Richard Martel

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Richard Martel
Richard Martel - octobre 2014.jpg
Born (1961-03-23) March 23, 1961 (age 54)
Chicoutimi, Quebec, Canada
Citizenship Canada
Occupation Ice hockey coach
Years active 1990 to present
Employer Brûleurs de Loups
Organization Ligue Magnus

Richard Martel (born March 23, 1961) is a Canadian ice hockey coach. He last coached the Grenoble Brûleurs de Loups in the French Ligue Magnus.

Between 1993 and 2011, Martel served as a head coach in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) where he twice won the Ron Lapointe Trophy as the QMJHL coach of the year. On February 28, 2010, Martel became the winningest coach in the history of the QMJHL when he coached the Chicoutimi Sagueneens to a 3-1 victory over the Baie-Comeau Drakkar to win his 570th QMJHL game, surpassing previous record held by Guy Chouinard.[1]

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
Ron Lapointe Trophy - QMJHL Coach of the Year 1993–94 [2]
Ron Lapointe Trophy - QMJHL Coach of the Year 2004–05 [3]


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