October 30, 1952|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)|
56th overall, 1972|
Lalonde was born in Toronto, Ontario. As a youth, he played in the 1965 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with the Scarboro Lions minor ice hockey team. He played junior in the Ontario Hockey League before turning professional with the Hershey Bears in 1972–73. He played nine games with the Pittsburgh Penguins that season and made the Penguins' roster the following season. He was traded to the Washington Capitals in December 1974. He would play the rest of his career through the 1979–80 season in the Capitals organization. Lalonde played 397 games in the NHL, scoring 45 goals and 78 assists for 123 points. During his time with the Capitals, he became the first player in franchise history to record a hat trick on March 30, 1975 against the Detroit Red Wings.
- "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-04.
- Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Hockey-Reference.com, or Legends of Hockey, or The Internet Hockey Database
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com