Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Wildor Larochelle
Right-winger Wildor Larochelle was a fine goal scorer and checker who played nearly 500 games in the NHL during the 1920s and '30s. He spent the majority of his career with the Montreal Canadiens where he won two Stanley Cups.

Born in Sorel, Quebec, Larochelle played 33 games as a rookie with the Montreal Canadiens in 1926. The stocky forward played a regular shift for two years before spending most of the 1928-29 season with the Providence Reds of the Can Am League. The next year he returned to Montreal and was a fixture in the line up for six and a half years.

Larochelle's timely scoring helped the Canadiens win consecutive Stanley Cups in 1930 and 1931. In 1931-32, he scored a career high 18 goals playing with Pit Lepine and Armand Mondou. In December 1935, he was shipped to the Chicago Black Hawks for cash. The veteran forward was a useful worker for a year and a half in the Windy City before sitting out the 1937-38 season. He returned to play one more year with the AHL"s New Haven Eagles before retiring for good in 1939.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1925-26 Montreal Canadiens NHL 33 2 1 3 10
1926-27 Montreal Canadiens NHL 41 0 1 1 6 4 0 0 0 0
1927-28 Montreal Canadiens NHL 40 3 1 4 30 2 0 0 0 0
1928-29 Montreal Canadiens NHL 2 0 0 0 0
1928-29 Providence Reds Can-Am 39 8 4 12 50 6 0 1 1 8
1929-30 Montreal Canadiens NHL 44 14 11 25 28 6 1 0 1 12
1930-31 Montreal Canadiens NHL 40 8 5 13 35 10 1 2 3 8
1931-32 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 18 8 26 16 4 2 1 3 4
1932-33 Montreal Canadiens NHL 47 11 4 15 27 2 1 0 1 0
1933-34 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 16 11 27 27 2 1 1 2 0
1934-35 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 9 19 28 12 2 0 0 0 0
1935-36 Montreal Canadiens NHL 13 0 2 2 6
1935-36 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 27 2 1 3 8 2 0 0 0 0
1935-36 Philadelphia Ramblers Can-Am 6 2 3 5 0
1936-37 Chicago Black Hawks NHL 43 9 10 19 6
1937-38
1938-39 New Haven Eagles IAHL 21 2 3 5 2
NHL Totals 474 92 74 166 211 34 6 4 10 24


Signed as a free agent by Montreal, November 23, 1925. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, December 21, 1935. Traded to St. Louis (AHA) by Chicago for cash, September 24, 1937.
Larochelle opted to retire rather than report to St. Louis.