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Marc Chouinard

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Shot  Right
Height  1.96 m
Shoots  Right-handed
Role  Ice hockey player
Position  Centerman
Name  Marc Chouinard
Career start  1999
Playing career  1998–2009
Weight  93 kg

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Born  May 6, 1977 (age 38) Charlesbourg, QC, CAN (1977-05-06)
NHL Draft  32nd overall, 1995 Winnipeg Jets
Played for  Anaheim Ducks, Minnesota Wild, Vancouver Canucks

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Marc Chouinard (born May 6, 1977) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre-winger who most recently played for Kölner Haie. He has not formally announced his retirement, but has not played in over two and a half seasons. He uncle is Guy Chouinard and his cousin his Guy's son, Éric Chouinard.

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Career

Born in Charlesbourg, Quebec, Chouinard started his career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 1993. After two successful seasons, he was drafted in the second round, 32nd overall by the Winnipeg Jets during the 1995 NHL Entry Draft. He never played for the Jets, as was later traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. After three years with the team's American Hockey League affiliate, the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, Chouinard was called up during the 2000–01 NHL season.

His success in the minors did not translate into NHL success, as his slow skating abilities hampered his scoring potential. He is used primarily as a checking line centre, used to kill off penalties and to shut down the opposing teams' top forwards. He has, however, had some success on the power play, as his large 6'5" frame is difficult for the opposing team's defenceman to move when placed in front of the net.

Transactions

  • July 8, 1995 - Drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in the second round, 32nd overall.
  • February 7, 1996 - Traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim along with Teemu Selanne and a fourth-round selection in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs, later traded to the Montreal Canadiens - Kim Staal) in exchange for Chad Kilger, Oleg Tverdovsky, and a third-round selection in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft (Per-Anton Lundstrom).
  • July 28, 2003 - Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Minnesota Wild.
  • During the NHL Lockout of 2004/05 he played in Norway, for Frisk Asker
  • July 20, 2006 - Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Vancouver Canucks.
  • February 26, 2007 - Placed on waivers by the Vancouver Canucks.
  • February 27, 2007 - Cleared waivers and assigned to the Manitoba Moose.
  • References

    Marc Chouinard Wikipedia


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