January 3, 1960 |
Noranda, QC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 7 in (170 cm)|
|Weight||155 lb (70 kg; 11 st 1 lb)|
|Played for||Buffalo Sabres
|NHL Draft||55th overall, 1979
Selected in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft by the Buffalo Sabres, Cloutier also played for the Chicago Blackhawks and Quebec Nordiques. Upon his retirement in 1994, he became goaltending coach of the Nordiques, a position he held when the franchise moved to Colorado. In 1996, he became assistant coach winning the Stanley Cup in 1996 and 2001. He was let go by the Avalanche on June 3, 2009. Cloutier wore #31 during his NHL career.
He was the starting goaltender on the 1982-1983 Calder Cup champion Rochester Amerks, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Buffalo Sabres. In 2000, he was inducted into the Amerks Hall of Fame.
- Jacques Cloutier's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Jacques Cloutier's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Jacques Cloutier's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Profile at hockeydraftcentral.com
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