Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Guillaume Latendresse
Guillaume Latendresse was born May 24th, 1987 in Ste. Catherine, Quebec. Selected by the Montreal Canadiens, 2nd round, 45th overall in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Latendresse is a graduate of the QMJHLs Drummondville Voltigeurs.

A solid power forward, Latendresse played three solid seasons with the Voltigeurs and racked up 210 points. Following an outstanding junior career, Latendresse impressed Canadiens' coach Guy Carbonneau and General Manager Bob Gainey enough to earn a roster spot and a three-year contract.

In his first full season, Latendresse led all NHL Rookies in hits and was a regular in the Canadien line-up through 80 games.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2003-04 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 53 24 25 49 66 +11
2004-05 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 65 29 49 78 76 +8 6 6 4 10 7
2004-05 Canada WJ18-A 6 2 3 5 4 +3
2005-06 Drummondville Voltigeurs QMJHL 51 43 40 83 105 +20 5 3 2 5 8
2005-06 Canada WJC-A 6 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 Montreal Canadiens NHL 80 16 13 29 47 -20
2007-08 Montreal Canadiens NHL 73 16 11 27 41 -2 8 0 1 1 19
2008-09 Montreal Canadiens NHL 56 14 12 26 45 +4 4 0 0 0 12
2009-10 Montreal Canadiens NHL 23 2 1 3 4 -4
2009-10 Minnesota Wild NHL 55 25 12 37 12 +1
2010-11 Minnesota Wild NHL 11 3 3 6 8 +2
2011-12 Minnesota Wild NHL 16 5 4 9 20 +6
2012-13 Ottawa Senators NHL 27 6 4 10 8 -2 3 1 1 2 6
2013-14 ZSC Lions Zurich Swiss 12 3 3 6 20
NHL Totals 341 87 60 147 185 15 1 2 3 37


QMJHL All-Rookie Team (2004) Traded to Minnesota by Montreal for Benoit Pouliot, November 23, 2009. Missed majority of 2010-11 due to groin injury vs. Los Angeles, October 25, 2010. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to head injury at San Jose, November 10, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, July 1. 2012.