Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Rick LaFerriere
Netminder Rick LaFerriere played one game for the Colorado Rockies in 1981-82. He was a top junior prospect whose fairly short pro career took place mainly in the minors.

Born in Hawkesbury, Ontario LaFerriere was a junior standout for the OHA's Peterborough Petes and Brantford Alexanders. In 1978-79 he was the back up when the Petes won the Memorial Cup. The next season he led the league with a 3.27 goals against mark and played at the World Junior Championships.

The Rockies chose LaFerriere 64th overall in 1980 then returned him for one last year of junior. During the 1981-82 season he suited up in junior, the minors and played one period for Colorado. After his brief NHL tenure Laferriere returned to the minors and played most of the next two years in the IHL before retiring in 1984.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1978-79 Peterborough Petes OMJHL 21 1 3.56
1979-80 Peterborough Petes OMJHL 55 2 3.27 14 12 0 2.64
1979-80 Canada WJC-A 4 2 2 0 0 3.25
1979-80 Peterborough Petes M-Cup 5 3 2 0 0 4.13
1980-81 Peterborough Petes OMJHL 34 15 15 2 0 4.41
1980-81 Brantford Alexanders OMJHL 20 11 8 0 0 4.83
1981-82 Brantford Alexanders OHL 20 0 4.83 4 0 5.90
1981-82 Fort Worth Texans CHL 37 8 26 2 1 5.26
1981-82 Colorado Rockies NHL 1 0 0 0 0 3.00
1982-83 Muskegon Mohawks IHL 44 0 4.33 2 0 4.00
1983-84 Muskegon Mohawks IHL 16 0 6.09
1983-84 Tulsa Oilers CHL 2 0 3.03 1 0 0 0 0 6.00
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0 3.00


OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1980)
Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1980)
Hap Emms Memorial Trophy (Memorial Cup Top Goaltender) (1980)
Colorado's spare goaltender replaced Glenn Resch at start of 3rd period, February 23, 1982. (Detroit 6, Colorado 3).
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