John Chabot

John David Chabot ( born May 18, 1962 in Summerside, Prince Edward Iceland ) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and coach, who was active in the National Hockey League and the German Ice Hockey League.


Chabot was selected by the Canadiens de Montréal in the second round of the NHL Entry Draft in 1980 in round two as 40 players. 1984/85 he moved from the Habs to the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he played with Mario Lemieux in a row. The seasons 1987/88 to 1990/91 he spent with the Detroit Red Wings.

Chabot moved to Milan in the Italian Alps league. 1992/93 he moved to Germany and was hired by the Preussen Berlin until the Season 96 / 97th In 1997, he contested the playoff final with the Swiss EV train, then he moved to the Frankfurt Lions. After three years in Frankfurt, he went to the polar bears Berlin, where he ended his playing career after a season in summer 2001. Chabot also completed eleven games for Team Canada.

He was head coach of the Hull Olympiques in the Canadian Junior Football League QMJHL 2001. In 2002 he moved to the post of assistant coach and was a member of the team until 2005, which has since been renamed in Gatineau Olympiques. In February 2006, he undertook the Acadie - Bathurst Titan of the QMJHL, he could run to the semifinals of the playoffs in the same year.

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