Michel Plante

Michel Plante (born January 19, 1952) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played in the World Hockey Association (WHA).[1] Drafted in the fifth round of the 1972 NHL Amateur Draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Plante opted to play in the WHA after being selected by the Miami Screaming Eagles in the WHA General Player Draft.[1] He played parts of two seasons for the Blazers franchise — which had moved from Miami before their inaugural season — in Philadelphia and Vancouver.[2]

Michel Plante
Born (1952-01-19) January 19, 1952 (age 68)
Drummondville, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Philadelphia Blazers
Vancouver Blazers
NHL Draft 75th overall, 1972
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1972–1978

As a youth, he played in the 1964 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Drummondville.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1969–70 Drummondville Rangers QMJHL 56 28 21 49 43 6 2 5 7 24
1970–71 Drummondville Rangers QMJHL 61 39 54 93 43 6 4 6 10 0
1971–72 Drummondville Rangers QMJHL 62 34 54 88 34 9 5 10 15 4
1972–73 Philadelphia Blazers WHA 70 13 12 25 35 4 0 0 0 2
1973–74 Vancouver Blazers WHA 22 3 2 5 2
1973–74 Roanoke Valley Rebels SHL 21 7 11 18 6 12 8 7 15 12
1974–75 Philadelphia Firebirds NAHL 66 28 34 62 40 4 0 1 1 0
1975–76 Philadelphia Firebirds NAHL 73 52 66 118 70 16 7 20 27 25
1976–77 Philadelphia Firebirds NAHL 74 22 40 62 32 4 3 1 4 0
1977–78 Port Huron Flags IHL 64 23 36 59 57 17 3 2 5 4
WHA totals 92 16 14 30 37 4 0 0 0 2

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "1972 NHL Amateur Draft -- Michel Plante". Hockey Draft Central. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
  2. ^ Michel Plante career statistics at EliteProspects.com. Retrieved March 19, 2014.
  3. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-04.

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