Roland Cloutier
Position Centre
Shoots Left
5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
157 lb (71 kg)
NHL Team Detroit Red Wings
Nationality Flag of Canada Canadian
Born (1957-10-06)October 6, 1957,
Rouyn-Noranda, PQ
NHL Draft 178th overall, 1977
Detroit Red Wings
Pro Career 1977 – 1982

Roland Cloutier (born October 6, 1957 in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec), is a professional hockey centre who played for the Detroit Red Wings in the National Hockey League.

He played junior with the Trois-Rivières Draveurs and was drafted 178th overall by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1977 NHL Amateur Draft. Over the next two years he split time between the Wings and the Kansas City Red Wings, getting into 20 NHL games.

Cloutier was chosen by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1979 NHL Expansion Draft. He played 14 games for the Nords. In 1980-81 Cloutier played for the Nova Scotia Voyageurs.

After that he left for France to play in the Ligue Magnus. He spent two years with ASG Tours and five with HC Gap. Cloutier was twice the league's leading goal scorer and twice named the most gentlemanly player.

He retired in 1988.

External links[edit | edit source]

Roland Cloutier's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database

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