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Chad LaRose
LaRose 2009-04-09 115 wiki
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
173 lb (79 kg)
NHL Team Carolina Hurricanes
Nationality Flag of the United States American
Born March 27 1982 (1982-03-27) (age 34),
Fraser, MI, USA
Pro Career 2003 – present

Chad LaRose (born March 27, 1982 in Fraser, Michigan, United States) is a professional ice hockey right wing who currently plays for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. He is referred to by some local fans as "The Chuck Norris of Hockey".

HistoryEdit

The Hurricanes signed the OHL scoring machine to a three-year entry level contract on August 6th, 2003. A product of the USHL's Sioux Falls Stampede, LaRose later led the OHL Plymouth Whalers in scoring in 2002–03 with 117 points in 67 games. LaRose was never drafted, but his breakout overage season caught the attention of NHL scouts. He was an invitee to the Detroit Red Wings training camp in 2001 and 2002. LaRose started the 2003–04 season with the ECHL Florida Everblades, and was shuttling back and forth between the there and Lowell for most of the second half of the year.


Playing careerEdit

Chad LaRose was signed by the Carolina Hurricanes as a free agent in 2003. After winning his first Stanley Cup, Chad signed a 2 year contract to stay a Carolina Hurricane. As a pure goal scorer in Junior hockey, Chad adapted to an aggressive forechecker in the NHL. In 05–06 Chad scored 1 goal and 12 assists in only 49 games. Often seen on the penalty kill. Chad was the first player to play at every level in the Compuware hockey organization, and win the Stanley Cup.

On July 2, 2009, the Hurricanes signed LaRose to a two-year contract worth $3.4 million ($1.5 million in 2009-10 and $1.9 million in 2010-11).

AwardsEdit

RecordsEdit

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Plymouth Whalers OHL 32 18 7 25 24 19 10 10 20 22
2001–02 Plymouth Whalers OHL 53 32 27 59 40 6 3 4 7 16
2002–03 Plymouth Whalers OHL 67 61 56 117 52 15 9 8 17 25
2003–04 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 36 7 9 16 29
2003–04 Florida Everblades ECHL 41 16 19 35 16 14 3 4 7 20
2004–05 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 66 20 22 42 32 11 3 5 8 10
2005–06 Lowell Lock Monsters AHL 23 14 11 25 10
2005–06 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 49 1 12 13 35 21 0 1 1 10
2006–07 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 80 6 12 18 10
2007–08 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 58 11 12 23 46
2008–09 Carolina Hurricanes NHL 81 19 12 31 35 18 4 7 11 16
OHL totals 152 111 90 201 116 40 22 22 44 63
ECHL totals 41 16 19 35 16 14 3 4 7 20
AHL totals 125 41 42 83 71 11 3 5 8 10
NHL totals 268 37 48 85 126 21 0 1 1 10


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