Alexandre Picard (ice hockey)

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This article is about the left winger. For the defenceman also born in 1985, see Alexandre R. Picard.
Alexandre Picard
Alexandre Picard CBJ.jpg
Born (1985-10-09) October 9, 1985 (age 28)
Les Saules, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
NLA team
Former teams
Genève-Servette HC
Syracuse Crunch
Columbus Blue Jackets
San Antonio Rampage
Norfolk Admirals
NHL Draft 8th overall, 2004
Columbus Blue Jackets
Playing career 2005–present

Alexandre Picard (born October 9, 1985) is a Canadian professional ice hockey winger. He has currently agreed to playing with Genève-Servette HC of the National League A for the 2012-13 season.

Playing career[edit]

Picard was drafted in the first round, 8th overall, by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. After playing four full seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL), Picard joined the Blue Jackets' AHL affiliate, the Syracuse Crunch, for the 2005–06 season. He made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut with the Blue Jackets the same season.

On March 3, 2010, Picard was traded by the Blue Jackets to the Phoenix Coyotes for Chad Kolarik.[1]

On July 7, 2011, Picard signed a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.[2]

On June 9, 2012, Picard won the Calder Cup with the Norfolk Admirals. He was named MVP of the AHL playoff series.

Picard has recently agreed to playing with Genève-Servette HC of the National League A for the 2012-13 season.

In December 2013, he participated in the Spengler Cup in Davos, Switzerland, with the Geneva Servette HC, which they have won for the first time.

Awards[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2001–02 Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL 6 0 3 3 0
2002–03 Sherbrooke Beavers QMJHL 66 14 15 29 41 12 4 0 4 10
2003–04 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 69 39 41 80 88 7 7 4 11 6
2004–05 Lewiston Maineiacs QMJHL 65 40 45 85 160 8 5 2 7 18
2005–06 Syracuse Crunch AHL 45 15 15 30 52 6 1 0 1 19
2005–06 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 17 0 0 0 14
2006–07 Syracuse Crunch AHL 48 11 18 29 73
2006–07 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 23 0 1 1 6
2007–08 Syracuse Crunch AHL 50 7 13 20 116 13 2 1 3 14
2007–08 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 3 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 15 0 1 1 26
2008–09 Syracuse Crunch AHL 49 22 10 32 107
2009–10 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 9 0 0 0 10
2009–10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 42 17 18 35 111
2009–10 San Antonio Rampage AHL 16 9 6 15 4
2010–11 San Antonio Rampage AHL 59 24 22 46 84
2011–12 Norfolk Admirals AHL 42 6 19 25 65 18 9 7 16 48
NHL totals 67 0 2 2 58

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Marc-Andre Fleury
Winner of the Mike Bossy Trophy
2003–04
Succeeded by
Sidney Crosby
Preceded by
Nikolai Zherdev
Columbus Blue Jackets first round draft pick
2004
Succeeded by
Gilbert Brule