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Claude Lemieux

Position: RW ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-1 ▪ Weight: 215 lbs.

Born: July 16, 1965 in Buckingham, Quebec
Draft: Montreal, 2nd round (26th overall), 1983 NHL Entry

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Apr 19, 2014 7:25 AM

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
1983-84 18 MTL NHL 8 1 1 2 1 -2 12 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7 14.3 0 0:00
1984-85 19 MTL NHL 1 0 1 1 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0:00
1985-86 20 MTL NHL 10 1 2 3 1 -6 22 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 16 6.3 0 0:00
1986-87 21 MTL NHL 76 27 26 53 22 0 156 22 5 0 1 19 7 0 184 14.7 0 0:00 Selke-21
1987-88 22 MTL NHL 78 31 30 61 25 16 137 25 6 0 3 24 6 0 241 12.9 0 0:00
1988-89 23 MTL NHL 69 29 22 51 22 14 136 22 7 0 3 17 5 0 220 13.2 0 0:00
1989-90 24 MTL NHL 39 8 10 18 7 -8 106 5 3 0 1 4 6 0 104 7.7 0 0:00
1990-91 25 NJD NHL 78 30 17 47 21 -8 105 20 10 0 2 16 1 0 271 11.1 0 0:00
1991-92 26 NJD NHL 74 41 27 68 30 9 109 27 13 1 8 17 9 1 296 13.9 0 0:00 AS-8,AS-6,Selke-24
1992-93 27 NJD NHL 77 30 51 81 30 3 155 17 13 0 3 29 22 0 311 9.6 0 0:00
1993-94 28 NJD NHL 79 18 26 44 17 13 86 13 5 0 5 18 7 1 181 9.9 0 0:00
1994-95 29 NJD NHL 45 6 13 19 7 2 86 5 1 0 1 12 0 1 117 5.1 0 0:00 Smythe-1
1995-96 30 COL NHL 79 39 32 71 30 14 117 28 9 2 10 25 6 1 315 12.4 0 0:00 Selke-6
1996-97 31 COL NHL 45 11 17 28 11 -4 43 6 5 0 4 9 8 0 168 6.5 0 0:00
1997-98 32 COL NHL 78 26 27 53 21 -7 115 14 11 1 1 20 7 0 261 10.0 0 0:00
1998-99 33 COL NHL 82 27 24 51 21 0 102 16 11 0 8 9 14 1 292 9.2 1741 21:14
1999-00 34 TOT NHL 83 20 27 47 18 -3 90 13 7 0 3 19 6 2 257 7.8 1497 18:02
1999-00 34 COL NHL 13 3 6 9 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 5 1 0 36 8.3 243 19:40
1999-00 34 NJD NHL 70 17 21 38 15 -3 86 10 7 0 3 14 5 2 221 7.7 1254 18:55
2000-01 35 PHX NHL 46 10 16 26 10 1 58 8 2 0 1 8 8 0 99 10.1 791 17:12
2001-02 36 PHX NHL 82 16 25 41 16 -5 70 11 4 1 3 15 9 1 174 9.2 1411 17:12
2002-03 37 TOT NHL 68 8 12 20 7 -12 44 6 1 1 0 7 4 1 119 6.7 928 14:39
2002-03 37 PHX NHL 36 6 8 14 5 -3 30 4 1 1 0 5 3 0 74 8.1 505 14:02
2002-03 37 DAL NHL 32 2 4 6 2 -9 14 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 45 4.4 423 13:14
2008-09 43 SJS NHL 18 0 1 1 0 -5 21 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 0.0 138 8:40
7 yrs MTL NHL 281 97 92 189 78 15 576 75 22 0 8 68 24 0 772 12.6 0
6 yrs NJD NHL 423 142 155 297 119 16 627 92 49 1 22 106 44 5 1397 10.2 1254 18:54
5 yrs COL NHL 297 106 106 212 86 3 381 67 36 3 23 68 36 2 1072 9.9 1984 21:52
3 yrs PHX NHL 164 32 49 81 31 -7 158 23 7 2 4 28 20 1 347 9.2 2707 17:30
1 yr SJS NHL 18 0 1 1 0 -5 21 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 0.0 138 8:39
1 yr DAL NHL 32 2 4 6 2 -9 14 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 45 4.4 423 13:13
Career NHL 1215 379 407 786 316 13 1777 259 114 6 57 273 125 9 3650 10.4 6506 17:10

