Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Today in history: December 27

December 27 in Indianapolis hockey history
1955: Leo Lamoureaux joins the Chiefs as a 5-11, 195-pound defenseman from Windsor, who had played for the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL. Leo would be named coach one week later. 
1957: The Chiefs beat Louisville 9-7, setting what was then an IHL record for goals by both teams. Pierre Brillant and Marc Boileau each have 2 goals and 1 assist. The Chiefs score six times in the first period. 

Joe Bonvie: Goalie for the Ice for three games in 1994-95. He had a 1-1-0 record and a 6.60 GAA in those games. He played three pro seasons for six different teams in four different leagues -- all of those except his Ice stint at the "AA" level -- as well as some stints in roller hockey. He retired from ice hockey after the 1997 season and from roller hockey two years later. A native of Stephenville, Newfoundland, he is 40. 
Steve L'Ecuyer: Ice defenseman for 38 games in 2003-04, going scoreless. He had 73 PIMs in those 38 games. He played three pro seasons in the CHL, ECHL and the Quebecois LNAH before retiring in 2006. A native of Thunder Bay, Ont., he is 29.


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