November 25, 1962 |
Boucherville, QC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Montreal Canadiens
St. Louis Blues
Detroit Red Wings
|NHL Draft||18th overall, 1981
Gilbert Delorme (born November 25, 1962, in Boucherville, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey player who was a journeyman defenceman for five NHL teams. He played for the Montreal Canadiens, St. Louis Blues, Quebec Nordiques, Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburgh Penguins. Delorme was born in Boucherville, Quebec, but grew up in Longueuil, Quebec.
Delorme was selected by Montreal in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft in the first round (18th overall). He spent nine seasons in the NHL.
He missed the entire 1990–91 season recovering from broken leg suffered in an auto accident during training in the summer of 1990. Pittsburgh won the Cup in 1991, but Delorme was left off the cup for missing the whole season
Delorme retired following the 1991–92 season in the minors. He then briefly held a front office position with the Penguins before attempting a comeback in the IHL. He spent three seasons in the IHL as an assistant coach, split between the Cleveland Lumberjacks and Manitoba Moose. He also spent two seasons with the Montreal Rocket of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League before serving as head coach for one season.
Awards and achievements
- QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1981)
|1983–84||St. Louis Blues||NHL||44||0||5||5||41||11||1||3||4||11|
|1984–85||St. Louis Blues||NHL||74||2||12||14||53||3||0||0||0||0|
|1986–87||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||24||2||3||5||33||16||0||2||2||14|
|1987–88||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||55||2||8||10||81||15||0||3||3||22|
|1988–89||Detroit Red Wings||NHL||42||1||3||4||51||6||0||1||1||2|
- Gilbert Delorme's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Gilbert Delorme's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Montreal Canadiens first round draft pick
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