Jean-François Sauvé

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Jean-François Sauvé
Born (1960-01-23) January 23, 1960 (age 60)
Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec, Canada
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight 175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Quebec Nordiques
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1980–1991

Jean-François Sauvé (born January 23, 1960) is a former professional ice hockey centre. He played in the National Hockey League with the Buffalo Sabres and Quebec Nordiques.

Biography[edit]

Sauve was born in Sainte-Geneviève, Quebec. As a youth, he played in the 1972 and 1973 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey teams from Pierrefonds, Quebec, and from the North shore of Montreal.[1] In his NHL career, Sauvé appeared in 290 games. He scored sixty-five goals and added 138 assists.

Sauvé is the brother of former NHL goaltender Bob Sauvé and the uncle of former NHL goaltender Philippe Sauvé. Sauvé's son Maxime (born 1990) was selected 47th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, and played one NHL game with the team.[2] His nephew, Philippe Sauvé is a NHL hockey player like his brother, Robert Sauve.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1976–77 Lac St-Louis Lions QMAAA 40 44 79 123 34 6 9 8 17 12
1977–78 Trois-Rivières Draveurs QMJHL 6 2 3 5 0 13 4 9 13 20
1977–78 Trois-Rivières Draveurs MC 4 0 1 1 0
1978–79 Trois-Rivières Draveurs QMJHL 72 65 111 176 31 13 19 19 38 4
1978–79 Trois-Rivières Draveurs MC 4 2 3 5 0
1979–80 Trois-Rivières Draveurs QMJHL 72 63 124 187 31 7 5 9 14 0
1979–80 Rochester Americans AHL 3 1 1 2 0 4 1 2 3 2
1980–81 Buffalo Sabres NHL 20 5 9 14 12 5 2 0 2 0
1980–81 Rochester Americans AHL 56 29 54 83 21
1981–82 Buffalo Sabres NHL 69 19 36 55 46 2 0 2 2 0
1981–82 Rochester Americans AHL 7 5 8 13 4
1982–83 Buffalo Sabres NHL 9 0 4 4 9
1982–83 Rochester Americans AHL 73 30 69 99 10 16 7 21 28 2
1983–84 Quebec Nordiques NHL 39 10 17 27 2 9 2 5 7 2
1983–84 Fredericton Express AHL 26 19 31 50 23
1984–85 Quebec Nordiques NHL 64 13 29 42 21 18 5 5 10 8
1985–86 Quebec Nordiques NHL 75 16 40 56 20 2 0 0 0 0
1986–87 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NDA 32 32 58 90 31
1986–87 Quebec Nordiques NHL 14 2 3 5 4
1987–88 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NDA 36 34 52 86 40
1988–89 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NDA 34 24 35 59 14 2 0 2 2 6
1988–89 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 16 7 19 26 18 17 6 12 18 6
1989–90 ASG Tours FRA 35 43 62 105 32
1990–91 ASG Tours FRA 23 21 29 50 22 3 3 0 3 0
AHL totals 181 91 182 273 76 37 14 35 49 10
NHL totals 290 65 138 203 114 36 9 12 21 10
NDA totals 102 90 145 235 85 2 0 2 2 6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-10.
  2. ^ Elite Prospects - Maxime Sauvé player profile

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