Pierre Rioux

Pierre Rioux (born February 1, 1962) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played 14 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Calgary Flames in 1982–83. Rioux recorded one goal and two assists in his NHL career.

Pierre Rioux
Born (1962-02-01) February 1, 1962 (age 59)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 167 lb (76 kg; 11 st 13 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Calgary Flames
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1982–2000

Playing careerEdit

Rioux was born in Quebec City, Quebec. As a youth, Rioux played in the 1974 and 1975 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from Quebec City.[1]

Rioux spent three seasons with the Shawinigan Cataractes of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, recording 130 points in 1980–81 and 152 points in 1981–82. In 1982, Rioux was a member of the gold medal-winning Canadian team at the World Junior Hockey Championships. He was also named a QMJHL First Team All-Star.

As a player with the Flames in 1982, he appeared in 14 games. After three seasons in the minors, Rioux moved to Europe to play in 1986, spent all but one season in Germany until he returned to Quebec in 2000. Rioux played one season of senior hockey in Quebec in 2000–01 before retiring.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-11.

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