|Selected by Los Angeles (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights transferred to Michigan (WHA) after Los Angeles (WHA) franchise relocated, April 11, 1974. Claimed by Kansas City from Vancouver in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974. Traded to Atlanta by Kansas City with Kansas City's 2nd round choice (Miles Zaharko) in 1977 Amateur Draft for Buster Harvey, October 13, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Calgary (WHA) after Michigan-Baltimore (WHA) franchise folded, June, 1976. Traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Calgary (WHA) for Butch Deadmarsh, January, 1977. Lemieux refused to report and transaction was cancelled.