Francis Lemieux
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Francis Lemieux

Hometown:

Currently Playing In:

Pro

Birthday:

1984-02-22

Position:

C

Eligible for draft:

2002

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

5-11

Acquired:

Signed as a free agent, Dec. 2005

Weight:

185 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • B

History

Originally signed by the Hamilton Bulldogs for the 2005-06 season, Lemieux was signed by the Montreal Canadiens on Dec. 8, 2005.

Undrafted by the NHL, this free agent enjoyed an impressive rookie campaign with the AHL’s Bulldogs, ending the season with 18 goals and 22 assists in 68 games.

Displaying a willingness to do the little things needed to help a team succeed, Lemieux posted a team-best +11 rating on a squad that lost more than it won.

Talent Analysis
What he may not have in pure skill, Lemieux has more than compensated for in work ethic, dedication, and desire to succeed.