Ian Laperriere
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 1"
BIRTHDATE: 01/19/1974
DRAFTED: STL: 1992-158 overall
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (1)
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1993) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2011) Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis for Stephane Matteau, December 28, 1995. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Ray Ferraro, Mattias Norstrom, Nathan LaFayette and NY Rangers' 4th round choice (Sean Blanchard) in 1997 Entry Draft for Marty McSorley, Jari Kurri and Shane Churla, March 14, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 1, 2009. Missed entire 2010-11 due to concussion suffered in playoff game at New Jersey, April 22, 2010. Officially announced his retrirement, June 12, 2012.
2009-10 Playoffs: Played in all five games of the Stanley Cup Final vs. Chicago… returned to the lineup for Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Montreal after missing a month following an injury suffered when he took a puck to the face against New Jersey in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals… Had one assist in the ECQF against the Devils, coming in Game 1 on the game-winning goal.
Regular Season: Recipient of the Yanick Dupre Class Guy Memorial Award presented annually to the Flyer who best illustrates character, dignity and respect for the sport both on and off the ice by the Philadelphia chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association and recipient of the Gene Hart Memorial Award, given to the player who demonstrated the most “Heart” during the season as voted on by members of the Fan Club at their monthly meetings… Finished second on the team in penalty minutes (162)… Recorded his 200th career NHL fight at Atlanta on 3/20 (vs. Eric Boulton)… Had a “Gordie Howe Hat Trick” vs. Dallas on 1/12… Had 30 penalty minutes vs. Florida on 12/21, including 3 fighting majors… Had two assists (season high) and +3 (season high) at Buffalo on 11/6… Reached his 200th NHL assist vs. Buffalo on 11/6… Recorded a goal (1st as Flyer) at New Jersey on 10/3.
2008-09: Posted 19 points (7G,12A) in 74 games in his fourth season with the Colorado Avalanche… He led the team in PIM (163)… Surpassed 100 PIM’s for the 12th time in last 13 seasons… He appeared in his 1,000th NHL game on Apr. 11 vs. VAN… Registered his 300th NHL point (assist) vs. EDM on Oct. 23… 2007-08: Led COL in penalty minutes (140) and fights (20)…Third on the club in hits (101)…Surpassed 1,500 career penalty minutes on Oct. 7 vs. SJ… Appeared in his 900th NHL game on Feb. 6 at SJ… 2006-07: Led COL in penalty minutes (133) and COL forwards in hits (85)…Recorded 17 fighting majors (2nd in NHL)…COL’s nominee for the King Clancy Trophy…Missed a on Mar. 29 at PHX due to groin injury (ended streak of 162 consecutive games played )…Scored his 100th career goal on Oct. 29 vs. MIN… Skated in his 800th NHL game on Nov. 28 at CGY… 2005-06: Had 17 PIM in Game 1  of WCSF at ANH on May 5… Established career highs in goals (21), assists (24) and points (45)… Led team in penalty minutes (116) and fighting majors (12)…First COL player to score 20 goals and 100 PIM in a season since 1998-99 (Lemieux, Forsberg)…Played in all 82 games for the first time in his career…Led all NHL forwards in blocked shots (92)…Named alternate captain…Had two goals while playing in his 700th career game, Oct. 19 vs. LA…Scored his first career overtime goal on Oct. 29 vs. VAN…Scored his 20th goal of the year on Apr. 8 vs. STL…2002-03: Led the Kings in PIM (122)…Tied for fifth in the NHL with five shorthanded points (1G,4A) and co-led the NHL in shorthanded assists (4)…LA’s nominee for the NHL’s Masterton Trophy and King Clancy Award. 2001-02: Led the Kings in GP (81) and PIM (125)… 2000-01: Ranked second on the Kings in PIM (141) and hits (209)…Recorded his first career hat trick on Oct. 13 vs. BOS... 1999-00: Led LA in PIM (185 – career high) and NHL in major penalties (21). 1998-99: Ranked second on the team in PIM (138)... 1997-98: Scored first career playoff goal in Game 3 of WCQF against STL on Apr. 27… Finished second on the Kings in face-off win percentage (52.3)…Led the team in hits (198)… 1995-96: Played for three NHL teams (STL, NYR, LA)… 1994-95: With STL, ranked fourth in NHL rookie scoring with 27 points (13G,14A)…Was third in assists and sixth in goals among rookies…Led the NHL in shooting percentage (24.5%), the first rookie to do that since Pittsburgh’s Warren Young in 1984-85…Recorded four assists and 21 penalty minutes in seven playoff games as a rookie for the STL… Made his NHL debut on 3/3. 1992-93: Second Team QMJHL All-Star with Drummondville.