Michel Petit

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Michel Petit
Michel Petit.jpg
Michel Petit playing at the Legends Games for the 50th edition of the Quebec International Pee-Wee Tournament.
Born (1964-02-12) February 12, 1964 (age 50)
St. Malo, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Right
Played for Vancouver Canucks
New York Rangers
Quebec Nordiques
Toronto Maple Leafs
Calgary Flames
Los Angeles Kings
Tampa Bay Lightning
Edmonton Oilers
Philadelphia Flyers
Phoenix Coyotes
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1982
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1983–2001

Michel Petit (born February 12, 1964) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from the 1982–83 NHL season to the 1998–99 NHL season. Upon his retirement Petit had played for a then-NHL record 10 different teams. This mark has since been surpassed by Mike Sillinger. Currently, Petit is a sales manager for Smart Sand working in Canada and the US.

Playing career[edit]

Petit was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1982 NHL Entry Draft in the first round, eleventh overall. During his 17 seasons in the NHL he played for 10 different NHL teams, which, along with J. J. Daigneault is the second most by any player.

Petit played for the Vancouver Canucks (1982–831987–88), New York Rangers (1987–88 – 1988–89), Quebec Nordiques (1989–901990–91), Toronto Maple Leafs (1990–91 – 1991–92), Calgary Flames (1992–931993–94), Los Angeles Kings (1994–951995–96), Tampa Bay Lightning (1995–96), Edmonton Oilers (1996–97), Philadelphia Flyers (1996–97), and Phoenix Coyotes (1997–98) (1998–99).

In his 17 seasons of playing hockey, he amassed a total of 90 goals, 238 assists, 328 points, 1839 penalty minutes, and 827 games played.

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Preceded by
Garth Butcher
Vancouver Canucks first round draft pick
1982
Succeeded by
Cam Neely