Michel Parizeau
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
160 lb (73 kg)
Teams NHL
St. Louis Blues
Philadelphia Flyers
Quebec Nordiques
Indianapolis Racers
Cincinnati Stingers
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born April 9 1948 (1948-04-09) (age 71),
Montreal, PQ, CAN
NHL Draft 10th overall, 1965
New York Rangers
Pro Career 1968 – 1979

Michel Gerard Parizeau (born April 9, 1948) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey left winger and head coach who played in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the St. Louis Blues and Philadelphia Flyers. He also played eight seasons in the World Hockey Association (WHA) for the Quebec Nordiques, Indianapolis Racers and Cincinnati Stingers.

He was picked 2nd, 10th overall, by the New York Rangers in the 1965 NHL Amateur Draft. He played junior for the Drummondville Rangers of the Quebec Junior Hockey League and turned pro in 1968.

He split the 1971-72 NHL season between the St. Louis Blues and the Philadelphia Flyers. The next season he jumped to the Quebec Nordiques of the WHA. He played in the WHA until the league folded in 1979, also playing for the Indianapolis Racers and the Cincinnati Stingers.

Parizeau retired in 1979.

League TotalsEdit

  • NHL GP=58 G=3 A=14 Pts=17 PIM=18
  • WHA GP=509 G=142 A=252 Pts=394 PIM=318


Parizeau coached the AHL's Syracuse Firebirds in 1979-80, the QMJHL's Chicoutimi Saguenéens in 1983-84. and the QMJHL's Drummondville Voltigeurs in 1984-85, 1985–86, & 1986-87.

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Preceded by
Jean-Guy Gendron
Quebec Nordiques captains
Succeeded by
Marc Tardif
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