Alfie Turcotte

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Alfie Turcotte
Born (1965-06-05) June 5, 1965 (age 54)
Gary, Indiana, U.S.
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
Played for Montreal Canadiens
Winnipeg Jets
Washington Capitals
National team  United States
NHL Draft 17th overall, 1983
Montreal Canadiens
Playing career 1983–1999

Real Jean "Alfie" Turcotte (born June 5, 1965) is a former American ice hockey player.

Biography[edit]

Turcotte was born in Gary, Indiana, and raised in Holt, Michigan. As a youth, he played in the 1978 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Detroit.[1]

Turcotte was selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.[2] He played for the Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Orlando Solar Bears,Baltimore Skipjacks and Washington Capitals. Turcotte represented the United States at the 1984 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and at the 1986 World Ice Hockey Championships.[citation needed]

His younger brother, Jeff Turcotte,[3] had a brief minor professional stint in the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) and Sunshine Hockey League (SuHL). Turcotte's son, Alex, was drafted 5th overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-14.
  2. ^ "The Montreal Gazette - Google News Archive Search". news.google.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02.
  3. ^ "Blum's hockey dream helps heal past personal wounds". ESPN. 2007-06-23. Retrieved 2009-02-08.
  4. ^ "Hughes, Kakko top Central Scouting midterm rankings for 2019 NHL Draft". NHL.com. Retrieved 2019-02-02.

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Preceded by
Alain Héroux
Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick
1983
Succeeded by
Petr Svoboda