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Claude Lemieux

Claude Lemieux  #32

Right Wing
NUMBER: 32 BIRTHDATE: July 16, 1965
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Buckingham, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: MTL / 1983 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 2nd   (26th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Conn Smythe Trophy 1994-1995
Brother of Jocelyn QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1984) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1985) Conn Smythe Trophy (1995) Missed majority of 1989-90 due to abdominal injury vs. Boston, October 9, 1989. Traded to New Jersey by Montreal for Sylvain Turgeon, September 4, 1990. Traded to NY Islanders by New Jersey for Steve Thomas, October 3, 1995. Traded to Colorado by NY Islanders for Wendel Clark, October 3, 1995. Traded to New Jersey by Colorado with Colorado's 1st (David Hale) and 2nd (Matt DeMarchi) round choices in 2000 Entry Draft for Brian Rolston and New Jersey's 1st round choice (later traded to Boston Boston selected Martin Samuelsson) in 2000 Entry Draft, November 3, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, December 5, 2000. Traded to Dallas by Phoenix for Scott Pellerin and Dallas' 4th round choice (Kevin Porter) in 2004 Entry Draft, January 16, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), February 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by China (ALIH), November 15, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), November 25, 2008. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, December 29, 2008. Officially announced his retirement, July 8, 2009.
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Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'

— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis