Sylvain Cloutier

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Sylvain Cloutier
Born (1974-02-13) February 13, 1974 (age 43)
Mont-Laurier, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Left
NHL Draft 70th overall, 1992
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1994–2014

Sylvain Richard Cloutier (born February 13, 1974 in Mont-Laurier, Quebec) was the player coach of the Hull Stingrays of the Elite Ice Hockey League. He had also previously played for the Coventry Blaze and in 2008 he became the head coach of the Corpus Christi IceRays in the Central Hockey League before being let go in February 2009.

Played junior hockey for the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League from 1991-1994 scoring 237 points, 106 Goals while also serving as team captain.

Cloutier was drafted 70th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft. He played 7 games for the Chicago Blackhawks in the 1998–99 NHL season, scoring no points.

He joined the Coventry Blaze in 2006 and helped the team win the Elite League title. In 2008, he won his second Elite Ice Hockey League title with the Blaze.

He is served as the Player-coach for the Hull Stingrays of the Elite Ice Hockey League from 2009-2014.

On July 18, 2015 Cloutier was hired as the Head Coach and General Manager of the Bradford Rattlers Junior 'A' Hockey Club in the Greater Metro Junior 'A' Hockey League (GMHL).

On the 12th of September Sylvain Cloutier will be getting his shirt retired #83 at the newly formed Hull pirates 1st league game of the season, Clouts was very respected by the city of hull and the hockey fans felt the number 83 should have left with the LEGEND that is Sylvain Cloutier.

He is the older sibling to Dan Cloutier.


  • Scott, Jon C. (2006). Hockey Night in Dixie: Minor Pro Hockey in the American South. Heritage House Publishing Company Ltd. pp. 25–26. ISBN 1-894974-21-2. 

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