Norm LaPointe

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Norm LaPointe
Born (1955-08-13) August 13, 1955 (age 65)
Laval, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Cincinnati Stingers (WHA )
NHL Draft 46th overall, 1975
Vancouver Canucks
WHA Draft 46th overall, 1975
Cincinnati Stingers
Playing career 1975–1980

Normand “Norm” LaPointe (born August 13, 1955) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender.

Playing career[change | change source]

As a youth he played in the 1965 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, Quebec, and the 1967 tournament with a team from Pointe-Claire.[1] He was selected by the Vancouver Canucks in the 3rd round (46th overall) of the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft, and was also drafted by the Cincinnati Stingers in the 4th round (46th overall) of the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft. LaPointe played three seasons in the World Hockey Association with the Cincinnati Stingers. In January 1979, the Fort Wayne Komets traded LaPointe to the Toledo Goaldiggers in exchange for defenceman Peter Brown. [2]

Awards and honours[change | change source]

Award Year
CCM QMJHL Player of Year 1974–75 [3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-04.
  2. Toledo Blade - January 15, 1979 – Page 23 – Brown Goes to Komets for Netminder
  3. http://www.hockeydraftcentral.com/1975/75046.html

Other websites[change | change source]