Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Jean-Louis Levasseur
Netminder Jean-Louis Levasseur started one game for the Minnesota North Stars in 1979-80. Most of his pro career was spent in the WHA and the minors.

Born in Noranda, Quebec, Levasseur first drew attention to himself by starring on the senior Orillia Terriers. The WHA's Minnesota Fighting Saints signed him as a free agent in 1974 then spent two years with the Johnstown Jets of the North American League. As a rookie pro in 1974-75 he recorded a 3.15 goals against average in 28 games then helped the Jets win the NAHL championship. Late in the 1975-76 the Fighting Saints used him in a few games before sharing the goaltending duties with Mike Curran the next season. He later competed for the Edmonton Oilers, New England Whalers and Quebec Nordiques before the league disbanded.

In October, 1979, Levasseur signed with the North Stars as a free agent. He won 19 games for the CHL's Oklahoma City Stars but yielded seven goals in his only NHL appearance. He retired in 1981 after playing 21 games for Oklahoma City.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1972-73 Orillia Terriers OHA-Sr. 35 1 3.26
1972-73 Tulsa Oilers CHL 4 1 4.62
1973-74 Orillia Terriers OHA-Sr. 14 1 3.43
1974-75 Johnstown Jets NAPro 28 1 3.15 12 8 4 0 0 2.66
1975-76 Johnstown Jets NAPro 30 1 3.04 5 0 4.32
1975-76 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 4 2 1 0 0 3.11
1976-77 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 30 15 11 2 2 2.73
1976-77 Edmonton Oilers WHA 21 6 12 3 0 4.35 2 0 2 0 0 4.51
1977-78 New England Whalers WHA 27 14 11 2 3 3.30 12 8 4 0 0 2.59
1978-79 Binghamton Dusters AHL 25 10 12 2 0 3.77
1978-79 Springfield Indians AHL 9 4 3 0 0 3.75
1978-79 Quebec Nordiques WHA 3 0 1 0 0 6.00 1 0 1 0 0 8.14
1979-80 Minnesota North Stars NHL 1 0 1 0 0 7.00
1979-80 Oklahoma City Stars CHL 37 19 14 3 4 2.89
1980-81 Oklahoma City Stars CHL 21 9 8 1 0 3.86
NHL Totals 1 0 1 0 0 7.00


OHA-Sr. First All-Star Team (1973) Signed as a free agent by Minnesota (WHA), September, 1974. Traded to Edmonton (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) with Mike Antonovich, Bill Butters, Dave Keon, Jack Carlson, Steve Carlson and John McKenzie fror cash, January, 1977. Traded to New England (WHA) by Edmonton (WHA) for Brett Callighen, Dave Dryden and future considerations, September, 1977. Traded to Quebec (WHA) by New England (WHA) for Warren Miller, September, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, October 2, 1979.