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La Coupe Magnus
The name of the trophy presented to the winners of the French Championship. Established in 1985 by the French Ice Hockey Federation to honour the memory of Louis Magnus.
La Garma, Andres de (1988- )
Born in Mexico. Netminder.
International Career : Played for Mexico (Junior) 2003-04.
Club Career : Played for San Jeranimo.
Medals : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2003-04.
La Garma, Diego de (1981- )
Born in Mexico.
International Career : Coached Mexico (Junior) 2003-04 (assistant).
Medals : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2003-04 (assistant coach).
La Garma, Joaquin de (1953- )
Born in Mexico.
International Career : Coached Mexico (Junior) 2003-04.
Medals : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2003-04 (coach).
LA Kings
See Los Angeles Kings
"La Pationoire"
A French comedy film made in 1999 about an ice hockey movie being made on an ice rink. The film-within-a-film idea is extended because the film crew also has a TV crew making a documentary of the movie.
La Vega, Luis de (1988- )
Born in Mexico. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Mexico (Junior) 2003-04.
Club Career : Played for San Jeranimo.
Medals : Won World Championship (Junior U18) Division III gold in 2003-04.
Laaksonen, Antti (1973- )
Born in Tammela, Finland. Left-wing. Boston Bruins 1oth pick (191st overall) in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for Providence Bruins & Charlotte Checkers 1997-98, Boston Bruins & Providence Bruins 1998-00, Minnesota Wild 2000-04 and Colorado Avalanche 2004- .
Laaksonen, Emma (- )
International Career : Played for Finland (Women) in the 1998 Olympics.
Labayen, Pedro (1952- )
Born in San Sebastián, Spain. Forward. A member of the first Spanish team to enter a World Championship.
International Career : Played for Spain in the 1977 & 1978 World Championship Pool C.
Club Career : Played for FC Barcelona.
Labbe, Jean-Francois (- )
Club Career : Played for Hershey Bears 1996-97.
Honours : Won the Les Cunningham Plaque in 1996-97.
Labelle, Don (- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Washington Presidents 1959-60, Jersey Larks 1960-61, Knoxville Knights 1961-63, Knoxville Knights & Fort Wayne Komets 1963-64, Knoxville Knights 1964-68, Nashville Dixie Flyers 1968-71 and Greensboro Generals 1971-72. Coached Knoxville Knights 1961-65. 
Labre, Yvon (1949- )
Born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Baltimore Clippers 1969-70, Pittsburgh Penguins & Amarillo Wranglers 1970-71, Hershey Bears 1971-73, Pittsburgh Penguins & Hershey Bears 1973-74, Washington Capitals 1974-77, Washington Capitals & Hershey Bears 1977-78 and Washington Capitals 1978-81.
Honours : His number 7 jersey has been retired by Washington Capitals.
Lacarriére, Jacques (1906- )
Born in France.
International Career : Played for France between 1928 and 1938 (including the 1928 & 1936 Olympics).
Club Career : Played for CSHP 1928-31 and Francais Volants 1931- .
Honours : Elected to the IIHF Hall of Fame in 1998.
Lacarriére, Phillipe (- )
Born in France. Member of the IIHF Council since 1994.
International Career : Former player and captain, he played 68 times for France. Participated in four IIHF World Championships - 1961 in Geneva and Lausanne, 1962 in Colorado Springs, 1963 in Stockholm and 1967 in Vienna. He also played in the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble.
Honours : Elected to the French Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1964.
Lacey, Gary (- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1983-84.
Lach, Elmer James (1918- )
Born in Nokomis, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1940-54.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1944, 1946 & 1953.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1966.
Won the Hart Trophy in 1945.
NHL Leading Scorer 1945 (See Art Ross Trophy)
Won the Art Ross Trophy in 1948.
NHL All-Star First Team centre 1944-45, 1947-48 & 1951-52.
NHL All-Star Second Team centre 1943-44 & 1945-46.
