Alain Lemieux

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Alain Lemieux
Alain Lemieux 1982.JPG
Lemieux in 1982
Born (1961-05-24) May 24, 1961 (age 53)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 00 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for NHL
St. Louis Blues
Quebec Nordiques
Pittsburgh Penguins
AHL
Springfield Indians
Fredericton Express
Baltimore Skipjacks
Hershey Bears
IHL
Peoria Rivermen
Indianapolis Ice
Albany Choppers
Milwaukee Admirals
CHL
Salt Lake Golden Eagles
Montana Magic
FNL
Kärpät Oulu
SaiPa Lappeenranta
WCHL
Tucson Gila Monsters
RHI
Pittsburgh Phantoms
NHL Draft 96th overall, 1980
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 1981–1998

Alain Lemieux (born May 24, 1961 in Montreal, Quebec) is a retired ice hockey player. He played in the National Hockey League with the St. Louis Blues, Quebec Nordiques, and Pittsburgh Penguins. He is also the older brother of NHL great Mario Lemieux.

Career[edit]

In 1986 he also played in Switzerland for EHC Olten. He also played most of the 1986–87 season with the AHL's Baltimore Skipjacks then went to the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins for the rest of the season. However while with the Penguins, Lemieux only played 1 game in a Pittsburgh uniform. On February 17, 1987 Alain played with the Pens against the Calgary Flames. He then returned to the Baltimore Skipjacks for the first half of the 1987–88 season and then finished the season with the Hershey Bears. While in Baltimore, he recorded 88 games, 43 goals, 70 assists, 113 points, and 66 total penalty minutes. In 1994, Lemieux played 12 games with the RHI's Pittsburgh Phantoms. 1994 was the franchise's only season.

Post-career[edit]

Lemieux is currently a member of the Pittsburgh Ice Arena LP group. In August 2012, the group purchased Valley Sports Complex, an ice rink located in New Kensington, Pennsylvania. He has office space in Pittsburgh Ice Arena. [1]

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