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1976 NHL DRAFT PICK
Alain Belanger
Selected in third round
No. 48 overall by Toronto Maple Leafs

Born January 18, 1956
Position: Right Wing
Height: 6-1   Weight: 190
BEFORE THE DRAFT
Last Team: Sherbrooke (QMJHL)                       
Birthplace: St. Janvier, Quebec (Canada)
Hometown: St. Janvier, Quebec
PRE-DRAFT STATISTICS
Year TeamLeague GPG ATP PIM
1973-74 St. TheresaQue. AAA -- ---- ----
  DrummondvilleQMJHL 281 23 104
1974-75 SherbrookeQMJHL 5117 1936 342
1975-76 SherbrookeQMJHL 6526 2551 274

PRE-DRAFT AWARDS AND HONORS
World Junior Championships:
1976 (silver) (unofficial tournament)
Memorial Cup Penalty-Minutes Leader: 1975 (Sherbrooke) (27)
Miscellaneous: Rated in The Hockey News draft preview issue as QMJHL's No. 12 prospect for the 1976 NHL draft. ... Played in third World Junior Championships in Finland, an unofficial tournament that helped set stage for first official World Juniors in 1977.
NHL CAREER
Debut: February 4, 1978 (Detroit at Toronto)
Numbers:  18 (Toronto)
Stanley Cup: Never won.  Playing Status: Retired 1983
CAREER NHL STATISTICS
YearsTeamsGPGATPPIM
1978 Toronto90 116
NON-NHL CAREER
Post-Draft Teams: Dallas (CHL); New Brunswick (AHL); Sherbrooke (AHL)
NON-NHL AWARDS AND HONORS
WHA Draft Pick:
1976 (by Calgary, No. 43 overall in Round 4)
CHL Penalty-Minutes Leader: 1977-78 (Dallas) (262 PIM)
Miscellaneous: Missed most of 1976-77 season with right knee injury. ... Retired for the first time in 1980, but came out of retirement in 1982 to play 21 games for Sherbrooke (AHL).
Personal: Nicknamed "Bam-Bam."
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SNAPSHOT '76
Total Selected: 135
Forwards: 83
Defense: 39
Goaltenders: 13
Major Junior: 97
College Players: 26
Canadian: 103
Euro-Canadian: 1
USA Citizens: 23
U.S.-Born: 23
European: 8
Reached NHL: 73
Won Stanley Cup: 8
Hall of Fame: 1
All-Star Game: 12
Year-end All-Star: 2
Olympians: 6
Picks Traded: 15
 
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