|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
194 lb (88 kg)
New Haven Blades
|Born||May 30, 1929,|
Quebec City, Quebec, CAN)
|Pro Career||1953 – 1968|
He played junior hockey with the Ottawa St Patricks, Lethbridge Native Sons, and the Quebec Citadelles from 1946 to 1949. He then played for the Ottawa Senators, the Quebec Aces, and the Pittsburgh Hornets. LeClair won the Alexander Cup with the Aces in 1952.
LeClair played his entire National Hockey League career with the Montreal Canadiens. He played three seasons with the Habs, 1954–55 — 1956–57. He is often credited with winning two Stanley Cup in 1956 and 1957 However, LeClair name is not on the Stanley Cup in 1957. In 1957 Jackie LeClaire played 47 games for Montreal, qualifing to be engraved on it. However, Montreal left LeClaire's name off the cup, because he was sent to the minors before the playoffs started. He never played another NHL game.
He played in the minor pros until his retirement in 1968.