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Paulin Joseph Bordeleau (born January 29, 1953) is a Canadian and French retired professional ice hockey forward.

Paulin Bordeleau
Born (1953-01-29) January 29, 1953 (age 66)
Relatives
Ice hockey career
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Fredericton Canadiens (AHL)
HC Mont Blanc (France)
Megeve (France)
HC Tours (France)
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
Vancouver Canucks
Tulsa Oilers (CHL)
National team  France
NHL Draft 19th overall, 1973
Vancouver Canucks
WHA Draft 4th overall, 1973
Toronto Toros
Playing career 1973–1988
1996

Born in Noranda, Quebec, Bordeleau started his National Hockey League career with the Vancouver Canucks in 1973. He spent his entire NHL career with the Canucks. He left the NHL after the 1976 season and jumped to the World Hockey Association. There, he played for the Quebec Nordiques. He then finished his career in the French Ligue Magnus. He played for France at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

His son Sébastien Bordeleau briefly played in the NHL with his most noteworthy stint being with the Nashville Predators.

Paulin was one of three brothers playing professional hockey in the 1970s with J.P. Bordeleau playing for the Chicago Black Hawks and Christian Bordeleau starring for the Quebec Nordiques of the WHA.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1967–68 Noranda Copper Kings QNWJHL 27 15 15 30 21
1969–70 Montreal Junior Canadiens OHA 41 18 29 47 48 16 3 6 9 6
1970–71 Toronto Marlboros OHA 45 27 42 69 69 13 13 11 24 24
1971–72 Toronto Marlboros OHA 34 34 33 67 37 10 9 7 16 7
1972–73 Toronto Marlboros OHA 56 54 43 97 26
1973–74 Vancouver Canucks NHL 68 11 13 24 20
1974–75 Vancouver Canucks NHL 67 17 31 48 21 5 2 1 3 0
1975–76 Vancouver Canucks NHL 48 5 12 17 6
1975–76 Tulsa Oilers CHL 14 5 9 14 11 3 0 0 0 0
1976–77 Quebec Nordiques WHA 80 42 41 82 52 16 12 9 21 12
1977–78 Quebec Nordiques WHA 77 42 23 65 29 11 4 6 10 2
1978–79 Quebec Nordiques WHA 77 17 12 29 44 4 1 0 1 0
1980–81 ASG Tours FRA 36 43 23 66 10 17 9 26
1981–82 Megève FRA 26 33 20 53
1982–83 Megève FRA 28 44 28 72
1983–84 Megève FRA 32 39 29 68
1984–85 Megève FRA 32 16 10 26
1985–86 Megève FRA 32 22 44 66
1986–87 Mont-Blanc FRA 36 57 47 104 24
1987–88 Mont-Blanc FRA 28 20 22 42 63
1996–97 Fredericton Canadiens AHL 3 1 3 4 2
NHL totals 183 33 56 89 47 5 2 1 3 0
WHA totals 234 101 76 177 125 31 17 15 32 14
FRA totals 250 274 223 497 10 17 9 26

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event GP G A Pts PIM
1986 France WC-B 7 2 1 3 4
1987 France WC-B 7 9 6 15 24
1988 France Oly 6 2 2 4 24
Senior totals 20 13 9 22 52

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