René Georges Drolet (born November 13, 1944) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey centre who played in two National Hockey League (NHL) games, one with the Philadelphia Flyers and the other with the Detroit Red Wings. He also had a great career in the AHL playing with the Quebec Aces, Richmond Robins, Virginia Wings and Rochester Americans.
November 13, 1944|
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)|
Detroit Red Wings
Drolet was one of the leading scorers in American Hockey League history, totalling 298 goals and 443 assists for 741 points in 840 games with the Quebec Aces, Richmond Robins, Virginia Wings and Rochester Americans. He registered 10 consecutive 20-goal seasons in the AHL and was the league's leading scorer during the 1970s.
He passed on his love and passion for hockey to his family. They have been celebrating the New Year for the past 20 years by playing an intergenerational hockey game on the lake near their house. They have even created their own version of the Stanley Cup.
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