Centre Mitch Lamoureux played parts of three seasons with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers in the 80s. He was a talented offensive threat who played a feisty brand of hockey despite being only 5'6".
Born in Ottawa, Lamoureaux was taken 154th overall by the Penguins in 1981 after he scored 50 goals while forming a dangerous combination with linemate Tony Tanti. He returned to junior the next season and set a personal high with 121 points before turning pro. The creative pivot notched 57 goals for the AHL's Baltimore Skipjacks, was placed on the league's second all-star team and won the Dudley "Red" Garrett Award as the top rookie in the loop.
In 1983-84, Lamoureux was recalled to Pittsburgh for eight games then played 62 games the next season on a line with rookie Roger Belanger and Troy Loney. He rejoined the AHL the next season then signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia Flyers in June 1986. Lamoureux only played three games in Philly but was a top point producer for the Hershey Bears. Through the '90s he mostly in the AHL but also suited up for the Canadian national team and Austria's Zell-am-Zee.