Georges Laraque
Georges Laraque
Right Wing
Number: 17
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 245
Shoots: Right
Born: 7 Dec 1976
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Acquired: Free agent - July 3, 2008
Drafted: EDM / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (31st overall)
2007-08: Posted a two-point (1g, 1a) game on March 27 vs. New Jersey...Finished the season leading the team with 141 penalty minutes and ranked fifth in hits with 87...Registered the game-winning goal on Dec. 23 vs. BOS, the 50th goal of his career...2006-07: Appeared in 17 games recording two assists and 18 penaltyminutes after being acquired at the trade deadline fromPhoenix... Played his 5OO th NHL game on October 26th vs. Edmonton... 2005-06: Had a three-game assist streak November 29th to December 3rd which equalled his career high... Scored 100th career NHL point with an assist on November 1st... 2003-04: Won the Oilers Community Service Award for the third consecutive season... Led the team with 99 PIMs, marking third time in last 4 seasons he has led the Oilers... Played his 400th career NHL game at Phoenix on February 27th... Registered his 700th career NHL PIM vs. Minnesota on December 30th... 2002-03: Won the Oilers Community Service Award for 2nd consecutive season... Played his 300th career NHL game vs. the New York Rangers on November 5th... Tied for team playoff scoring lead with four points (1 g, 3a) in six games...2001-02: Led the Oilers with 157 PIM ... Won the Oilers...Community Service Award...132 consecutive games played streak ended when he was sidelined for two games (January 19th and 21 st) with an injury... 1999-00: Selected as the Oilers Most Popular Player... Scored 1st career NHL hat-trick with three goals vs. Los Angeles on February 21st... 1998-99: Scored his first NHL goal on January 7th at Phoenix... 1997-98: Made his NHL debut with Edmonton, playing 11 games... Finished 10th in scoring for Hamilton with 30 points (10g, 20a) in 46 games... 1996-97: Began his pro career with Hamilton (AHL) ... Scored four points (1 g, 3a) with 12 PIM in 15 playoff games as Hamilton advanced to the Calder Cup Final...