NHL All-Star Roster 1948, 1952 & 1953.
Lachance, Scott (1972- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Lacombe, Normand (1964- )
Bornin Pierrefonds, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career : Played for Team Canada 1991-92.
Club Career : Played for Rochester Americans 1983-84, Buffalo Sabres & Rochester Americans 1984-86, BS & RA & Edmonton Oilers & Nova Scotia Oilers 1986-87, EO 1987-89, EO & Philadelphia Flyers 1989-90, PF 1990-91 and Team Canada 1991-92.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1988.
Lacroix, Alphonse 'Albert' (1897- )
Born in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. Netminder. 
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1924 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Boston AA 1919-25 and Montreal Canadiens 1925-26.
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1924.
LaCroix, Andre (1945- )
Born in Lauzon, Quebec, Canada. Centre.
International Career :
Played for Canada (WHA All-Stars) in 1974 against the USSR.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Junior Canadiens 1963-64, Peterborough Petes 1964-66 (and three games for Quebec Aces), Quebec Aces 1966-67, Philadelphia Flyers 1967-71 (and Quebec Aces 1967-68), Chicago Blackhawks 1971-72, Philadelphia Blazers 1972-73, Jersey Knights 1973-74, San Diego Mariners 1974-77, Houston Aeros 1977-78, New England Whalers 1978-79 and Hartford Whalers 1979-80.
Honours : Won the Red Tilson Trophy 1964-65 & 1965-66.
Won the Bill Hunter Trophy in 1972-73 & 1974-75.
WHA All-Star A Team centre 1973-74 & 1974-75.
LaCroix, Eric (1971- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. left-wing.
Club Career : Played for St John's Maple Leafs 1992-93, Toronto Maple Leafs & St John's Maple Leafs 1993-94, St John's Maple Leafs & Phoenix Roadrunners & Los Angeles Kings 1994-95, Los Angeles Kings 1995-96, Colorado Avalanche 1996-98, Colorado Avalanche & Los Angeles Kings & New York Rangers 1998-99, New York Rangers 1999-00 and New York Rangers & Ottawa Senators 2000-01. Coached Hershey Bears 2001-  (assistant).
Lacroix, Pierre (1948- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Club Career : General Manager of the Quebec Nordiques 1994-95 and the Colorado Avalanche 1995-06.
Lada Togliatti (Lada AvtoVaz Togliatti) [web site]
Logo © Lada Togliatti
Togliatti, Russia. Founded in 1976 as Togliatti Torpedo. (Lada = Beloved, and is also a make of car). Name changed in 1990 to Lada Togliatti. Played in the European Hockey League in 1997-98. Played in the Russian Superleague 1996- . 
Home ice : VAZ Sport Palace
Team colours : blue, white & red
Head coach : Petr Vorobiev
Honours : Won the European Cup in 1996.
Won the Russian Championship in 1994 & 1996.
Won the Russian Superleague 1996-97.
Ladányi, Balázs (1976- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Hungary 1995- . 
Club Career : Played for Dunaferr Dunaujvaros.
Laday, Andras (1971- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Romania in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Club Career : Played for SC Miercurca Club
Ladd, Andrew (1985- )
Born in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. Left-wing. Carolina Hurricanes 1st pick (4th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Ladislav Troják Stadión
Kosice, Slovakia. Opened in 1957.   
Home ice for : Dukla Kosice
Capacity : 6,900
Ice pad size : 
Ladouceur, Randy (1960- )
Born in Brockville, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Kalamazoo Wings 1980-81, Adirondack Red Wings 1981-82, Detroit Red Wings & Adirondack Red Wings 1982-84, Detroit Red Wings 1984-86, Detroit Red Wings & Hartford Whalers 1986-87, Hartford Whalers 1987-93 and Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1993-96. Coached Carolina Hurricanes 1996-04 (assistant) and Oshawa Generals 2004- .
