Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Simon Lajeunesse
Simon Lajeunesse was born January 22, 1981 in Quebec City, Quebec. The 2nd round choice, 48th overall selection of the Ottawa Senators in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Lajeunesse is a graduate of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

The goaltender from Quebec City played four seasons in the "Q" with stops in Moncton, Acadie-Bathurst and Val d'Or and was the 1999-2000 QMJHL Goaltender of the Year after sporting a 31-15-1 record with six shutouts and 2.61 goals against average.

A goaltender who anticipates the play well and has strong positioning in his net, Lajeunesse spent the majority of the 2001-02 season with the Senators AHL affiliate in Grand Rapids, 13 games with the ECHL's Mobile Mysticks and one game with the NHL club. Lajeunesse was on the move a lot during the 2002-03 season playing for the ECHL's Peoria Riverman and spending time with both the Binghamton Senators and the San Antonio Rampage of the AHL.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP W L T SO Avg GP W L T SO Avg
1996-97 Cap-de-Madeleine Estacades QAAA 23 15 5 1 0 4.11 4 1 3 0 0 4.72
1997-98 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 19 5 6 3 1 3.31 2 0 0 0 0.00
1998-99 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 36 18 9 3 1 2.95 1 0 0 0 2.81
1999-00 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL 55 31 15 1 6 2.61 16 9 6 0 1 3.69
2000-01 Acadie-Bathurst Titan QMJHL 36 10 19 2 1 3.86
2000-01 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 21 16 3 1 1 2.80 14 8 4 0 4.10
2001-02 Ottawa Senators NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
2001-02 Mobile Mysticks ECHL 13 7 2 3 2 2.86
2001-02 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 26 13 7 5 3 2.11 2 0 0 0 2.82
2002-03 Binghamton Senators AHL 19 7 7 1 1 2.92
2002-03 San Antonio Rampage AHL 2 0 1 0 0 4.60
2002-03 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 4 2 2 0 0 2.01
2003-04 San Antonio Rampage AHL 8 1 4 1 0 3.93
2003-04 Augusta Lynx ECHL 2 1 1 0 0 3.84
2003-04 Columbus Cottonmouths ECHL 1 0 0 0 0 2.31
2004-05 Dayton Bombers ECHL 10 2 4 2 0 2.80
2004-05 Fresno Falcons ECHL 8 2 5 0 1 3.54
2004-05 Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 4 1 3 0 0 3.45
2004-05 San Diego Gulls ECHL 3 1 1 1 0 3.34
NHL Totals 1 0 0 0 0 0.00


QMJHL First All-Star Team (2000)
Harry "Hap" Holmes Memorial Award (fewest goals against - AHL) (2002) (shared with Martin Prusek and Mathieu Chouinard)
Traded to Val-d'Or (QMJHL) by Acadie-Bathurst (QMJHL) with Acadie-Bathurst's 4th round choice (Mathieu Curadeau) in 2001 QMJHL Midget Draft for Antoine Bergeron, Jean-Francois Laniel, Eric Labelle and future considerations, January 7, 2001. Traded to Florida by Ottawa for Joey Tetarenko, March 4, 2003.
Missed majority of 2003-04 due to groin injury vs. Grand Rapids (AHL), January 13, 2004.