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Daniel Laperrière

Daniel Jacques "Dan" Laperrière (born March 28, 1969) is a Canadian ice hockey coach and former professional ice hockey player. Laperriere played 48 games in the National Hockey League. He is the son of NHL Hall of Famer Jacques Laperrière.[citation needed]

Daniel Laperrière
Born (1969-03-28) March 28, 1969 (age 50)
Laval, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 191 lb (87 kg; 13 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Ottawa Senators
St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft 93rd overall, 1989
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1992–2008

BiographyEdit

As a youth, Laperrière played in the 1981 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Laval, Quebec.[1]

He played with the St. Louis Blues and the Ottawa Senators. He graduated from St. Lawrence University where he played for the Skating Saints, earning Hobey Baker Award nomination in 1992.[citation needed]

Laperrière was drafted 93rd overall by St. Louis in the 1989 NHL Entry Draft, and went on to play in 48 regular season games, scoring two goals and five assists for season points, collecting 27 penalty minutes.[citation needed]

In 1997, he moved to Germany to play in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. In five seasons he played for the SERC Wild Wings and Eisbären Berlin. He also spent a season in the 2nd Bundesliga for EV Duisburg. He then spent two seasons in Switzerland's Nationalliga B for HC Ajoie.[citation needed]

He returned to Canada in 2005 to play in the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey for the Saint-Georges CRS Express. He moved to the Arizona Sundogs of the Central Hockey League in 2006 where his 57 points (11 goals and 46 assist) in 60 games was his most productive in his career and was ranked 5th among CHL defencemen in points.

He is currently a pro scout for the Colorado Avalanche.[citation needed]

Awards and honoursEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-17.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Peter Ciavaglia
ECAC Hockey Player of the Year
1991–92
Succeeded by
Ted Drury
Preceded by
Hugo Belanger
ECAC Hockey Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
1992
Succeeded by
Chris Rogles