Lacroix started his NHL career with the Rangers, who selected him in the second round (No. 31) of the 1987 NHL Draft. He played three seasons for the team, totaling two goals and two assists in 30 games.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs