Hugo Belanger
Born (1970-05-28)May 28, 1970,
Saint-Hubert, PQ, CAN
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
Pro clubs IHL
Indianapolis Ice
Atlanta Knights
Phoenix Roadrunners
Fort Wayne Komets
Nashville Knights
Pensacola Ice Pilots
Phoenix Mustangs
Adirondack IceHawks
Sorel Mission
Clarkson University (NCAA)
NHL Draft 8th round (163rd overall), 1990
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 1993–2008

Hugo P. Belanger (born May 28, 1970) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey left wing. Belanger was selected in the 8th round (163rd overall) in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks and went on to play 15 seasons in hockey’s minor leagues.

Belanger was named the Sher-Wood Most Valuable Player in the UHL four times in his UHL career, as well as the MVP of the ECHL in 1996 and the MVP of the WCHL as a member of the Phoenix Mustangs.[1][2][3] Belanger played a total of 1011 games in his minor league hockey career, totaling 1465 points (518 goals and 947 assists). That point total is the most scored by any player since 1980 and the fifth highest total of all-time.[4]

Belanger was inducted into the Adirondack Hockey Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 12, 2011 along with Barry Melrose and Jody Gage.[5]

College career[edit | edit source]

Belanger played four years for the Clarkson Golden Knights in the ECAC (NCAA Division I), posting 205 points (81 goals, 124 assists) in 139 games. Belanger ranks as the third all-time scorer in Clarkson history.[6]

Awards and honors[edit | edit source]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Rookie Team 1989–90
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 1991
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 1991–92

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Craig Woodcroft
ECAC Hockey Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
Succeeded by
Daniel Laperrière

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