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
1983-84 18 MTL NHL 8 0.13 0.13 0.25 0.11 1.50 0.88 1 1 2 1 2 0 4 0 -2 -0.1 0.1 0.0
1984-85 19 MTL NHL 1 0.00 1.00 1.00 0.27 7.00 0.00 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0.0 0.0 0.1
1985-86 20 MTL NHL 10 0.10 0.20 0.30 0.11 2.20 1.60 1 2 3 1 5 1 10 0 -6 -0.1 0.0 -0.1
1986-87 21 MTL NHL 76 0.36 0.34 0.70 0.29 2.05 2.42 23 22 45 19 91 31 60 0 0 3.0 1.2 4.1 Selke-21
1987-88 22 MTL NHL 78 0.40 0.38 0.78 0.32 1.76 3.09 26 25 51 21 102 32 55 1 16 3.8 1.4 5.3
1988-89 23 MTL NHL 69 0.42 0.32 0.74 0.32 1.97 3.19 24 18 42 18 73 26 33 0 14 3.2 1.3 4.5
1989-90 24 MTL NHL 39 0.21 0.26 0.46 0.18 2.72 2.67 7 8 15 6 26 11 24 1 -8 0.4 0.3 0.7
1990-91 25 NJD NHL 78 0.38 0.22 0.60 0.27 1.35 3.47 27 15 42 19 71 24 57 2 -8 3.1 0.7 3.8
1991-92 26 NJD NHL 74 0.55 0.36 0.92 0.40 1.47 4.00 36 24 60 26 110 33 73 5 9 5.7 1.1 6.8 AS-8,AS-6,Selke-24
1992-93 27 NJD NHL 77 0.39 0.66 1.05 0.39 2.01 4.04 24 41 65 24 122 46 74 1 3 5.4 1.0 6.4
1993-94 28 NJD NHL 79 0.23 0.33 0.56 0.21 1.09 2.29 16 24 40 15 73 20 63 23 13 2.2 1.0 3.2
1994-95 29 NJD NHL 45 0.13 0.29 0.42 0.15 1.91 2.60 10 22 32 11 36 10 33 9 2 0.6 0.7 1.2 Smythe-1
1995-96 30 COL NHL 79 0.49 0.41 0.90 0.38 1.48 3.99 37 31 68 29 117 39 78 14 14 6.5 1.1 7.6 Selke-6
1996-97 31 COL NHL 45 0.24 0.38 0.62 0.24 0.96 3.73 11 18 29 11 51 20 35 0 -4 1.9 0.4 2.3
1997-98 32 COL NHL 78 0.33 0.35 0.68 0.27 1.47 3.35 30 31 61 25 95 45 58 1 -7 5.0 0.7 5.7
1998-99 33 COL NHL 82 0.33 0.29 0.62 0.25 1.24 3.56 31 27 58 24 99 49 64 14 0 3.3 1.6 4.9
1999-00 34 TOT NHL 83 0.24 0.33 0.57 0.22 1.08 3.10 22 29 51 20 70 21 61 9 -3 2.7 1.5 4.2
1999-00 34 COL NHL 13 0.23 0.46 0.69 0.25 0.31 2.77 3 6 9 3 13 2 12 1 0 0.6 0.3 0.8
1999-00 34 NJD NHL 70 0.24 0.30 0.54 0.21 1.23 3.16 19 23 42 17 57 19 49 8 -3 2.1 1.2 3.4
2000-01 35 PHX NHL 46 0.22 0.35 0.57 0.21 1.26 2.15 11 17 28 11 39 16 27 5 1 1.5 0.9 2.4
2001-02 36 PHX NHL 82 0.20 0.30 0.50 0.19 0.85 2.12 18 28 46 17 59 19 58 13 -5 2.3 1.1 3.4
2002-03 37 TOT NHL 68 0.12 0.18 0.29 0.11 0.65 1.75 9 13 22 8 27 6 41 8 -12 0.4 0.5 0.8
2002-03 37 PHX NHL 36 0.17 0.22 0.39 0.15 0.83 2.06 7 9 16 6 17 5 23 8 -3 0.7 0.4 1.1
2002-03 37 DAL NHL 32 0.06 0.13 0.19 0.07 0.44 1.41 2 4 6 2 10 1 18 0 -9 -0.3 0.1 -0.3
2008-09 43 SJS NHL 18 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.01 1.17 0.94 0 1 1 0 2 0 7 0 -5 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
7 yrs MTL NHL 281 0.35 0.33 0.67 0.28 2.05 2.75 82 77 159 66 300 101 186 2 15 10.2 4.3 14.5
6 yrs NJD NHL 423 0.34 0.37 0.70 0.28 1.48 3.30 132 149 281 113 469 152 349 48 16 19.1 5.7 24.8
5 yrs COL NHL 297 0.36 0.36 0.71 0.29 1.28 3.61 112 113 225 92 375 155 247 30 3 17.2 4.2 21.4
3 yrs PHX NHL 164 0.20 0.30 0.49 0.19 0.96 2.12 36 54 90 34 115 40 108 26 -7 4.5 2.4 6.9
1 yr SJS NHL 18 0.00 0.06 0.06 0.01 1.17 0.94 0 1 1 0 2 0 7 0 -5 -0.3 0.0 -0.3
1 yr DAL NHL 32 0.06 0.13 0.19 0.07 0.44 1.41 2 4 6 2 10 1 18 0 -9 -0.3 0.1 -0.3
Career NHL 1215 0.31 0.33 0.65 0.26 1.46 3.00 364 398 762 307 1271 449 915 106 13 50.3 16.6 67.0