Honours : Captain of Anaheim Mighty Ducks 1994-96.
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

After Lady Byng's death in 1949, the National Hockey League presented a new trophy, changing the name from the Lady Byng Trophy. An annual award for the most sportsmanlike player in the NHL, picked by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association.
Lady Byng Trophy

An annual award for the most sportsmanlike player in the NHL, presented by Lady Byng in 1925. After Frank Boucher of the New York Rangers won the award seven times in eight seasons, he was given the trophy to keep and Lady Byng donated another trophy in 1936. See Lady Byng Memorial Trophy
Lafayette, Nathan (1973- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1992-93.
LaFerriere, Rick (1961- ) 
Netminder. 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1979-80.
Lafleur, Guy (1951- )
Born in Thurso, Québec, Canada. Forward. Montreal Canadiens 1st pick (1st overall) in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1981 World Championships and the Canada Cup (1976 and 1981).
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1971-85, New York Rangers 1988-89 and Quebec Nordiques 1989-91.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978 & 1979.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1988 (player).
Won the Art Ross Trophy in 1976, 1977 & 1978.
Won the Lester B Pearson Award in 1975-76, 1976-77 & 1977-78.
Won the Hart Memorial Trophy in 1977 & 1978.
Won the Conn Smythe Trophy in 1977.
NHL Plus-Minus Leader in 1978.
NHL All-Star First Team
right-wing 1974-75, 1975-76, 1976-77, 1977-78, 1978-79 & 1979-80.
Honours : His number 10 jersey has been retired by Montreal Canadiens.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 10
LaFontaine, Pat (1965- )
Born in St Louis, Missouri, USA. Centre. New York Islanders 1st pick (3rd overall) in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft. Suffered a head injury in a game against Ottawa Senators on 16th March 1998 which ended his career. LaFontaine went into the home renovation business and also founded the "Companions in Courage Foundation", which works with corporate sponsors to build interactive game rooms in children's hospitals across North America.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1984 & 1998 Olympics, the 1989 World Championship, the 1987 & 1991 Canada Cups and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Verdun Juniors 1982-83, Team USA & New York Islanders 1983-84, New York Islanders 1984-91, Buffalo Sabres 1991-97 and New York Rangers 1997-98.
Medals : Won World Cup of Hockey gold in 1996.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003 (player).
Elected to the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2003 (player).
Won Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year 1982-83.
Won the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy in 1995.
NHL All-Star Second Team centre 1992-93.
NHL All-Star Roster 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991 & 1993.
His number 16 jersey has been retired by Buffalo Sabres.
Lafreniere, Jason (1966- )
Born in St Catherines, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada 1990-91.
Club Career : Played for Sheffield Steelers 1996-97.
Lagoon Leisure Centre
Paisley, Strathclyde, Scotland.
Home ice for :
Capacity :
1,000 seats
Ice pad size : 184 feet x 85 feet
Lahache, Floyd (- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1975-76.
Lahden jäähalli
Lahti, Finland.
Home ice for : Pelicans Lahti
Capacity : 5,100 (3,000 seats/ 2,100 standing)
Ice pad size :
Lahesalu, Lauri (1979- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Estonia in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Lahti (Pelicans)
See Pelicans Lahti  
Lahtinen, Juhani (- ) 
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Ilves Tampere
Honours : Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985 (player).
Won the Best Hockey Player of Finland Trophy in 1962 and 1964.
SM-liiga All Star Team netminder 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965 and 1966.
Laidley, Boysie (- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for South Africa in the 1961 World Championships.
Laiho, Jari (- ) 
Club Career : Played for Lukko Rauma
Honours : Won the Raimo Kilpiö Trophy in 1979-80.
Laing, Joel (1975- )
Born in Maryfield, Saskatchewan, Canada. Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Sheffield Steelers 2002-03.
Medals : Won the Challenge Cup 2002-03.
Won the Superleague 2002-03.
