Clément Jodoin

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Clément Jodoin
Born (1952-01-10) January 10, 1952 (age 65)
Saint-Césaire, Quebec, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 168 lb (76 kg; 12 st 0 lb)
Position Forward
Shot Left
Played for QMJHL
Rosemont National
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1969–1974

Clément Jodoin (born January 10, 1952) is a retired ice hockey player, former head coach of the Hamilton Bulldogs of the American Hockey League, and current assistant coach of the Montréal Canadiens, having previously been the head coach of the Rimouski Océanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Jodoin was an assistant coach with the Canada national junior hockey team for the 2008 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. Jodoin has twice been named the QMJHL's "Coach of the Year," receiving the Ron Lapointe Trophy in 1997 and 2007. The Canadian Hockey League honoured Jodoin with the Brian Kilrea Coach of the Year Award in 2007, leading the Lewiston Maineiacs to the QMJHL President's Cup and a 2007 Memorial Cup berth. He is representing the Cantonniers of Magog Midget AAA hockey team for the 2012-2013 season as their president of honour.

Jodoin played junior ice hockey with Rosemont National in the QMHL during 1969–70 and 1970–71, and later with Concordia University in the CIS. Jodoin was hired as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the 1987–88 NHL season, then earned his first head coaching duties with the Halifax Citadels of the American Hockey League during 1990–91 and 1991–92. Jodoin would return to the NHL as an assistant coach with the Quebec Nordiques for 1992–93 and 1993–94. When the QMHL expanded to the Maritimes, Jodoin returned to the City of Halifax as coach of the Halifax Mooseheads for their first three seasons from 1994–95 to 1996–97. Jodoin was again hired as an NHL assistant coach, this time with the Montreal Canadiens for six seasons from 1997–98 to 2002–03. Jodoin returned to the QMJHL, coaching the Lewiston Maineiacs for three seasons from 2004–05 to 2006–07. Jodoin received the Paul Dumont Trophy in the 2005–06 as "Personality of the Year."[1]


  1. ^ "Clément Jodoin joins Habs coaching staff". Montreal Canadiens. Retrieved January 29, 2013. 

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