Pascal Rhéaume

Pascal Rheaume ( born June 21, 1973 in Quebec City, Quebec ) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player who is since 2008 in the Lowell Devils in the American Hockey League contract. His older sister Manon is the first woman who has ever played in a preseason game for an NHL team.


Pascal Rheaume started his career as a hockey player in Canada's top junior league QMJHL, where he was active for the Trois- Rivières and Sherbrooke Draveurs Faucons ever a game time from 1991 to 1993. He subsequently received on 1 October 1993 a contract as a free agent with the New Jersey Devils, for whom he in the 1996/97 season his debut in the National Hockey League, announced where he scored one goal in two games. The remaining time in the franchise New Jersey spent the attacker from 1993 to 1997 at their farm team in the American Hockey League, the Albany River Rats, with whom he won the Calder Cup in the 1994/95 season. On September 28, 1997, he was selected in the NHL Waiver Draft by the St. Louis Blues, for which he also played in the next four years, as for their AHL farm team, the Worcester IceCats.

After Rheaume had started the season 2001/ 02 for the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL, he played the following year and a half for their league rivals, the Atlanta Thrashers before he was released on 24 February 2003 at his former club New Jersey Devils, with which he in his career the prestigious Stanley Cup won in season 2002/ 03 for the first and only time. In the following season the links contactors for the New York Rangers and his former club ran on St. Louis Blues before he bridged the lockout in the 2004/05 season with the Albany River Rats in the AHL. Previously, he had received again into a contract with the New Jersey Devils, for which he only played twelve games in the season 2005/ 06, before he was transferred to the Phoenix Coyotes. For the team from Arizona, he was only once on the ice, as he played 47 times for their AHL farm team San Antonio Rampage, in which he spent the entire 2007/08 season. Then joined the Canadians to the Vienna Capitals of the Austrian Hockey League, which he left after just one year. On 5 August 2008 the Stanley Cup winner in 2003 was awarded a contract as a free agent in the Lowell Devils of the American Hockey League, where he has played ever since.

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