Gilbert Delorme

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Gilbert Delorme
Born (1962-11-25) November 25, 1962 (age 52)
Boucherville, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Montreal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
Quebec Nordiques
Pittsburgh Penguins
NHL Draft 18th overall, 1981
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1981–1990

Joseph Roger Ulric Gilbert Delorme (born November 25, 1962 in Boucherville, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey player who was a journeyman defenceman for five NHL teams. He played for the Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Quebec Nordiques, Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins. Delorme was born in Boucherville, Quebec, but grew up in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Quebec.

Delorme was selected by Montreal in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft in the first round (18th overall). He spent nine seasons in the NHL.

He missed the entire 1990–91 season recovering from broken leg suffered during training in the summer of 1990.

Delorme retired following the 1989–90 season, spent with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He then briefly held a front office position with the Penguins before attempting a comeback in the IHL. He spend three seasons in the IHL as an assistant coach, split between the Cleveland Lumberjacks and Manitoba Moose. He also spent two seasons with the Montreal Rocket of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League before serving as head coach for one season.

He and his wife now own a Tim Hortons franchise in Saint-Basile-le-Grand, Quebec, on Montreal's south shore.

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1981)

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1978–79 Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL 72 13 47 60 53 4 0 3 3 0
1979–80 Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL 71 25 86 111 68 12 2 10 12 26
1980–81 Chicoutimi Sagueneens QMJHL 70 27 79 106 77 12 10 12 22 16
1981–82 Montreal Canadiens NHL 60 3 8 11 55
1982–83 Montreal Canadiens NHL 78 12 21 33 89 3 0 0 0 2
1983–84 St. Louis Blues NHL 44 0 5 5 41 11 1 3 4 11
1983–84 Montreal Canadiens NHL 27 2 7 9 8
1984–85 St. Louis Blues NHL 74 2 12 14 53 3 0 0 0 0
1985–86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 64 2 18 20 51 2 0 0 0 5
1986–87 Detroit Red Wings NHL 24 2 3 5 33 16 0 2 2 14
1986–87 Quebec Nordiques NHL 19 2 0 2 14
1987–88 Detroit Red Wings NHL 55 2 8 10 81 15 0 3 3 22
1988–89 Detroit Red Wings NHL 42 1 3 4 51 6 0 1 1 2
1989–90 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 54 3 7 10 44
1991–92 Muskegon Lumberjacks IHL 60 6 6 12 89 7 2 2 4 12
1994–95 Kalamazoo Wings IHL 28 1 5 6 26
1994 Montreal Roadrunners RHI 1 0 0 0 1
NHL totals 541 31 92 123 520 56 1 9 10 56

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Preceded by
Mark Hunter
Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick
1981
Succeeded by
Jan Ingman