Michel Belhumeur
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
150 lb (68 kg)
Teams Philadelphia Flyers
Washington Capitals
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1949-09-02)September 2, 1949,
Sorel, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 40th overall, 1969
Philadelphia Flyers
Pro Career 1969 – 1979

Michel Belhumeur (born September 2, 1949 in Sorel, Quebec) is a retired Canadian ice hockey goaltender who played for the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals.

Playing career[edit | edit source]

Drafted by the Flyers 40th overall in the 1969 NHL Amateur Draft, he spent most of his time in the minors. He managed to win nine games for the Flyers before they exposed him in the 1974 NHL Expansion Draft where he was claimed by the Capitals.

Belhumeur would play two season with the Capitals, and unfortunately did not win a single game (zero wins, 29 losses, and 4 ties). He played three more years in the minors before retiring in 1979. He has the distinction of most games played in one season (35 games in the 1974-75 NHL season with the Capitals) without a win. In 35 games, he won zero games, lost 24, and tied 3.

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