|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
|Born||March 15, 1979,|
Laval, QC, CAN
|NHL Draft||35th overall, 1997|
|Pro Career||1999 – present|
Jean-François Fortin (born March 15, 1979 in Laval, Quebec) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He was drafted in the second round, 35th overall, by the Washington Capitals in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. Currently, he is playing for VSV EC of the EBEL.
After playing four seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with the Sherbrooke Faucons/Beavers, Fortin joined the Capitals' farm system with the ECHL's Hampton Roads Admirals and AHL's Portland Pirates in the 1999–2000 season.
Fortin moved to Germany's Deutsche Eishockey Liga in 2006, playing for EV Duisburg Die Füchse. He then moved to the Wolfsburg Grizzy Adams in 2007. For 2008-09, Fortin signed with HC MVD of the new Kontinental Hockey League, which replaced the Russian Super League. On 6 November 2008 moved to Krefeld Pinguine.