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Alexandre Daigle

Born:February 7, 1975Draft:1993 Senators 1st Overall
Hometown:Laval, QuebecPosition:Center
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Status:Retired

Alexandre Daigle (born February 7, 1975) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. A highly touted junior prospect, Daigle was drafted first overall in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. After recording a modest career high of 51 points in three separate National Hockey League (NHL) regular seasons, Daigle briefly retired from hockey at age 25, but returned to the NHL two years later.

Alexandre Daigle
Alexandre Daigle with the Minnesota Wild. (Photo by Barry Gossage via Getty Images)

Alexandre Daigle Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
January 17, 1998Ottawa SenatorsPhiladelphia FlyersSecond-Round Pick
(Chris Bala)
Pat Falloon
Vinny Prospal
January 29, 1999Philadelphia FlyersEdmonton OilersAndrei Kovalenko
January 29, 1999Edmonton OilersTampa Bay LightningAlex Selivanov
October 3, 1999Tampa Bay LightningNew York RangersCash Considerations

Deeper Dive


  • CHL All-Rookie Team (1992)
  • CHL Rookie of the Year (1992)
  • QMJHL Rookie of the Year (1992)
  • QMJHL Second Team All-Star (1992)
  • CHL Top Draft Prospect Award (1993)
  • QMJHL First Team All-Star (1993)
  • IIHF U20 World Juniors Gold Medal (1993, 1995)