Laitinen, Kari (- )
Forward.
Club Career : Played for IFK Helsinki.
Honours : SM-liiga All Star Team winger 1988.
Lajeunesse, Simon (1981- )
Born in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Netminder. Ottawa Senators 2nd pick (48th overall) in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for Ottawa Senators (one game) & Mobile Mysticks & Grand Rapids Griffins 2001-02.
Honours :
Won the Hap Holmes Memorial Trophy (shared with Mathieu Chouinard & Martin Prusek). 
Lake, Cliff (- ) 
Forward.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1934 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Saskatoon Quakers 1933-34.
Lake, Fred (- )
Club Career : Played for Ottawa Senators.
Medals :
Won the Stanley Cup in 1909 & 1911.
Lake Charles Civic Center
Lake Charles, Lousiana, USA. 
Home ice for : Lake Charles Ice Pirates
Capacity : 8,000
Ice pad size :
 
Lake Charles Ice Pirates [web site]
Logo © Lake Charles Ice Pirates
Lake Charles, Lousiana, USA. Founded 1997. Played in the Western Professional Hockey League 1997-01.
Home ice : Lake Charles Civic Center
Team colours :
General manager :
Head coach : Dennis Maruk & Bob Loucks 1997-98, Bob Loucks 1998-00, Bob Mantha 2000-01
Lake Erie Monsters [web site]
Logo © Lake Erie Monsters
Played in the American Hockey League 2007- .
Home ice : 

Team colours : 
Affiliations have included
: Colorado Avalanche 2007-08
General manager :
Head coach :
Team captain : l
Lake Placid
Town in the Adirondack Mountains, New York, USA. Hosted the IIIrd Winter Olympics in 1932 and the XIIIth Winter Olympics in 1980.
Lakeland Eagles
Logo © Lakeland Eagles
Canada. Played in the North Peace Hockey League.
Home ice : 
Team colours : 
Lakeland Loggerheads
Logo © Lakeland Loggerheads
Played in World Hockey Association 2 2003-04.
Home ice : 
Team colours : 
Lakeland Prowlers
Logo ©
Played in the Southern Hockey League 1995-96.
Home ice :
Team colours : 
Honours :
Won the Southern Hockey League 1995-96.
Lakos, Andre (1979- )
Born in Vienna, Austria. Defenceman. New Jersey Devils 3rd pick (95th overall) in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Austria in the 1999, 2000 & 2003 World Championships and the 2002 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Barrie Colts 1998-99, Albany River Rats 1990-01, Albany River Rats & Utah Grizzlies 2001-02, Augusta Lynx & Vienna Capitals 2002-03, Vienna Capitals 2003-04 and Columbus Blue Jackets 2004- .
Lalime, Patrick (1974- )
Born in St Bonaventure, Quebec, Canada. Netminder. Pittsburgh Penguins 6th pick (156th overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft
Club Career : Played for Hampton Roads Admirals & Cleveland Lumberjacks 1994-95, Cleveland Lumberjacks 1995-96, Pittsburgh Penguins & Cleveland Lumberjacks 1996-97, Grand Rapids Griffins 1997-98, Kansas City Blades 1998-99, Ottawa Senators 1999-04 and St Louis Blues 2004- .
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 2003.
Lalonde, Edouard Charles 'Newsy' (1887-1970) [web site]
Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Centre. As a young man he worked in a newsprint plant, which is where he acquired the nickname Newsy. As well as being one of the top hockey players of his day, he was also an outstanding lacrosse player.
Club Career (playing) : Played for Cornwall Rovers 1904-05, Woodstock Seniors 1905-06, Canadian Soo 1906-07, Portage-la-Prairie & Toronto Professionals & Haileyberry Silver Kings 1907-09, Montreal Canadiens & Renfrew Creamery Kings 1909-10, Montreal Canadiens 1910-11, Vancouver Millionaires 1911-12, Montreal Canadiens 1912-22, Saskatoon Sheiks 1922-23, Saskatoon Crescents 1923-26 and New York Americans (one game) 1926-27. 
