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Rich Lemieux

Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 5-8 ▪ Weight: 155 lbs.

Born: April 19, 1951 in Temiscamingue, Quebec
Draft: Vancouver, 3rd round (39th overall), 1971 NHL Amateur

NHL/WHA 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
1971-72 20 VAN NHL 42 7 9 16 6 -13 4 7 0 0 0 9 0 0 82 8.5 0 0:00
1972-73 21 VAN NHL 78 17 35 52 19 -25 41 14 3 0 2 23 12 0 138 12.3 0 0:00
1973-74 22 VAN NHL 72 5 17 22 7 -24 23 4 1 0 0 12 5 0 73 6.8 0 0:00
1974-75 23 KCS NHL 79 10 20 30 11 -35 64 7 3 0 1 15 5 0 131 7.6 0 0:00
1975-76 24 TOT NHL 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0.0 0 0:00
1975-76 24 KCS NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
1975-76 24 ATF NHL 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0 0:00
1976-77 25 CGC WHA 33 6 11 17 6 -4 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 62 9.7 0 0:00
3 yrs VAN NHL 192 29 61 90 33 -62 68 25 4 0 2 44 17 0 293 9.9 0
2 yrs KCS NHL 81 10 20 30 11 -35 64 7 3 0 1 15 5 0 132 7.6 0
1 yr ATF NHL 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0.0 0
1 yr CGC WHA 33 6 11 17 6 -4 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 62 9.7 0
Career NHL 274 39 82 121 44 -95 132 32 7 0 3 60 22 0 426 9.2 0
Career WHA 33 6 11 17 6 -4 9 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 62 9.7 0

NHL/WHA 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
1971-72 20 VAN NHL 42 0.17 0.21 0.38 0.15 0.10 1.95 7 9 16 6 23 0 36 0 -13 0.3 0.2 0.5
1972-73 21 VAN NHL 78 0.22 0.45 0.67 0.24 0.53 1.77 16 32 48 17 73 23 80 5 -25 2.4 0.5 2.8
1973-74 22 VAN NHL 72 0.07 0.24 0.31 0.10 0.32 1.01 5 16 21 7 28 6 49 3 -24 -0.8 0.3 -0.4
1974-75 23 KCS NHL 79 0.13 0.25 0.38 0.14 0.81 1.66 8 17 25 9 48 16 68 1 -35 -0.3 0.9 0.6
1975-76 24 TOT NHL 3 0.00 0.33 0.33 0.09 0.00 0.67 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.1 0.1
1975-76 24 KCS NHL 2 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 0.0 0.0
1975-76 24 ATF NHL 1 0.00 1.00 1.00 0.28 0.00 1.00 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.1 0.1
1976-77 25 CGC WHA 33 0.18 0.33 0.52 0.19 0.27 1.88 0 0 0 0 -4
3 yrs VAN NHL 192 0.15 0.32 0.47 0.17 0.35 1.53 28 57 85 31 124 29 165 8 -62 1.9 1.1 2.9
2 yrs KCS NHL 81 0.12 0.25 0.37 0.13 0.79 1.63 8 17 25 9 48 16 68 1 -35 -0.3 0.9 0.6
1 yr ATF NHL 1 0.00 1.00 1.00 0.28 0.00 1.00 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0.1 0.1
1 yr CGC WHA 33 0.18 0.33 0.52 0.19 0.27 1.88 0 0 0 0 -4
Career NHL 274 0.14 0.30 0.44 0.16 0.48 1.55 36 75 111 40 174 45 233 9 -95 1.6 2.0 3.6
Career WHA 33 0.18 0.33 0.52 0.19 0.27 1.88 0 0 0 0 -4

NHL/WHA Playoffs

Scoring Stats Goals Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS GC +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
1975-76 24 ATF NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
1967-68 16 Thetford Mines Canadiens QJHL 44 28 32 60 0 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1968-69 17 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 51 10 28 38 0 51 10 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1969-70 18 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 50 29 43 72 0 75 29 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1970-71 19 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 15 11 23 34 0 35 11 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1971-72 20 Rochester Americans AHL 34 12 12 24 0 30 12 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
1975-76 24 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 60 25 23 48 0 37 25 0 0 0 0 0 0:00
Career 2 Seasons AHL 94 37 35 72 0 67 37 0 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 116 50 94 144 0 161 50 0 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season QJHL 44 28 32 60 0 0 28 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
1967-68 16 Thetford Mines Canadiens QJHL 7 5 8 13 7
1968-69 17 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 14 6 12 18 6
1968-69 17 Montreal Jr. Canadiens M-Cup 8 2 7 9 17
1969-70 18 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 16 10 16 26 6
1969-70 18 Montreal Jr. Canadiens M-Cup 12 12 15 27 24
1970-71 19 Montreal Jr. Canadiens OHA-Jr. 4 2 6 8 5
1975-76 24 Nova Scotia Voyageurs AHL 9 8 6 14 4
Career 1 Season AHL 9 8 6 14 4
Career 2 Seasons M-Cup 20 14 22 36 41
Career 3 Seasons OHA-Jr. 34 18 34 52 17
Career 1 Season QJHL 7 5 8 13 7

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 5 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5
Rich Lemieux 2.8 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.4
Tony Demers 82.7 2.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 -0.2
Paul Fenton 81.5 2.5 0.8 0.6 0.0 -0.4
Jamie Baker 81.0 3.0 0.9 0.5 0.0 -0.3
Stanislav Chistov 79.3 3.1 0.7 0.6
Tim Sweeney 77.4 3.4 0.6 0.3 0.0 -0.2
Bill Goldsworthy 75.9 2.7 0.9 0.4 0.1 -0.1
Pat Hughes 75.4 2.8 1.0 0.9 0.1 -0.2
Rob McClanahan 75.1 3.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 -0.7
Scott Parse 74.4 3.2 0.6 0.4
Brian Noonan 74.1 2.7 0.3 0.2 0.1 -0.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6
Rich Lemieux 2.8 0.6 0.5 0.1 -0.4
Stanislav Chistov 79.3 3.1 0.7 0.6
Rob McClanahan 75.1 3.1 0.5 0.4 0.3 -0.7
Scott Parse 74.4 3.2 0.6 0.4
Lars Eller 73.9 3.3 2.9 1.1 0.4
Joey Crabb 73.3 2.5 0.8 0.6 -0.1
Brandon Yip 73.0 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.4
Iain Fraser 72.4 2.8 0.2 0.2 0.0 -0.1
Tony Demers 71.9 2.2 0.6 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.2
Bob Girard 70.7 2.7 0.9 0.3 0.0 -0.1
Jack Hamilton 70.5 2.6 0.7 0.2

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

February 12, 1972: Selected by Los Angeles (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972.

April 11, 1974: WHA rights transferred to Michigan (WHA) after Los Angeles (WHA) franchise relocated, April 11, 1974.

June 12, 1974: Claimed by Kansas City from Vancouver in Expansion Draft, June 12, 1974.

October 13, 1975: Traded to Atlanta by Kansas City with Kansas City's 2nd round choice (Miles Zaharko) in 1977 Amateur Draft for Buster Harvey, October 13, 1975.

June, 1976: Signed as a free agent by Calgary (WHA) after Michigan-Baltimore (WHA) franchise folded, June, 1976.

January, 1977: Traded to Minnesota (WHA) by Calgary (WHA) for Butch Deadmarsh, January 1977; Lemieux refused to report and transaction was cancelled.

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