.[1] In 1983-84 he won the John B. Sollenberger Trophy for leading the AHL in scoring.[2] He ultimately retired in 1998 after playing a few seasons for the Windsor Papetiers of the LNAH.

Claude Larose
Born (1955-05-17) May 17, 1955 (age 65)
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for WHA
Cincinnati Stingers
Indianapolis Racers
NHL
New York Rangers
NHL Draft 120th overall, 1975
New York Rangers
WHA Draft 1st overall, 1975
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1975–1986
1996–1998

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1971–72 Drummondville Rangers QMJHL 61 9 10 19 2 9 0 2 2 0
1972–73 Drummondville Rangers QMJHL 61 63 50 113 12
1973–74 Drummondville Rangers QMJHL 70 56 77 133 16
1974–75 Shawinigan Dynamos QMJHL 35 29 31 60 6
1974–75 Sherbrooke Castors QMJHL 39 40 44 84 4 13 12 16 28 2
1974–75 Sherbrooke Castors MC 3 5 3 8 2
1975–76 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 79 28 24 52 19
1976–77 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 81 30 46 76 8 4 2 1 3 0
1977–78 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 51 11 20 31 6
1977–78 Indianapolis Racers WHA 28 14 16 30 12
1978–79 Indianapolis Racers WHA 13 5 8 13 0
1978–79 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 42 25 25 50 7 10 7 5 12 2
1979–80 New York Rangers NHL 25 4 7 11 2
1979–80 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 31 16 27 43 4
1980–81 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 80 30 27 57 12 4 1 2 3 0
1981–82 Springfield Indians AHL 76 30 36 66 12
1981–82 New York Rangers NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1982–83 EHC Wetzikon CHE II 44 17 61
1983–84 Sherbrooke Jets AHL 80 53 67 120 6
1984–85 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 77 36 43 79 4 17 10 6 16 8
1985–86 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 65 38 39 77 2
1996–97 Windsor Papetiers QSPHL 29 25 19 44 14
1997–98 Windsor Papetiers QSPHL 35 20 29 49 4
WHA totals 252 88 114 202 45 4 2 1 3 0
AHL totals 451 228 264 492 47 31 18 13 31 10

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b New York Rangers. "Claude Larose player stats". database. NHL.com. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 8 August 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ AHL hall of fame. "JOHN B. SOLLENBERGER TROPHY". database. AHL. Archived from the original on 26 June 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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Preceded by
Pat Price
WHA First Overall Draft Pick
1975
Succeeded by
Blair Chapman
Preceded by
Don Larway
Cincinnati Stingers first round draft pick
1975
Succeeded by
Peter Marsh