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Claude Lapointe

Claude Lapointe  #13

Center
NUMBER: 13 BIRTHDATE: October 11, 1968
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Lachine, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 188 DRAFTED: QUE / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 12th   (234th overall)
Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Traded to Calgary by Colorado for Calgary's 7th round choice (Samuel Pahlsson) in 1996 Entry Draft, November 1, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 14, 1996. Traded to Philadelphia by NY Islanders for Philadelphia's 5th round choice (later traded to Pittsburgh Pittsburgh selected Evgeni Isakov) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 9, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Bern (Swiss), September 4, 2006.
Quote of the Day

This is a big year for us in a lot of ways. You can see Garth and management really trying to find that solution to get us into the playoffs and consistently have that. The pressure is great. You have to enjoy it. It just means there's a great opportunity ahead of you.

— Islanders captain John Tavares