Patrick Côté (ice hockey)

Patrick Côté (born January 24, 1975) is a former professional ice hockey player. He played in six seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL), and later played the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey in his native Quebec.

Patrick Côté
Born (1975-01-24) January 24, 1975 (age 46)
LaSalle, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Dallas Stars
Nashville Predators
Edmonton Oilers
NHL Draft 37th overall, 1995
Dallas Stars
Playing career 1995–2008

BiographyEdit

Côté was born in LaSalle, Quebec. As a youth, he played in the 1989 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Saint-Laurent, Quebec.[1]

Selected 37th overall by the Dallas Stars in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, Côté played only eight NHL games in three seasons with the Stars.[2][3] He signed with the Nashville Predators where he scored three points (one goal and two assists) in 91 games over two seasons, picking up 313 penalty minutes. He also played six games for the Edmonton Oilers. He played several seasons in the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey between 2001 and 2008.[4]

In 2002, he was arrested in Malone, New York, after police found 30 pounds of marijuana in his car. He pleaded guilty to a reduced charge.[5] On July 22, 2014, he was sentenced to prison for 30 months following his robbery of two banks in suburban Montreal.[6][7]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1993–94 Beauport Harfangs QMJHL 48 2 4 6 230 12 1 0 1 61
1994–95 Beauport Harfangs QMJHL 56 20 20 40 314 17 8 8 16 115
1995–96 Michigan K-Wings IHL 57 4 6 10 239 3 0 0 0 2
1995–96 Dallas Stars NHL 2 0 0 0 5
1996–97 Michigan K-Wings IHL 58 14 10 24 237 4 2 0 2 6
1996–97 Dallas Stars NHL 3 0 0 0 27
1997–98 Michigan K-Wings IHL 4 2 0 2 4
1997–98 Dallas Stars NHL 3 0 0 0 15
1998–99 Nashville Predators NHL 70 1 2 3 242
1999–00 Nashville Predators NHL 21 0 0 0 70
2000–01 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 16 0 1 1 61
2000–01 Edmonton Oilers NHL 6 0 0 0 18
2001–02 Laval Chiefs LHSPQ 6 0 0 0 53
2002–03 Laval Chiefs LHSPQ 19 4 3 7 134 10 0 2 2 62
2003–04 Laval Chiefs LHSMQ 28 0 6 6 320 6 1 0 1 23
2004–05 Laval Chiefs LNAH 4 0 0 0 23
2005–06 Laval Chiefs LNAH 14 2 1 3 81 3 0 0 0 68
2006–07 St-Jean Chiefs LNAH 28 3 9 12 184 9 0 2 2 42
2007–08 Sorel-Tracy Mission LNAH 8 1 1 2 34
NHL totals 105 1 2 3 377

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-29.
  2. ^ "Patrick Cote". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  3. ^ "1995 NHL Entry Draft". The Hockek Database. Retrieved 12 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Patrick Cote player profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  5. ^ Peters, Chris (July 23, 2014). "Former NHLer confesses to robbing two banks in Quebec". cbssports.com. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
  6. ^ McKnight, Zoe (July 23, 2014). "Former NHLer Patrick Cote jailed for armed robbery: reports". Toronto Star. Retrieved June 29, 2018.
  7. ^ "Former NHLer jailed for bank robberies". CJAD 800 AM. Archived from the original on 2014-07-25. Retrieved 2014-07-23.

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