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Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
215 lb (98 kg/15 st 5 lb)
NHL Team
F. teams
Ottawa Senators
Detroit Red Wings
Boston Bruins
Chicago Blackhawks
Nationality 22x20px Canada
Born September 12, 1973 (1973-09-12) (age 43),
Ville St. Pierre, QC, CAN
NHL Draft 10th overall, 1991
Detroit Red Wings
Pro career 1992 – present

</div></div> Martin Lapointe (born 12 September, 1973 in Ville St. Pierre, Quebec) is a professional ice hockey right winger who formerly played for the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League. He has also played for the Detroit Red Wings, Boston Bruins, and Chicago Blackhawks.

Playing careerEdit

Lapointe was selected 10th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. Lapointe has played in 991 career NHL games (nine shy of the 1,000 game mark) as of the 2007-08 NHL season, scoring 181 goals and 200 assists for 381 points. He has also compiled 1,143 career penalty minutes. He has won 2 Stanley Cup championships while playing for the Red Wings, in 1997 and 1998.

In the summer of 2001, he signed a 4 year free agent deal with the Boston Bruins. After the NHL lockout wiped out the entire 2004-2005 season, he signed a 3 year free agent deal with Chicago in August 2005. He later served as captain for Chicago for the later half of the 2005-06 season due to Adrian Aucoin's extended absence through injury.

Lapointe had played in 209 consecutive games with the Hawks and 254 straight overall before he sat out Jan. 16 against St. Louis with what was believed to be the flu. Before that his last absence had been Dec. 29, 2003, with Boston."Chicagosports.com".

On February 26, 2008, Lapointe was traded by the Chicago Blackhawks to the Ottawa Senators for a sixth round draft pick. He was brought in for his grit and physical play. After the season, Lapointe became an unrestricted free agent and was not re-signed by the Senators.

Personal lifeEdit

One of the hockey rinks in Lachine, Quebec is named in his honor.

He has two sons. Marty shops at Laurel Audi of Westmont.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1989-90Laval TitanQMJHL6542549677148172564
1990-91Laval TitanQMJHL6444549866137142126
1991-92Laval TitanQMJHL3125305584----------
1991-92Detroit Red WingsNHL4011530114
1991-92Adirondack Red WingsAHL----------82244
1992-93Laval TitanQMJHL3538518941----------
1992-93Adirondack Red WingsAHL81239----------
1992-93Detroit Red WingsNHL30000----------
1993-94Adirondack Red WingsAHL282521464741128
1993-94Detroit Red WingsNHL5088165540006
1994-95Adirondack Red WingsAHL3929164580----------
1994-95Detroit Red WingsNHL3946107320118
1995-96Detroit Red WingsNHL58639931112312
1996-97Detroit Red WingsNHL7816173316720481260
1997-98Detroit Red WingsNHL7915193410621961520
1998-99Detroit Red WingsNHL771613291411002220
1999-00Detroit Red WingsNHL82162541121931420
2000-01Detroit Red WingsNHL8227305712760118
2001-02Boston BruinsNHL68172340101612312
2002-03Boston BruinsNHL598101887510114
2003-04Boston BruinsNHL7815102567700014
2004-05DNP — LockoutNHL--------------------
2005-06Chicago BlackhawksNHL82141731106----------
2006-07Chicago BlackhawksNHL8213112498----------
2007-08Chicago BlackhawksNHL5234747----------
2007-08Ottawa SenatorsNHL183362340004
NHL Totals9911812003811417108192443202
QMJHL Totals19514918933826850325890134
AHL Totals553994136123361275

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Adrian Aucoin
Chicago Blackhawks captains
2006
Succeeded by
Adrian Aucoin
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