Ian Laperriere
Birth Date:January 19, 1974 (42 years old)
Place of Birth:Montreal, Que.
Experience:16 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 1992 (7/158).
Scouting Report
Assets: Was one of the toughest warriors to ever play in the NHL. A hard-working energy forward, he earned a lot of respect in standing up for his teammates. Had strong forechecking and penalty-killing skills. Could rattle his opponents with hits and an in-your-face attitude. Was great at blocking shots.
Flaws: Got hurt a lot because he was always putting his body on the line. In fact, his career ended on a blocked shot to the face! Was somewhat limited in terms of natural scoring ability. Some of his agitating qualities that riled up the opposition had repercussions.
Career Potential: Energy forward, warrior and leader with defensive ability.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Bill Masterton Trophy 2010-11
QMJHL Second All-Star Team 1992-93

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