27 October 1979 |
Penetanguishene, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight||207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)|
|NHL Draft||14th overall, 1998
Patrick DesRochers (surname pronounced DAY-Rowshay) (born 27 October 1979 in Penetanguishene, Ontario) is a Canadian ice hockey goaltender who is currently playing for Norwegian GET-ligaen team Vålerenga.
DesRochers has played most of his career in the American Hockey League with the Springfield Falcons (for whom he is the career leader in goaltending games played), Lowell Lock Monsters and San Antonio Rampage. He played his junior career with the Sarnia Sting and Kingston Frontenacs of the Ontario Hockey League.
He spent 2007-08 with the Augsburger Panther of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga but became a free agent after the club did not want to give him a contract extension because they preferred a German goalie. 12 April 2008, he was revealed as the new goaltender of Norwegian team Vålerenga.
- "DesRochers to Norway" (in Norwegian). Østkantavisa.no. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
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