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 Rick “Jumbo” Lapointe

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Rick “Jumbo” Lapointe

Birth
Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Death 17 Oct 1999 (aged 44)
Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Plot Ashes in Plot 586, Garden V
Memorial ID 8746716 View Source
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Professional Hockey Player. A native of Victoria, British Columbia, he was a Defenseman in the National Hockey League. At 6'02", and 200lbs, he played for the Detroit Red Wings from 1975 to 1977, the Philadelphia Flyers from 1976 to 1979, the St. Louis Blues from 1979 to 1982, the Quebec Nordiques from 1982 to 1984, and the Los Angeles Kings from 1984 to 1986. Lapointe retired from hockey in 1986, and then coached at the Victoria Racquet Club and for several kids hockey clubs. He passed away from a heart attack.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 12 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8746716
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/8746716/rick-lapointe : accessed ), memorial page for Rick “Jumbo” Lapointe (2 Aug 1955–17 Oct 1999), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8746716, citing Royal Oak Burial Park Cemetery, Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .