27 October 1979 |
Penetanguishene, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)|
|Played for||Phoenix Coyotes
|NHL Draft||14th overall, 1998
DesRochers played briefly for both the Phoenix Coyotes and Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL, but spent most of his professional career in the AHL with the Springfield Falcons (for whom he is the career leader among goaltenders in games played), Lowell Lock Monsters and San Antonio Rampage.
DesRochers went to Europe before the 2006-07 season, signing with ETC Crimmitschau. He spent 2007-08 with the Augsburger Panther of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga but became a free agent after the club decided to sign a German goalie. On 12 April 2008, he was presented as the new goaltender of Norwegian team Vålerenga.
- "DesRochers to Norway" (in Norwegian). Østkantavisa.no. 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2008-04-28.
- Patrick DesRochers career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
- Patrick DesRochers career statistics at EliteProspects.com
|Awards and achievements|
|Phoenix Coyotes first round draft pick
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