Jacques Caron

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Jacques Caron
Born (1940-04-21) April 21, 1940 (age 77)
Noranda, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Cincinnati Stingers (WHA
Cleveland Crusaders (WHA)
Los Angeles Kings
St. Louis Blues
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 1959–1974

Jacques Joseph Caron (born April 21, 1940) is a former assistant coach for the National Hockey League's Hartford Whalers and is the outgoing goaltending coach for the National Hockey League's New Jersey Devils. He won three Stanley Cups as goaltending coach with New Jersey in 1995, 2000 and 2003. He retired during the 2012-2013 season after many years with the team. A special ceremony was held at the March 16, 2013 Devils home game. Prior to his coaching career, he was a goaltender for the Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, and Los Angeles Kings of the NHL, and the Cincinnati Stingers and Cleveland Crusaders of the World Hockey Association (WHA), and played several years of minor hockey for the Springfield Indians of the American Hockey League (AHL))

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T Min GA SO GAA GP W L T Min GA SO GAA
1956–57 Toronto Marlboros OHA 10 600 29 2 2.90
1957–58 Peterborough Petes OHA 31 1840 113 1 3.68 4 240 14 0 3.50
1958–59 Peterborough Petes OHA 43 24 14 4 2580 129 2 3.00 13 9 3 1 780 35 2 2.69
1958–59 Peterborough Petes MemCup 2 0 2 0 120 9 0 4.50
1959–60 Washington Presidents EHL 55 3300 218 3 3.97
1960–61 Rouyn-Noranda Alouettes NOHA
1960–61 Rouyn-Noranda Alouettes AlCup 3 0 3 0 180 13 0 4.33
1961–62 Springfield Indians AHL 5 4 1 0 310 17 1 3.29
1961–62 Charlotte Clippers EHL 5 300 26 0 5.20
1962–63 Springfield Indians AHL 38 12 14 7 2180 112 2 3.08
1963–64 Springfield Indians AHL 31 12 14 1 1780 110 0 3.71
1964–65 Springfield Indians AHL 55 21 29 4 3321 195 2 3.52
1965–66 Springfield Indians AHL 33 15 15 1 1832 80 2 2.62 6 3 3 0 360 14 0 2.33
1966–67 Springfield Indians AHL 35 11 17 5 1866 136 1 4.37
1967–68 Los Angeles Kings NHL 1 0 1 0 60 4 0 4.00
1967–68 Springfield Kings AHL 42 19 18 4 2393 151 0 3.79
1968–69 Los Angeles Kings NHL 3 0 1 0 140 9 0 3.86
1968–69 Denver Spurs WHL 31 7 21 3 1764 122 2 4.15
1969–70 Denver Spurs WHL 31 8 16 4 1548 120 0 4.65
1970–71 Denver Spurs WHL 30 10 13 4 1668 109 2 3.92 2 0 2 0 120 9 0 4.50
1971–72 St. Louis Blues NHL 28 14 8 5 1619 68 1 2.52 9 4 5 499 26 0 3.13
1971–72 Denver Spurs WHL 20 15 3 0 1160 45 0 2.32
1972–73 St. Louis Blues NHL 30 8 14 5 1562 92 1 3.53 3 0 2 140 8 0 3.43
1973–74 Vancouver Canucks NHL 10 2 5 1 465 38 0 4.90
1974–75 Syracuse Eagles AHL 50 16 21 9 2755 170 0 3.70 1 0 1 0 60 8 0 8.00
1975–76 Syracuse Blazers NAHL 32 1725 90 3 3.10
1975–76 Cleveland Crusaders WHA 2 1 0 1 130 8 0 3.69
1976–77 Syracuse Blazers NAHL 22 1307 83 1 3.63
1976–77 Cincinnati Stingers WHA 24 13 6 2 1292 61 3 2.83 1 0 1 0 14 3 0 12.86
1977–78 Binghamton Dusters AHL 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00
1980–81 Binghamton Whalers AHL 1 0 0 0 19 1 0 3.16
AHL totals 291 110 129 31 13977 972 8 4.20 7 3 4 0 420 22 0 3.14
WHA totals 26 14 6 3 1422 69 3 2.91 1 0 1 0 14 3 0 12.86
NHL totals 72 24 29 11 3846 211 2 3.29 12 4 7 639 34 0 3.19


See also

External links

  • Jacques Caron career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Jacques Caron biography at Legends of Hockey


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