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Rich Leduc (born August 24, 1951 in Île Perrot, Quebec) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 130 games in the National Hockey League and 394 games in the World Hockey Association. He played for the Boston Bruins, Cleveland Crusaders, Cincinnati Stingers, Indianapolis Racers, and Quebec Nordiques.

Leduc played junior hockey in Quebec for the Trois Rivieres Ducs until 1971 when he was picked 29th overall by the California Golden Seals in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft. The Seals quickly traded him to the Boston Bruins for Ivan Boldirev.

He split the 1972-73 and 1973-74 seasons between the Bruins and their American Hockey League farm team the Boston Braves.

In 1974 he junped to the Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association (WHA). Leduc played the last five seasons of the WHA, reaching a high of 52 goals for the Cincinnati Stingers in 1977-78.

He joined the Quebec Nordiques in the middle of the 1978-79 season and stayed with them as they joined the National Hockey League in 1979-80.

Leduc was on the team's top-scoring line with Marc Tardif and Real Cloutier but lost that spot in 1980-81. He finished that season in the minors and retired.

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