Pierre Larouche played junior ice hockey with the Sorel Eperviers of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In the 1973 to 1974 season he was awarded the QMJHL Instructor’s Trophy as the Rookie of the Year. During the 1973 to 1974 QMJHL season he won the Jean Béliveau Trophy as the league’s top scorer, with 94 goals, 157 assists, for a total 251 points.
The first Pierre Larouche appearance on the NHL scene was in October 1974 when he was picked 8th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins. In 1976, he became the 16th player ever to reach the 50-goal mark, making him the youngest player at that time to have such an accomplishment. Larouche is also one of the few players to score at least a point-per-game average in his final NHL season.
Beyond individual accolades, Larouche was a team player, helping Montreal to two Stanley Cups 1978 and 1979.
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After retirement, Larouche went back to Pittsburgh and got involved in several charitable causes. He became vice chairman of New York’s Board for Prevention of Child Abuse. He is also an active supporter of the Leukemia Society and Make-a-Wish Foundation. These philanthropic works make a Pierre Larouche Speaker appearance important for a company looking for both an athlete and a community advocate.
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Larouche was often criticized for his happy-go-lucky attitude which he said some coaches mistook for a lack of passion for game. His athletic record proves them wrong, as Larouche was one of the NHL’s premier hockey players who just happened to know how to keep the game fun. As a result, a Pierre Larouche appearance at your next corporate function can be about more than just professionalism. It can be about enjoying yourself and the job you do.
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Pierre led Canada with seven goals, eight assists, and 15 points in 10 games at the 1977 World Championships. His No. 16 sweater from that tournament is in the Hockey Hall of Fame. But aside from being a hockey superstar, Larouche is also an avid golfer. After his retirement from the NHL he became a standout on the Celebrity Players Tour. He began playing on the CPT in 1992 and was among its top 10 money winners through 2002, having won three tournaments. So when considering a Pierre Larouche endorsement, remember, not only will you cater his hockey fans, you’ll have the rare opportunity to cater to golf fans as well.
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