Paul Brousseau

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Paul Brousseau
Born (1973-09-18) September 18, 1973 (age 41)
Pierrefonds, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Colorado Avalanche
Tampa Bay Lightning
Florida Panthers
NHL Draft 28th overall, 1992
Quebec Nordiques
Playing career 1993–2005

Paul M. Brousseau (born September 18, 1973 in Pierrefonds, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey forward. He played for the Colorado Avalanche, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Florida Panthers in the NHL.

Playing career[edit]

Brousseau was selected in the second round of the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, 28th overall, by the Quebec Nordiques. Paul was selected from the QMJHL where he played for the Chicoutimi Saguenéens, Trois-Rivières Draveurs and the Hull Olympiques.

Brousseau made his professional debut in the 1993–94 season playing with the Nordiques affiliate, the Cornwall Aces of the AHL. Upon the Nordiques relocation Brousseau made his NHL debut with the Colorado Avalanche in their inaugural season in 1995–96, playing in 8 games and scoring his only NHL goal.

On September 10, 1996, Brousseau signed as a free agent with the Tampa Bay Lightning, however spent the majority of the next two seasons with the Lightning's affiliate, the Adirondack Red Wings. Prior to the 1998–99 season, Brousseau was claimed in the expansion draft by the Nashville Predators on June 26, 1998.

Unable to get a game with the Predators, Brousseau left as a free agent and signed with the Florida Panthers on September 20, 1999.[1] By now, a career minor-leaguer, Paul played only one game with the Panthers in the 2000–01 season before leaving for Europe.

Brousseau played in Sweden, Finland, Switzerland and Germany before returning to North America for one last season for the Verdun Dragons of the LNAH in 2004-05.

Awards and achievements[edit]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1989–90 Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL 57 17 24 41 32 7 0 3 3 0
1990–91 Trois-Rivières Draveurs QMJHL 67 30 66 96 48 6 3 2 5 2
1991–92 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 57 35 61 96 54 6 3 5 8 10
1992–93 Hull Olympiques QMJHL 59 27 48 75 49 10 7 8 15 6
1993–94 Cornwall Aces AHL 69 18 26 44 35 1 0 0 0 0
1994–95 Cornwall Aces AHL 57 19 17 36 29 7 2 1 3 10
1995–96 Cornwall Aces AHL 63 21 22 43 60 8 4 0 4 2
1995–96 Colorado Avalanche NHL 8 1 1 2 2
1996–97 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 66 35 31 66 25 4 1 2 3 0
1996–97 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 6 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 67 45 20 65 18 3 1 1 2 0
1997–98 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 11 0 2 2 27
1998–99 Milwaukee Admirals IHL 5 1 1 2 2
1998–99 Hershey Bears AHL 39 11 21 32 15 5 1 1 2 0
1999–00 Louisville Panthers AHL 36 19 24 43 10 4 1 1 2 12
2000–01 Louisville Panthers AHL 73 29 39 68 21
2000–01 Florida Panthers NHL 1 0 0 0 0
2001–02 SaiPa SM-l 39 15 11 26 24
2001–02 AIK SEL 13 1 3 4 6
2002–03 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 7 2 5 7 0
2002–03 Schwenninger Wild Wings DEL 26 7 9 16 8
2003–04 Kassel Huskies DEL 49 12 12 24 12
2004–05 Verdun Dragons LNAH 27 21 21 42 6
NHL totals 26 1 3 4 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Can Kidd keep job from Luongo?". ESPN. 2000-09-20. Retrieved 2010-04-25. 

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