Yves Racine

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Yves Racine
Born (1969-02-07) February 7, 1969 (age 48)
Matane, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
Philadelphia Flyers
Montreal Canadiens
San Jose Sharks
Calgary Flames
Tampa Bay Lightning
National team  Canada
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1987
Detroit Red Wings
Playing career 1989–2006

Yves Racine (born February 7, 1969) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Calgary Flames and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Playing career[edit]

Racine was drafted 11th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He played 508 NHL games, and his last season in NHL was 1997-98. Later, he played one season in Jokerit in Finland and five seasons in Germany, mostly in Adler Mannheim. Racine won a gold medal playing for Canada at the 1994 World Ice Hockey Championships. He retired after the 2005–2006 season, his 2nd season playing for Thetford-Mines Prolab of the LNAH. He currently works for Arizona Capital, Inc. in Quebec City.

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Preceded by
Joe Murphy
Detroit Red Wings first round draft pick
Succeeded by
Kory Kocur