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John LeClair

Born:July 5, 1969Draft:1987, Canadiens, 33rd Overall
Hometown:St. Albans, VermontPosition:LW
Known For:Legion of DoomShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:United States

John Clark LeClair (born July 5, 1969) is an American former professional ice hockey player who played 16 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Montreal CanadiensPhiladelphia Flyers, and Pittsburgh Penguins. With the Flyers, LeClair became the first American-born player to score 50 goals in three consecutive NHL seasons while playing on the Legion of Doom line with Eric Lindros and Mikael Renberg. LeClair was a member of the Montreal Canadiens’ Stanley Cup winning team in 1993.

John Leclair Philadelphia Flyers
John Leclair, Philadelphia Flyers, Feb. 23 1995 (Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart/ALLSPORT)

John LeClair Statistics

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Achievements

  • All-ECAC Rookie Team — 1988
  • All-ECAC Second Team — 1991
  • Selected to Five All-Star Games — 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • NHL First Team All-Star — 1995, 1998
  • NHL Second Team All-Star — 1996, 1997, 1999
  • Stanley Cup Champion — 1993
  • Olympic Silver Medal — 2002
  • Olympic All-Star Team — 2002

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