Alexandre Rouleau

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Alexandre Rouleau
Alexandre Rouleau.jpg
Born (1983-07-29) July 29, 1983 (age 32)
Mont-Laurier, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Played for Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins
San Antonio Rampage
Diables Rouges de Briançon
Brûleurs de Loups
National team  France
NHL Draft 96th overall, 2001
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2003–2012

Alexandre Rouleau (born July 29, 1983) is a Canadian-French former professional ice hockey player. He is currently the General Manager of major junior team in which he played, the Val d'Or Foreurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

Playing career[edit]

Rouleau was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft. After spending four years between the ECHL and the AHL, Rouleau headed to Europe to play for Briançon of France's Ligue Magnus.

After a season with Briançon, Rouleau joined Brûleurs de Loups in 2008.[1] Rouleau was named Alternate Captain for Brûleurs de Loups during the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons. Rouleau competed in the 2012 IIHF World Championship as a member of the France men's national ice hockey team.

After being in negotiations with Västerås and agreeing to a contract on April 17, 2012,[2] Rouleau retired from professional hockey on August 10, 2012 to become a general manager of the Val d'Or Foreurs of the QMJHL,[3] the team that Rouleau played for from 2000 until 2003.[4]

Awards And Accomplishments[edit]

  • 2000–01: QMJHL Champion
  • 2002–03: QMJHL Second All-Star Team
  • 2002–03: U20 WJC Silver Medal
  • 2008–09: French All-Star Team
  • 2008–09: French Champion (Grenoble)
  • 2008–09: French Cup Champion (Grenoble)
  • 2008–09: French League Cup Champion (Grenoble)
  • 2009–10: French All-Star Team
  • 2009–10: French League Most Points by Defenseman (26)
  • 2010–11: French League Cup Champion (Grenoble)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile". bruleursdeloups.com. 2012-05-05. Retrieved 2012-05-05. 
  2. ^ Robert Pettersson (April 17, 2012). "Västerås värvar fransk landslagsback" (in Swedish). hockeysverige.se. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  3. ^ Jimmy Gerdin (August 10, 2012). "Rouleau slutar med ishockeyn" (in Swedish). vik.se. Retrieved March 3, 2012. 
  4. ^ Eurohockey.com (August 10, 2012). "Alexandre Rouleau suddenly retires". Retrieved March 3, 2012. 

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