Club Career (coaching) : Coached Montreal Canadiens 1915-22, Saskatoon Crescents 1922-24, Saskatoon Shieks 1924-26, New York Americans 1926-27, Quebec Castors 1927-28, Niagara Falls Cataracts 1928-29, Ottawa Senators 1929-31, Providence Reds 1931-32 and Montreal Canadiens 1932-35.
Medals :
Won the Stanley Cup in 1916.
Won the Ontario Professional Hockey League in 1907-08.
Won the Ontario Professional Hockey League Play-off Championship in 1908.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1950.
NHL Leading Scorer 1921 (See Art Ross Trophy)
Captain of Montreal Canadiens 1910-11, 1912-13 & 1916-22.
Lalor, Mike (1963- )
Born in Buffalo, New York, USA. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1996 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1985-88, Montreal Canadiens & St Louis Blues 1988-89, St Louis Blues 1989-90, Washington Capitals 1990-91, Washington Capitals & Winnipeg Jets 1991-92, Winnipeg Jets 1992-93, San Jose Sharks & Dallas Stars 1993-94, Dallas Stars & Kalamazoo Wings 1994-95, Dallas Stars & San Francisco Spiders 1995-96 and Dallas Stars 1996-97.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1986.
Lam Kim, Ngoc (1970- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for Italy (Women) in the 2001 World Championship (Women).
Club Career : Played for Belluno.
Lamb, Joe (1906- )
Born in Sussex, New Brunswick, Canada. Right-wing. Wore the number 99 on his shirt during the 1934-35 season when playing for the Montreal Canadiens.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Maroons 1928-29, Ottawa Senators 1929-31, New York Americans 1931-32, Boston Bruins 1932-34, Montreal Canadiens and St Louis Eagles 1934-35, Montreal Maroons 1935-36, New York Americans 1936-38 and Detroit Red Wings 1938. He went on to play in the Amerian Hockey League for Pittsburgh Hornets ans Springfield Indians 1938-40.
Lamb, Mark (1964- )
Born in Ponteix, Saskatchewan, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Edmonton Oilers.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1990.
Lambert, Dale (1959- )
Born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Canada. Played forward & defence.
International Career :
Played for Great Britain 1992-93.
Club Career : Played for Medway Bears 1985-88, Humberside Seahawks 1988-93, Solihull Barons 1993-94, Milton Keynes Kings 1994-95, Durham Wasps 1995-96 and Newcastle Cobras 1996-98 (player/coach for second half of 1997-98 season).
Lambert, Dan (1970- )
Born in St Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1988-89.
Club Career : Played for Swift Current Broncos 1986-90, Halifax Citadels & Fort Wayne Komets 1990-91 (also one game for Quebec Nordiques), Quebec Nordiques & Halifax Citadels 1991-92, Moncton Hawks 1992-93, IFK Helsinki & Fort Wayne Komets 1993-94, San Diego Gulls 1994-95, Los Angeles Ice Dogs 1995-96, Long Beach Ice Dogs 1996-99 and Kolner Haie 1999- .
Lambert, Yvon (1950- )
Born in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Nova Scotia Voyageurs 1971-73 (also one game for Montreal Canadiens in 1972-73), Montreal Canadiens 1973-81, Buffalo Sabres 1981-82 and Rochester Americans 1982-84.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1976, 1977, 1978 & 1979.
Lamey, Rob (1980- )
Club Career : Played for Guildford Flames 1996-01.
Medals : Won the British National League Play-off Championships in 1998.
Won the British National League 1997-98.
Won the Southern Premier League 1997-98.
Lammens, Hank (1966- )
Born in Brockville, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Canada 1992-93.
Club Career : Played for the Ottawa Senators 1993-94.
Lammie, John 'Johnny' (- )
Born in Canada. Forward.
