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Jean-Paul LeBlanc

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Jean-Paul LeBlanc (born October 20, 1946 in South Durham, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 153 games in the National Hockey League and 248 games in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Sharks, Michigan Stags, Baltimore Blades, Denver Spurs, Ottawa Civics, and Detroit Red Wings.

He played junior hockey for the St. Catharines Black Hawks from 1965 to 1967 and turned pro with the Dallas Black Hawks in 1967-68. The Chicago Blackhawks called him up for six games in 1968-69 but otherwise he played in the minor pros until 1972.

In that year he jumped to the Los Angeles Sharks of the World Hockey Association (WHA) and began a three-and-a-half year career in that league. LeBlanc jumped back to the NHL in 1975 to the Detroit Red Wings, who had traded a draft pick to Chicago for him.

He played mostly with the Red Wings until 1979 when he was sent down to the Adirondack Red Wings where he became the player-coach in mid-season 1979-80. In 1980-81 he was the co-coach. He retired in 1981 and became the coach of the Kalamazoo Wings from 1981 to 1984.

In the NHL LeBlanc scored 14 goals and 30 assists in 153 games. He also played in 248 WHA games and scored 56 goals and 134 assists.

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