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Claude Lapointe

Claude Lapointe  #13

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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.
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He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft