Éric Veilleux

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Éric Veilleux
Born (1972-02-20) February 20, 1972 (age 45)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 165 lb (75 kg; 11 st 11 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Cornwall Aces
Hershey Bears
SaiPa
Kentucky Thoroughblades
Manitoba Moose
Lowell Lock Monsters
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1993–2001

Éric Veilleux (born February 20, 1972) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward. Veilleux spent most of his professional career in the American Hockey League. He is currently the head coach of the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League.[1]

For the 2015–16 season, he was the head coach with the Norfolk Admirals of the ECHL following a season as an assistant coach with the American Hockey League's Norfolk Admirals.[2] In May 2016, he was named the head coach and general manager of the Victoriaville Tigres of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League[3] before being hired to coach the Colorado Avalanche's AHL affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage, on July 6, 2016.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1989–90 Hawkesbury Hawks CJHL 55 33 68 101 127
1990–91 Hawkesbury Hawks CJHL 55 33 52 85 116
1991–92 Laval Titan QMJHL 60 31 40 71 87 10 3 5 8 31
1992–93 Laval Titan QMJHL 70 55 70 125 100 13 9 11 20 19
1993–94 Cornwall Aces AHL 77 8 19 27 69 13 1 7 8 20
1994–95 Cornwall Aces AHL 70 13 23 36 93 13 1 1 2 20
1995–96 Cornwall Aces AHL 71 25 35 60 119 8 2 6 8 2
1996–97 Hershey Bears AHL 68 28 33 61 118 23 11 10 21 14
1997–98 Hershey Bears AHL 78 24 38 62 127 7 4 2 6 8
1998–99 SaiPa SM-l 9 1 2 3 14
1998–99 Kentucky Thoroughblades AHL 68 8 25 33 114 6 0 2 2 6
1999–90 Manitoba Moose IHL 73 14 13 27 102 2 0 1 1 2
2000–01 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 15 0 1 1 22
AHL totals 447 106 174 280 662 70 19 28 47 70

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
AHL
Calder Cup (Hershey Bears) 1997
QMJHL
Ron Lapointe Trophy – Coach of the Year 2013–14 [4]

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