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
1985-86 20 MTL NHL SC 20 10 6 16 7 1 68 6 4 0 4 51 19.6
1986-87 21 MTL NHL 17 4 9 13 5 7 41 2 2 0 0 44 9.1
1987-88 22 MTL NHL 11 3 2 5 2 -2 20 3 0 0 2 28 10.7
1988-89 23 MTL NHL 18 4 3 7 3 0 58 4 0 0 1 46 8.7
1989-90 24 MTL NHL 11 1 3 4 1 2 38 1 0 0 1 24 4.2
1990-91 25 NJD NHL 7 4 0 4 2 -3 34 2 2 0 1 24 16.7
1991-92 26 NJD NHL 7 4 3 7 3 1 26 3 1 0 0 33 12.1
1992-93 27 NJD NHL 5 2 0 2 1 -3 19 1 1 0 0 15 13.3
1993-94 28 NJD NHL 20 7 11 18 7 4 44 7 0 0 2 50 14.0
1994-95 29 NJD NHL SC 20 13 3 16 8 12 20 13 0 0 3 65 20.0
1995-96 30 COL NHL SC 19 5 7 12 5 5 55 2 3 0 0 81 6.2
1996-97 31 COL NHL 17 13 10 23 10 7 32 9 4 0 4 73 17.8
1997-98 32 COL NHL 7 3 3 6 2 2 8 2 1 0 1 29 10.3
1998-99 33 COL NHL 19 3 11 14 5 5 26 2 1 0 0 69 4.3 370 19:28
1999-00 34 NJD NHL SC 23 4 6 10 4 7 28 3 1 0 0 78 5.1 437 19:59
2001-02 36 PHX NHL 5 0 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 0 13 0.0 85 17:58
2002-03 37 DAL NHL 7 0 1 1 0 -1 10 0 0 0 0 6 0.0 80 11:24
2008-09 43 SJS NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 5 5:07
Career NHL 4 234 80 78 158 65 42 529 60 20 0 19 730 11.0 976 18:44

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
1981-82 16 Richelieu Riverains QAAA 48 24 48 72 0 96 24 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1982-83 17 Trois-Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL 62 28 38 66 0 213 25 3 0 5 0 0 0:00
1983-84 18 Verdun Juniors QMJHL 51 41 45 86 0 227 29 11 1 6 0 0 0:00
1984-85 19 Verdun Jr. Canadiens QMJHL 52 58 66 124 0 152 49 7 2 6 0 0 0:00
1984-85 19 Canada WJC-A 6 3 2 5 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1985-86 20 Sherbrooke Canadiens AHL 58 21 32 53 0 145 21 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1986-87 21 NHL All-Stars RV-87 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1987-88 22 Canada Can-Cup 6 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1996-97 31 Canada W-Cup 8 1 1 2 0 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2003-04 38 EV Zug Swiss 7 2 3 5 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 43 China Sharks AsianHL 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
2008-09 43 Worcester Sharks AHL 23 3 8 11 2 24 3 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 81 24 40 64 2 169 24 0 0 1 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season AsianHL 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season Can-Cup 6 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season QAAA 48 24 48 72 0 96 24 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons QMJHL 165 127 149 276 0 592 103 21 3 17 0 0
Career 1 Season RV-87 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Swiss 7 2 3 5 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 1 Season W-Cup 8 1 1 2 0 19 1 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WJC-A 6 3 2 5 0 6 3 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
1981-82 16 Richelieu Riverains QAAA 8 10 13 23 14
1982-83 17 Trois-Rivieres Draveurs QMJHL 4 1 0 1 30 1 0 0 0
1983-84 18 Verdun Juniors QMJHL 9 8 12 20 63 4 3 1 0
1983-84 18 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 2 1 0 1 0
1984-85 19 Verdun Jr. Canadiens QMJHL 14 23 17 40 38 13 9 1 4
2003-04 38 EV Zug Swiss 5 1 3 4 8
Career 1 Season AHL 2 1 0 1 0
Career 1 Season QAAA 8 10 13 23 14
Career 3 Seasons QMJHL 27 32 29 61 131 18 12 2 4
Career 1 Season Swiss 5 1 3 4 8

