Alain Côté (b. 1957)
Position Left wing
Shot Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
205 lb (93 kg)
Teams Quebec Nordiques
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born May 3 1957 (1957-05-03) (age 62),
Matane, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 43rd overall, 1977
Montreal Canadiens
WHA Draft 47th overall, 1977
Quebec Nordiques
Pro Career 1977 – 1989

Alain Côté (born May 3, 1957, in Matane, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey player for the Quebec Nordiques in the National Hockey League (NHL) and the World Hockey Association (WHA).

Playing careerEdit

Côté was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 3rd round (43rd overall) in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft and by the Quebec Nordiques in the 5th round (47th overall) in the 1977 WHA Amateur Draft.

Côté played his entire career for the Quebec Nordiques from 1977–78 to 1988–89. In total he played 106 games in the WHA and 696 games in the NHL.


His son Jean-Philippe Côté was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs, but never played for them. He is now in the Pittsburgh Penguins organization.

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1974–75Chicoutimi SaguenéensQMJHL5715294443
1975–76Chicoutimi SaguenéensQMJHL7235498493
1976–77Chicoutimi SaguenéensQMJHL5642458786
1977–78Hampton GullsAHL3615173238
1977–78Quebec NordiquesWHA273588111230
1978–79Quebec NordiquesWHA791413272340002
1979–80Syracuse FirebirdsAHL60559
1979–80Quebec NordiquesNHL415111613
1980–81Rochester AmericansAHL2316714
1980–81Quebec NordiquesNHL51818266440006
1981–82Quebec NordiquesNHL7915163182161238
1982–83Quebec NordiquesNHL791228404540330
1983–84Quebec NordiquesNHL7719244341902217
1984–85Quebec NordiquesNHL801322353118551011
1985–86Quebec NordiquesNHL781321342931010
1986–87Quebec NordiquesNHL8012243638132352
1987–88Quebec NordiquesNHL764182226
1988–89Quebec NordiquesNHL55281014
NHL totals 696 103 190 293 383 67 9 15 24 44

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