Martin Lapointe
Martin Lapointe
Right Wing
Number: 22
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Right
Born: Sep 12, 1973
Birthplace: Ville St. Pierre, QC, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on August 4, 2005.
Drafted: DET / 1991 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 1st (10th overall)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS(current through 2006-07 season)

High Goal Game:
3 (2x), last on March 13, 2003 vs. NJ
High Assist Game:
2 (12x), last on Nov. 2, 2005 at STL
High Point Game:
4 (1x), March 26, 2000 vs. NYR
First NHL Game:
Oct. 5, 1991 at TOR
First NHL Goal:
Nov. 21, 1993 at STL (Joseph)
First NHL Assist/Point:
Dec. 3, 1991 vs. CGY


2006-07: Appeared in 82 games, tallying 24 points (13 goals, 11 assists) … Wore "C" while Adrian Aucoin was out due to injury … Tied for the team lead with 5 power play goals … Recorded a pair of goals, including the game winning goal, for a 5-3 win at Colorado on Oct. 16 … Registered a power play goal at Phoenix on Nov. 16 … Scored an empty net goal, added an assist and was plus-2 in a 5-2 win vs. St. Louis on Dec. 1 … Picked up the game winner, on the power play, for a 2-1 win over Dallas on Dec. 26 … Played his 900th career game vs. San Jose on Jan. 2 … Scored a shorthanded goal in a 3-1 win over Columbus on March 30.

2005-06: One of three Blackhawks (Mark Bell, Matthew Barnaby) to appear in all 82 regular season games and recorded 14 goals and 17 assists for 31 points … Was named alternate captain on Oct. 4 ... Served as Team Captain after Adrian Aucoin suffered an injury on Feb. 2 at St. Louis and was ruled out for the remainder of the season … Tied Radim Vrbata and Kyle Calder for second on the team with six power play goals … Had three multiple point games … Made his Blackhawk debut, tallying an assist, in the season opener vs. Anaheim on Oct. 5 … Recorded his first goal as a Blackhawk on the power play at Vancouver Oct. 18 … Registered his only three-point game of the year by tallying a power play goal and two assists at St. Louis Nov. 2 … Played in his 800th career game on Jan. 11 vs. Philadelphia … Voted by teammates as the Blackhawks’ King Clancy Trophy selection.

2003-04: In his third and final season with Boston, Martin had 15 goals and ten assists in 78 games ... Missed three games due to knee surgery ... Suspended one game.

2002-03: 14 of his 18 points came in the second half of the schedule and six of his eight goals came in the last 12 games ... Had his second career hat trick Mar. 13 vs. New Jersey ... The Bruins were 10-3-1-1 in games in which he recorded a point...Missed 22 games to injury.

2001-02: Had seven multiple-point games, all two-point efforts ... Had a five-game assist streak from Nov. 8-17 (0-5-5 totals) ... Played his 600th NHL game Jan. 19 at St. Louis...Missed 12 games with hamstring injuries.

2000-01: Established career season-highs in all categories with 27-30-57 totals ... Had 12 multiple-point games ... Had an eight-game point streak from Nov. 18-Dec.1 (3-7-10 totals) ... Had a four-game goal streak from Mar. 18-28 (four goals) ... Played his 500th NHL game Dec. 8 vs. Philadelphia, scored his 100th NHL goal Feb. 14 vs. Carolina, recorded his 100th NHL assist Nov. 25 at NY Islanders and his 200th NHL point Jan.4 vs. Dallas.

1999-2000: Recorded his first career hat trick Mar. 26 vs. NY Rangers ... Led Red Wings with 121 penalty minutes ... Also had a playoff hat trick, Apr. 15 vs. Los Angeles.

1998-99: Led Detroit with 141 penalty minutes.

1997-98: Finished second on the Red Wings in playoff goals with nine as Detroit won their second straight Stanley Cup ... Scored the Cup-clinching goal in the decisive game four of the Finals vs. Washington.

1996-97: Missed four games with a fractured finger ... Added 12 points in 20 playoff games, including a three-assist effort Mar. 22 vs. Colorado in the Conference Finals as Detroit won their first Stanley Cup.

1995-96: Six of his nine points came on the road ... Missed eight games with a knee injury.

1994-95: Began the season in Adirondack/AHL with 29 goals and 45 points in 39 games during the NHL lockout ... Spent the rest of the season in Detroit after the NHL season resumed.

1993-94: Split the season between Detroit and Adirondack/AHL ... Scored his first NHL goal Nov. 21 at St. Louis ... Scored 25 goals and 46 points in just 28 games during four stints in the AHL.

1992-93: Spent most of the season with his junior team in Laval, scoring 38 goals and 89 points in just 35 junior games and leading the CHL in playoff scoring with 13-17-30 post-season totals.

1991-92: Played his first NHL game Oct. 5 at Toronto and recorded his first NHL point with an assist Dec. 3 vs. Calgary ... Won a Calder Cup championship with Adirondack/AHL.

Juniors: Played four seasons of junior hockey at Laval with career junior totals of 149-189-338 with 268 penalty minutes in 195 games.