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 21 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Claude Lemieux 7.6 6.8 6.4 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3
Jamie Langenbrunner 92.7 8.5 6.8 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Scott Young 92.3 9.8 6.2 5.8 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.5 2.4 0.9 -0.3
Trevor Linden 92.0 7.6 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.7
Rick Kehoe 91.7 7.8 6.7 6.2 5.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.2 3.7 3.4 2.6 1.1 0.0
Neal Broten 91.7 7.6 7.4 6.4 6.4 5.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.8 2.8 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.2
Ivan Boldirev 91.5 7.4 6.8 6.6 5.6 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.1 1.7 -0.1
Bryan Smolinski 90.5 6.8 6.4 5.8 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3 1.8 0.2
Bob Nevin 90.3 6.9 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.5 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.1 2.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.6
Kevin Dineen 90.1 7.8 7.2 5.9 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.2 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.5 1.4 0.9 0.8 0.7 -0.1 -0.1
Butch Goring 90.0 7.8 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.3 3.7 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.4
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Claude Lemieux 7.6 6.8 6.4 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.3 1.2 0.8 0.7 0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.3
Jamie Langenbrunner 92.7 8.5 6.8 6.5 6.2 5.9 4.9 4.6 4.6 4.0 3.1 3.1 2.6 2.4 2.2 2.0 0.2 0.1 0.0
Scott Young 92.3 9.8 6.2 5.8 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.2 3.1 2.5 2.4 0.9 -0.3
Trevor Linden 92.0 7.6 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.7 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.4 2.0 1.0 0.7
Rick Kehoe 91.7 7.8 6.7 6.2 5.6 5.5 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.2 3.7 3.4 2.6 1.1 0.0
Neal Broten 91.7 7.6 7.4 6.4 6.4 5.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.8 2.8 2.5 1.7 1.7 1.4 1.4 1.2 0.2
Ivan Boldirev 91.5 7.4 6.8 6.6 5.6 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.6 3.8 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.1 1.7 -0.1
Bryan Smolinski 90.5 6.8 6.4 5.8 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.4 4.2 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.3 1.8 0.2
Bob Nevin 90.3 6.9 6.5 6.0 5.5 5.5 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.1 2.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.6
Kevin Dineen 90.1 7.8 7.2 5.9 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.4 3.7 3.2 3.2 2.8 1.8 1.5 1.4 0.9 0.8 0.7 -0.1 -0.1
Butch Goring 90.0 7.8 7.0 6.9 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.3 3.7 2.8 2.7 2.4 1.6 0.9 0.4

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

October 9, 1989: Missed majority of 1989-90 due to abdominal injury vs. Boston, October 9, 1989.

September 4, 1990: Traded to New Jersey by Montreal for Sylvain Turgeon, September 4, 1990.

October 3, 1995: Traded to NY Islanders by New Jersey for Steve Thomas, October 3, 1995.

October 3, 1995: Traded to Colorado by NY Islanders for Wendel Clark, October 3, 1995.

November 3, 1999: 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.

December 5, 2000: Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, December 5, 2000.

January 16, 2003: Traded to Dallas by Phoenix for Scott Pellerin and Dallas' 4th round choice (Kevin Porter) in 2004 Entry Draft, January 16, 2003.

February 9, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Zug (Swiss), February 9, 2004.

November 15, 2008: Signed as a free agent by China (ALIH), November 15, 2008.

November 25, 2008: Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), November 25, 2008.

December 29, 2008: Signed as a free agent by San Jose, December 29, 2008.

July 8, 2009: Officially announced his retirement, July 8, 2009.

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