Marc Fortier

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Marc Fortier
Born (1966-02-26) February 26, 1966 (age 56)
Sherbrooke, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 202 lb (92 kg; 14 st 6 lb)
Position Centre
Played for Quebec Nordiques
Ottawa Senators
Los Angeles Kings
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1987–2005

Marc Fortier (born February 26, 1966) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey centre. He played a career total of 212 regular season games in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Quebec Nordiques, Ottawa Senators, and Los Angeles Kings.

Career[change | change source]

Before playing in the NHL, Fortier played 4 seasons with the Chicoutimi Saguenéens of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He went undrafted but he was signed as a free agent on February 3, 1987.[1] He spent his time between the Nordiques and their AHL-affiliates Fredericton Express and Halifax Citadels. After he became a free agent, Fortier signed a contract with the Ottawa Senators on October 1, 1992.[1] He played 10 with the Senators and was traded by the Senators along with Jim Thomson to the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Bob Kudelski and Shawn McCosh.[1] He played 6 games with the Kings and then left.

He traveled to Europe and played for the ZSC Lions of the National League A for 3 seasons, Eisbären Berlin of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga (DEL) for 6 seasons, the Frankfurt Lions for 1 season, HC Ajoie of the National League B for 2 seasons and 4 games for HC Fribourg-Gottéron of the National League A.

He is currently the general manager of his old team, the Chicoutimi Saguenéens.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Marc Fortier - Notes". NHL. Retrieved 2014-10-12.
  2. "Personnel Hockey". Chicoutimi Saguenéens (in French). Archived from the original on 2015-02-22. Retrieved 2014-10-12.

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