Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Pit Lepine
Centre Alfred Pierre "Pit" Lepine played over 500 games for the Montreal Canadiens in the 20s and 30s. He was an excellent goal scorer who could also check and battle for the puck in the corners.

Born in Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Lepine played senior hockey in Montreal with the Royals, Hochelega and Nationale squads. During his rookie NHL season in 1925-26, he scored nine goals and played on the same line as a his older brother, Hec. Before retiring in 1938, he spent nearly 13 seasons with the Canadiens and won consecutive Stanley Cups in 1930 and 1931.

Overall, Lepine reached double figures in goals six times. In 1929-30 he scored a personal best 24 goals in 44 games while forming a dangerous line with Wildor Larochelle and George Mantha. In 1937 he was on hand for the Howie Morenz Memorial Game in the aftermath of the former Habs star's tragic death. After 13 years in the NHL, Lepine finally played a year in the minors with the New Haven Eagles of the AHL in 1938-39. He retired after the season and coached the Canadiens to a disappointing 10-33-5 record.


REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1922-23 Montreal Royals MCHL 4 2 0 2
1922-23 Montreal Shamrocks MCHL 1 1 0 1
1923-24 Montreal Hochelaga MCHL 9 3 0 3 2
1924-25 Montreal Nationale ECHL 15 8 0 8
1925-26 Montreal Canadiens NHL 27 9 1 10 18
1925-26 Montreal Nationale ECHL 3 2 0 2 0
1926-27 Montreal Canadiens NHL 44 16 1 17 20 4 0 0 0 4
1927-28 Montreal Canadiens NHL 20 4 1 5 6 1 0 0 0 0
1928-29 Montreal Canadiens NHL 44 6 1 7 48 3 0 0 0 2
1929-30 Montreal Canadiens NHL 44 24 9 33 47 6 2 2 4 6
1930-31 Montreal Canadiens NHL 44 17 7 24 63 10 4 2 6 6
1931-32 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 19 11 30 42 3 1 0 1 4
1932-33 Montreal Canadiens NHL 46 8 8 16 45 2 0 0 0 2
1933-34 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 10 8 18 44 2 0 0 0 0
1934-35 Montreal Canadiens NHL 48 12 19 31 16 2 0 0 0 2
1935-36 Montreal Canadiens NHL 32 6 10 16 4
1936-37 Montreal Canadiens NHL 34 7 8 15 15 5 0 1 1 0
1937-38 Montreal Canadiens NHL 47 5 14 19 24 3 0 0 0 0
1938-39 New Haven Eagles IAHL 52 8 23 31 16
1939-40 Montreal Canadiens NHLMGNT
NHL Totals 526 143 98 241 392 41 7 5 12 26


Brother of Hec Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937) Signed as a free agent by Montreal, November 13, 1925.
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