June 20, 1954|
|Height||5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)|
|Weight||185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)|
Montreal Jr Canadiens
|NHL Draft||27th overall, 1974
|WHA Draft||20th overall, 1974
Jacques Cossete had a highly productive junior career, twice being named to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League All-Star Team. Jacques Cossete's final year of junior, which was spent with the Sorel Black Hawks, saw him score 97 goals and 214 points.
Cossette was a second round selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins with whom he made his NHL debut during the 1975-76 season. Cossette played just 7 games with the Penguins but was able to register two assists in that time. He spent the entire 1976-77 season back in the minors with the Hershey Bears but he returned to the Penguins lineup during the 1977-78 season.
Jacques Cossette played 19 games with Pittsburgh and scored his first NHL goal that year while he also added two assists. In 1978-79 Cosette played 38 games and scored 7 goals and 9 points.
His final season came in 1979-80 when he played 78 games with the Syracuse Firebirds and scored 25 goals.