Claude Larose (ice hockey, born 1955)

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Claude Larose
Born (1955-05-17) May 17, 1955 (age 62)
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for WHA
Cincinnati Stingers
Indianapolis Racers
New York Rangers
NHL Draft 120th overall, 1975
New York Rangers
WHA Draft 1st overall, 1975
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1975–1986

Claude Andre Larose (born May 17, 1955 in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec[1]) is a retired former professional ice hockey player who was drafted first overall in the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft and played 252 games in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Cincinnati Stingers and Indianapolis Racers. After the dissolution of the WHA, he played 25 games for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League.[1] In 1983-84 he won the John B. Sollenberger Trophy for leading the AHL in scoring.[2] He ultimately retired in 1998 after playing a few seasons for the Windsor Papetiers of the LNAH.


  1. ^ a b New York Rangers. "Claude Larose player stats". database. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 
  2. ^ AHL hall of fame. "JOHN B. SOLLENBERGER TROPHY". database. AHL. Archived from the original on 26 June 2010. Retrieved 8 August 2010. 

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Preceded by
Pat Price
WHA First Overall Draft Pick
Succeeded by
Blair Chapman
Preceded by
Don Larway
Cincinnati Stingers first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Peter Marsh