Biography - Jacques LeClerc

Born January 15, 1945
Windsor Mills, Quebec
Inducted March 23, 2003

  • Started as a goalie and continued apprenticeship at that position until the age of 17.
  • Briefly played for the Richmond Flyers, an American Hockey League farm club.
  • Served as a captain for the Flyers and won an "Eastern Township Cup" at the age of 18.
  • Played Junior "A" hockey for the Thedford Mines Blackhawks, a National Hockey League farm club for the Montreal Canadiens.
  • Defenseman and captain for the Manchester Monarchs from 1965 to 1969.
  • Defenseman and captain for the Manchester Monarchs from 1970 to 1975.
  • One two championships with the as a player and one as a player/coach.
  • Coached the Junior Generals, a Junior "A" hockey team.
  • Played for the Concord Budmen from 1975 to 1978.
  • Started the Manchester Youth Regional Hockey Association (MYRHA).
  • Long time youth coach of the Manchester Flames.
  • Also coached various summer league hockey teams.
  • Participant in several Manchester Blackhawks Alumni games for charity.
  • Last Alumni game was in 1996.

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