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Paulin Bordeleau
Position Centre
Shot Right
5 ft 09 in (1.75 m)
180 lb (82 kg)
Teams Fredericton Canadiens (AHL)
HC Mont Blanc (France)
Megeve (France)
HC Tours (France)
Quebec Nordiques (WHA)
Vancouver Canucks
Tulsa Oilers (CHL)
Nationality Flag of Canada & Flag of France
Born (1953-01-29)January 29, 1953,
Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
NHL Draft 19th overall, 1973
Vancouver Canucks
WHA Draft 4th overall, 1973
Toronto Toros
Pro Career 1968 – 1988

Paulin Bordeleau (born January 29, 1953) is a retired Canadian ice hockey forward. He was born in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec. He played for France at the 1988 Winter Olympics.

He won two Memorial Cups - with the Montreal Junior Canadiens in 1970 and the Toronto Marlboros in 1973. The Vancouver Canucks drafted him 2nd, 19th overall, in the 1973 NHL Amateur Draft.

Bordeleau started his National Hockey League career with the Vancouver Canucks in 1973. He spent his entire NHL career with the Canucks. He left the NHL after the 1976 season and jumped to the World Hockey Association. There, he played for the Quebec Nordiques.

After the WHA folded in 1979, Bordeleau went to France to play for eight years. He took out French citizenship and played for the French Olympic team in the 1988 Olympics.

He retired in 1988 and took coaching jobs with the Laval Titan, Halifax Citadels, Fredericton Canadiens, and the Detroit Vipers.

Bordeleau had two brothers in the NHL - J.P. and Christian - and a son Sebastien. .

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