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 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Current team Retired
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]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1978–79 Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL 31 15 27 42 5 4 3 1 4 0
1978–79 Montreal Juniors QMJHL 39 7 5 12 2
1979–80 Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL 72 47 95 142 36 12 8 12 20 8
1980–81 Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL 1 0 0 0 2
1980–81 Trois Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL 69 68 98 166 62 19 18 31 49 38
1981–82 St. Louis Blues NHL 3 0 1 1 0
1981–82 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 74 41 42 83 61 10 6 4 10 14
1982–83 St. Louis Blues NHL 42 9 25 34 18 4 0 1 1 0
1982–83 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 29 20 24 44 35
1983–84 Springfield Indians AHL 14 11 14 25 18 4 0 3 3 2
1983–84 St. Louis Blues NHL 17 4 5 9 6
1983–84 Montana Magic CHL 38 28 41 69 36
1984–85 Peoria Rivermen IHL 2 1 0 1 0
1984–85 St. Louis Blues NHL 19 4 2 6 0
1984–85 Quebec Nordiques NHL 30 11 11 22 12 14 3 3 6 0
1985–86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 7 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 3 0
1985–86 Fredericton Express AHL 64 29 45 74 54 5 5 2 7 5
1986–87 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 72 41 56 97 62
1986–87 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1987–88 Springfield Indians AHL 15 7 10 17 4
1987–88 Hershey Bears AHL 20 8 10 18 10
1987–88 Baltimore Skipjacks AHL 16 2 14 16 4
1988–89 Indianapolis Ice IHL 29 18 26 44 90
1988–89 SaiPa Lappeenranta SM-liiga 21 5 13 18 20
1990–91 Albany Choppers IHL 33 5 36 41 24
1990–91 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 30 8 21 29 30 6 2 5 7 12
1994 Pittsburgh Phantoms RHI 12 12 16 28 32
1997–98 Tucson Gila Monsters WCHL 8 5 11 16 24
NHL Totals 119 28 44 72 38 19 4 6 10 0

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