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Rick Lapointe

Position: D ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 ▪ Weight: 200 lbs.

Born: August 2, 1955 in Victoria, British Columbia
Died: October 17, 1999
Draft: Detroit, 1st round (5th overall), 1975 NHL Amateur

NHL Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Assists Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1975-76 20 DET NHL 80 10 23 33 12 -3 95 8 2 0 0 19 4 0 106 9.4 0 0:00
1976-77 21 TOT NHL 71 3 19 22 7 3 119 2 1 0 1 16 3 0 86 3.5 0 0:00
1976-77 21 DET NHL 49 2 11 13 4 -17 80 1 1 0 0 9 2 0 59 3.4 0 0:00
1976-77 21 PHI NHL 22 1 8 9 3 20 39 1 0 0 1 7 1 0 27 3.7 0 0:00
1977-78 22 PHI NHL 47 4 16 20 7 35 91 3 1 0 0 14 2 0 56 7.1 0 0:00
1978-79 23 PHI NHL 77 3 18 21 7 15 53 1 1 1 0 15 2 1 75 4.0 0 0:00
1979-80 24 STL NHL 80 6 19 25 8 -24 87 6 0 0 1 17 2 0 113 5.3 0 0:00
1980-81 25 STL NHL 80 8 25 33 11 36 124 8 0 0 3 22 2 1 84 9.5 0 0:00 AS-17,Norris-21
1981-82 26 STL NHL 71 2 20 22 7 -6 127 2 0 0 0 17 3 0 91 2.2 0 0:00
1982-83 27 QUE NHL 43 2 9 11 4 14 59 2 0 0 0 9 0 0 48 4.2 0 0:00
1983-84 28 QUE NHL 22 2 10 12 4 9 12 2 0 0 0 9 1 0 24 8.3 0 0:00
1984-85 29 LAK NHL 73 4 13 17 6 -10 46 4 0 0 1 13 0 0 69 5.8 0 0:00
1985-86 30 LAK NHL 20 0 4 4 1 -13 18 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 7 0.0 0 0:00
3 yrs PHI NHL 146 8 42 50 16 70 183 5 2 1 1 36 5 1 158 5.1 0
3 yrs STL NHL 231 16 64 80 26 6 338 16 0 0 4 56 7 1 288 5.6 0
2 yrs DET NHL 129 12 34 46 16 -20 175 9 3 0 0 28 6 0 165 7.3 0
2 yrs QUE NHL 65 4 19 23 7 23 71 4 0 0 0 18 1 0 72 5.6 0
2 yrs LAK NHL 93 4 17 21 7 -23 64 4 0 0 1 17 0 0 76 5.3 0
Career NHL 664 44 176 220 72 56 831 38 5 1 6 155 19 2 759 5.8 0

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
1975-76 20 DET NHL 80 0.13 0.29 0.41 0.15 1.19 1.33 9 20 29 10 98 16 121 36 -3 1.8 4.2 6.1
1976-77 21 TOT NHL 71 0.04 0.27 0.31 0.10 1.68 1.21 3 17 20 6 72 10 70 11 3 0.6 4.0 4.5
1976-77 21 DET NHL 49 0.04 0.22 0.27 0.08 1.63 1.20 2 10 12 4 42 8 59 8 -17 0.2 1.9 2.1
1976-77 21 PHI NHL 22 0.05 0.36 0.41 0.13 1.77 1.23 1 7 8 2 30 2 11 3 20 0.4 2.1 2.5
1977-78 22 PHI NHL 47 0.09 0.34 0.43 0.14 1.94 1.19 4 14 18 6 64 6 32 9 35 1.0 4.2 5.2
1978-79 23 PHI NHL 77 0.04 0.23 0.27 0.09 0.69 0.97 2 15 17 5 81 6 80 20 15 0.2 4.8 5.1
1979-80 24 STL NHL 80 0.08 0.24 0.31 0.11 1.09 1.41 5 16 21 7 108 6 150 24 -24 0.7 3.5 4.2
1980-81 25 STL NHL 80 0.10 0.31 0.41 0.14 1.55 1.05 6 19 25 8 129 8 113 28 36 1.2 5.8 7.0 AS-17,Norris-21
1981-82 26 STL NHL 71 0.03 0.28 0.31 0.09 1.79 1.28 1 15 16 5 84 6 110 26 -6 0.2 3.1 3.3
1982-83 27 QUE NHL 43 0.05 0.21 0.26 0.08 1.37 1.12 2 7 9 3 58 1 68 25 14 0.1 2.2 2.2
1983-84 28 QUE NHL 22 0.09 0.45 0.55 0.17 0.55 1.09 2 8 10 3 30 2 21 2 9 0.5 1.4 2.0
1984-85 29 LAK NHL 73 0.05 0.18 0.23 0.08 0.63 0.95 3 10 13 4 74 1 103 20 -10 0.0 3.1 3.0
1985-86 30 LAK NHL 20 0.00 0.20 0.20 0.06 0.90 0.35 0 3 3 1 10 1 28 6 -13 -0.1 0.2 0.1
3 yrs PHI NHL 146 0.05 0.29 0.34 0.11 1.25 1.08 7 36 43 14 175 14 123 32 70 1.6 11.1 12.7
3 yrs STL NHL 231 0.07 0.28 0.35 0.11 1.46 1.25 12 50 62 20 321 20 373 78 6 2.2 12.4 14.6
2 yrs DET NHL 129 0.09 0.26 0.36 0.12 1.36 1.28 11 30 41 14 140 24 180 44 -20 2.1 6.1 8.1
2 yrs QUE NHL 65 0.06 0.29 0.35 0.11 1.09 1.11 4 15 19 6 88 3 89 27 23 0.6 3.6 4.2
2 yrs LAK NHL 93 0.04 0.18 0.23 0.07 0.69 0.82 3 13 16 5 84 2 131 26 -23 -0.1 3.3 3.1
Career NHL 664 0.07 0.27 0.33 0.11 1.25 1.14 37 144 181 59 808 63 896 207 56 6.3 36.5 42.8

