Pascal Pelletier

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Pascal Pelletier
Pascal Pelletier Comets.jpg
Born (1983-06-16) June 16, 1983 (age 31)
Labrador City, NF, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 197 lb (89 kg; 14 st 1 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
KHL team
Former teams
Medveščak Zagreb
Boston Bruins
Chicago Blackhawks
SCL Tigers
Vancouver Canucks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2004–present
Medal record
Ice hockey
Representing  Canada
Spengler Cup
Gold 2012 Davos

Pascal Pelletier (born June 16, 1983) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL). He is one of only three players from Labrador to play in the NHL, Dan LaCosta and Chad Penney being the other two. Pelletier was born in Labrador City, Newfoundland, but grew up in Quebec City, Quebec.

Playing career[edit]

Undrafted, Pelletier played in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League before making his professional debut in the ECHL with the Louisiana IceGators. In the 2005–06 season, Pelletier was signed to an AHL contract with the Providence Bruins and after a solid season was signed to a NHL contract with parent club, the Boston Bruins, on August 7, 2006.[1]

Pelletier made his NHL debut with the Boston Bruins during the 2007–08 season, he was first recalled from Provdience on January 16, 2008.[2] Pelletier played in a total of six games. On July 24, 2008, Pelletier was traded by the Bruins to the Chicago Blackhawks for Martin St. Pierre.[3] He signed a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on August 8, 2008.[4]

After a year playing for the Blackhawks' AHL affiliate the Rockford IceHogs, Pelletier signed a one-year deal with Columbus Blue Jackets of the NHL for the 2009–10 season. On December 8, 2009 he was traded to the St. Louis Blues for Brendan Bell and Tomas Kana. He was immediately sent to their affiliate the Peoria Rivermen.[5]

On May 19, 2010, Pelletier left for Europe signing a one-year contract with Swiss team, the SCL Tigers of the National League A.[6]

On July 5, 2013, Pelletier returned to North America after three seasons with the SCL Tigers, signing a one-year two-way contract with the Vancouver Canucks.[7] He was assigned to begin the 2013–14 season with AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets. He was recalled to the Canucks on October 20, and played his first NHL game since 2009.

On June 24, 2014, receiving limited opportunity in his single season with the Canucks, Pelletier opted to return to Europe in signing a one-year contract with Croatian club, Medveščak Zagreb the KHL.[8]

Awards[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 70 15 44 59 176 11 2 11 13 6
2001–02 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 56 12 25 37 115 5 3 4 7 0
2002–03 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 67 46 55 101 113 12 5 7 12 14
2003–04 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 64 39 52 91 85 11 3 9 12 20
2004–05 Louisiana IceGators ECHL 61 10 28 38 75
2004–05 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 6 0 1 1 2 5 0 2 2 2
2005–06 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 21 18 12 30 18
2005–06 Providence Bruins AHL 53 20 26 46 42 6 2 4 6 23
2006–07 Providence Bruins AHL 80 14 35 49 60 13 5 4 9 16
2007–08 Providence Bruins AHL 73 37 38 75 66 10 6 6 12 4
2007–08 Boston Bruins NHL 6 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Rockford IceHogs AHL 71 29 26 55 45 4 1 0 1 6
2008–09 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 7 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Syracuse Crunch AHL 25 3 13 16 23
2009–10 Peoria Rivermen AHL 55 14 28 42 41
2010–11 SCL Tigers NLA 47 17 21 38 95 4 1 1 2 29
2011–12 SCL Tigers NLA 43 14 22 36 71
2012–13 SCL Tigers NLA 46 19 16 35 76
2013–14 Utica Comets AHL 69 22 40 62 64
2013–14 Vancouver Canucks NHL 3 0 0 0 0
AHL totals 426 139 206 345 341 33 14 14 28 49
NHL totals 16 0 0 0 0

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boston Bruins transactions". ESPN. August 7, 2006. Retrieved November 16, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Bruins recall forward Pelletier". USA Today. January 16, 2008. Retrieved November 16, 2008. 
  3. ^ "Bruins acquire Martin St. Pierre". Boston Bruins. July 24, 2008. Retrieved November 16, 2008. 
  4. ^ "Blakchawks sign Pascal Pelletier after trade with Bruins". tmcnet.com. August 8, 2008. Retrieved November 16, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Blues Acquire Pelletier from Columbus". St. Louis Blues. December 8, 2009. Retrieved December 9, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Pascal Pelletier commits to SCL" (in German). SCL Tigers. May 19, 2010. Retrieved May 19, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Canucks ink Pelletier". The Sports Network. July 5, 2013. Retrieved July 5, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Pelletier again in Europe" (in Croatian). KHL Medvescak Zagreb. 2014-06-14. Retrieved 2014-06-14. 

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