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Position Defence
Shot Left
Height
Weight
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Detroit Red Wings
Philadelphia Flyers
Montreal Canadiens
San Jose Sharks
Calgary Flames
Tampa Bay Lightning
Nationality CAN
Born February 7 1969 (1969-02-07) (age 40),
Matane, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1987
Detroit Red Wings
Pro Career 1989 – 2006

Yves Racine (born February 7, 1969 in Matane, Quebec, Canada) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Calgary Flames and Tampa Bay Lightning.

Playing career

Racine was drafted 11th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He had played major junior for the Longueuil Chevaliers and the Victoriaville Tigres.

Despite a solid junior career, Racine was a nomad in the NHL. In nine years he played for six different teams. He played 508 games and scored 37 goals and 194 assists.

Racine went to Europe in 1998 and spent six seasons there.

He retired after the 2005–2006 season, his 2nd season playing for Thetford-Mines Prolab of the LNAH.

External links

  • Yves Racine's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Yves Racine's biography at Legends of Hockey
Preceded by
Joe Murphy
Detroit Red Wings first round draft pick
1987
Succeeded by
Kory Kocur
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