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1976-77 21 PHI NHL 10 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
1977-78 22 PHI NHL 12 0 3 3 1 19 0 0 0 0
1978-79 23 PHI NHL 7 0 1 1 0 14 0 0 0 0
1979-80 24 STL NHL 3 0 1 1 0 6 0 0 0 0
1980-81 25 STL NHL 8 2 2 4 2 12 2 0 0 0
1981-82 26 STL NHL 3 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
1983-84 28 QUE NHL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0
Career NHL 46 2 7 9 3 0 64 2 0 0 0 4 0.0

Other Standard

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1971-72 16 Victoria Cougars WCJHL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1972-73 17 Victoria Cougars WCJHL 39 3 12 15 0 31 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1973-74 18 Victoria Cougars WCJHL 66 8 18 26 0 207 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1974-75 19 Victoria Cougars WCJHL 67 19 51 70 0 177 19 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1974-75 19 Canada WJC-A 5 2 3 5 0 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1976-77 21 Kansas City Blues CHL 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 27 Fredericton Express AHL 31 4 14 18 0 50 4 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1983-84 28 Fredericton Express AHL 54 8 22 30 0 79 8 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 85 12 36 48 0 129 12 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season CHL 6 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons WCJHL 176 30 81 111 0 415 30 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 5 2 3 5 0 16 2 0 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1974-75 19 Victoria Cougars WCJHL 12 1 12 13 26
1982-83 27 Fredericton Express AHL 12 0 6 6 8
Career 1 Season AHL 12 0 6 6 8
Career 1 Season WCJHL 12 1 12 13 26

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Rick Lapointe 7.0 6.1 5.2 5.1 4.5 4.2 3.3 3.0 2.2 2.0 0.1
Willie Mitchell 95.0 6.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.3 2.1 0.1
Kjell Samuelsson 92.9 6.2 5.9 5.4 4.8 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.7 2.7 1.5 0.3
Dennis Kearns 92.8 6.8 6.6 5.5 4.4 4.2 3.9 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.2
Jiri Slegr 92.7 7.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
Alexander Karpovtsev 92.5 6.2 6.2 4.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.2 0.1
Reg Hamilton 92.4 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.6 0.4
Robyn Regehr 92.0 6.3 6.2 5.4 5.0 4.4 3.6 2.9 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.0
Scott Hannan 91.8 5.8 5.6 5.4 5.0 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.1 1.5 0.3
Ed Kea 91.6 7.3 5.6 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.4 3.3 3.2 1.6 0.4
Al MacNeil 91.6 6.5 5.7 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.2 2.8 0.4 0.2 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Rick Lapointe 7.0 6.1 5.2 5.1 4.5 4.2 3.3 3.0 2.2 2.0 0.1
Dennis Kearns 92.8 6.8 6.6 5.5 4.4 4.2 3.9 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.2
Jiri Slegr 92.7 7.0 5.7 5.4 5.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.4 2.4 1.7 0.6
Alexander Karpovtsev 92.2 6.2 6.2 4.8 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.6 2.2 0.1 -0.2
Paul Mara 92.2 7.0 6.2 5.2 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.0 1.9 1.5 0.5 0.1
Reg Hamilton 92.1 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.8 3.5 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.6 0.4 0.3
Ed Kea 91.6 7.3 5.6 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.4 3.3 3.2 1.6 0.4
Al MacNeil 91.6 6.5 5.7 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.2 2.8 0.4 0.2 0.0
Willie Huber 91.5 6.1 6.1 5.5 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.5 2.7 1.6
Billy Coutu 90.9 4.0 3.8 2.6 2.5 2.2 2.2 1.9 1.9 1.6 1.2
Robyn Regehr 90.8 6.3 6.2 5.4 5.0 4.4 3.6 2.9 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.1 1.0 0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 17, 1977: Traded to Philadelphia by Detroit with Mike Korney for Terry Murray, Bob Ritchie, Steve Coates and Dave Kelly, February 17, 1977.

June 7, 1979: Traded to St. Louis by Philadelphia with Blake Dunlop for Phil Myre, June 7, 1979.

August 4, 1982: Traded to Quebec by St. Louis for Pat Hickey, August 4, 1982.

October 10, 1984: Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, October 10, 1984.

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