Martin Gendron

Martin Gendron (born February 15, 1974) is a Canadian former ice hockey forward.

Martin Gendron
Born (1974-02-15) February 15, 1974 (age 47)
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 176 lb (80 kg; 12 st 8 lb)
Position Right wing
Shot Right
Played for Washington Capitals
Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft 71st overall, 1992
Washington Capitals
Playing career 1994–2008


Gendron was born in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. As a youth, he played in the 1988 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield.[1]

Drafted in 1992 by the Washington Capitals, he spent about four seasons in the Capitals system before he was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks.[citation needed] Unable to break into the lineup in Chicago, Gendron remained in the minors until he left to play in Europe in 2000.[citation needed]

Gendron was the top goal scorer in the 1994 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.[citation needed]

Gendron was the top goalscorer in the Swiss League during the 2002–03 and 2003–2004 seasons.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-26.

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