Jacques Cloutier

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Jacques Cloutier
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Born (1960-01-03) January 3, 1960 (age 55)
Noranda, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Weight 155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Chicago Blackhawks
Quebec Nordiques
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 55th overall, 1979
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1980–1994

Jacques Cloutier (born January 3, 1960) is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender. He is currently the associate coach with the Calgary Flames.

Selected in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, Cloutier also played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Quebec Nordiques. Upon his retirement in 1994, he became goaltending coach of the Nordiques, a position he held when the franchise moved to Colorado. In 1996, he became assistant coach winning the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2001. He was let go by the Avalanche on June 3, 2009. Cloutier wore #31 during his NHL career.

He was the starting goaltender on the 1982-1983 Calder Cup champion Rochester Amerks, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. In 2000, he was inducted into the Amerks Hall of Fame.[1]

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