Jacques Cossette

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Jacques Cossette
Born(1954-06-20) June 20, 1954 (age 60)
Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CAN
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
PositionRight Wing
ShotRight
Played forNHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
QMJHL
Montreal Jr Canadiens
Sorel Eperviers
AHL
Hershey Bears
Binghamton Dusters
Syracuse Firebirds
NHL Draft27th overall, 1974
Pittsburgh Penguins
WHA Draft20th overall, 1974
Vancouver Blazers
Playing career1974–1980
 
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Jacques Cossette
Born(1954-06-20) June 20, 1954 (age 60)
Rouyn-Noranda, QC, CAN
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
PositionRight Wing
ShotRight
Played forNHL
Pittsburgh Penguins
QMJHL
Montreal Jr Canadiens
Sorel Eperviers
AHL
Hershey Bears
Binghamton Dusters
Syracuse Firebirds
NHL Draft27th overall, 1974
Pittsburgh Penguins
WHA Draft20th overall, 1974
Vancouver Blazers
Playing career1974–1980

Jacques Cossette (born June 20, 1954 in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec) is a retired Canadian ice hockey right winger. He played for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL.

Jacques Cossete had a highly productive junior career, twice being named to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League All-Star Team. Jacques Cossete's final year of junior, which was spent with the Sorel Black Hawks, saw him score 97 goals and 214 points.

Cossette was a second round selection of the Pittsburgh Penguins with whom he made his NHL debut during the 1975-76 season. Cossette played just 7 games with the Penguins but was able to register two assists in that time. He spent the entire 1976-77 season back in the minors with the Hershey Bears but he returned to the Penguins lineup during the 1977-78 season.

Jacques Cossette played 19 games with Pittsburgh and scored his first NHL goal that year while he also added two assists. In 1978-79 Cosette played 38 games and scored 7 goals and 9 points.

His final season came in 1979-80 when he played 78 games with the Syracuse Firebirds and scored 25 goals.

Career statistics[edit]

  Regular Season Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
1971–72Montreal Junior CanadiensOHA57272350121
1972–73Sorel Black HawksQMJHL64616612719410661229
1973–74Sorel Black HawksQMJHL68971172142179571221
1974–75Hershey BearsAHL621517329251120
1975–76Hershey BearsAHL591820381171072913
1975–76Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL70229
1976–77Hershey BearsAHL713829674963254
1977–78Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL191234
1977–78Binghamton DustersAHL5739286769
1978–79Pittsburgh PenguinsNHL387291630114
1979–80Syracuse FirebirdsAHL782523488741012
NHL totals6486142930114

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