January 15, 1980 |
Ottawa, ON, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)|
Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg
|NHL Draft||46th overall, 1998
Los Angeles Kings
75th overall, 2000
St. Louis Blues
He was then re-selected in the 3rd round, #75 overall by the St. Louis Blues in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft when the Kings were unable to sign him to a contract within the two year deadline and retain his rights. It was reported that negotiations between the team's front office and Papineau broke down at least partially due to the involvement an overbearing agent demanding a huge entry contract.
Papineau has played 81 career NHL games for the Blues and New York Islanders, scoring 11 goals and 8 assists for 19 points. Papineau was once compared to star Steve Yzerman, but those comparisons never came to fruition at the NHL level. He left then on 6 April 2009 EHC Wolfsburg Grizzly Adams to sign with Adler Mannheim.
- Justin Papineau's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Justin Papineau profile at Eurohockey.com
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