Club Career : Played for Edmonton Superiors 1932-33.
Lammin, Dave (1935- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1961-63.
Lamoriello, Lou (1942- )
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. President & General Manager of the New Jersey Devils 1987- .
International Career : General Manager of the USA at the World Cup of Hockey in 1996 & the 1998 Olympics.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1995 & 2000 (president/gm).
Won the World Cup of Hockey in 1996 (gm).
Honours : Won the Lester Patrick Trophy in 1992.
Lamoureux, Leo (1916-1961)
Born in Espanola, Ontario, Canada. Played forward & defence.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1944 & 1946.
Lampainen, Matti (- )
Born in Finland.
Honours : Elected to the Finnish Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 1985 (player).
Lampert, Michael (1972- )
Born in Hoechast, Austria. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Austria 1997- (including the 1998 Olympics).
Club Career : Played for VEU Feldkirch.
Medals : Won the European Hockey League in 1997-98.
Won the Alpine League 1996-97.
Lampinen, Juha (- )
Club Career : Played for Newcastle Riverkings 1999-00.
Lancashire Hawks
Logo © Lancashire Hawks
Blackburn, Lancashire, England. Originally founded in 1991 as the Blackburn Blackhawks, name changed to Blackburn Hawks in 1992 and then to Lancashire Hawks in 1997.  Played in the British National League. Name changed back to Blackburn Hawks for the 1998-99 season.
Home ice : Blackburn Arena
Team colours : teal, grey, black & white.
General manager : John Neville 1997-98 
Head coach : Jim Pennycook 1997-98
Team captain : Neil Abel & Simon Mills 1997-98
All-time best players :
Jeff Daniels, Adrian Lomonaco, Alan Hough
"Lance et compte"
A Canadian TV hockey series made in 1986. The personal and professional life of NHL hockey player "Pierre Lambert". 
Land, Kel 'Cal' (1954- )
Club Career : Played for Crowtree Chiefs 1981-83, Crowtree Chiefs & Whitley Warriors 1983-84, Cleveland Bombers 1984-86, Telford Tigers 1986-88, Swindon Wildcats 1988-91,  Solihull Barons & Fife Flyers 1991-92, Trafford Metros 1993-94, Peterborough Pirates & Lee Valley Lions & Paisley Pirates 1994-95 and Chelmsford Chieftains 1995-96.
Medals :
Won the Heineken League Division One 1991-92.
Won the Heineken League Division One Play-offs 1991-92.
Landi, Elena (1978- )
Played defence.
International Career : Played for Italy (Women) in the 2000 World Championship (Women).
Club Career : Played for HC Eagles.
Landman, Erik (1976- )
Netminder.
International Career : Played for the Netherlands in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Landman, Jacco (1974- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for the Netherlands in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Landon Arena
Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Home ice for : Topeka Scarecrows, Topeka Tarantulas 2004-05
Capacity : 7,777
Ice pad size : 
Landry, Eric (1975- )
Born Gatineau, Qubec, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Cape Breton Oilers 1995-96, Hamilton Bulldogs 1996-97, Calgary Flames & Saint John Flames 1997-99, Kentucky Thoroughblades 1999-00, Montreal Canadiens & Quebec Citadelles 2000-02, Utah Grizzlies 2002-03 and HC Lausanne 2003-04.
Landry, Eric (1976- )
Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Roanoke Express & Saint John Flames 1996-97, Jacksonville Lizard Kings & Tallahassee Tigersharks 1997-98, Alexandria Warthogs 1998-99, Indianapolis Ice 1999-00, Lubbock Cotton Kings & Austin Ice Bats 2000-01 and Anchorage Aces 2002-03. 
Landshut (EV Landshut)
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Landshut, Germany.  Played in the Bundesliga for 31 seasons. Played in the DEL 1994-1999, then sold their franchise to the Anschutz group (co-owner of Los Angeles Kings, London Knights and Sparta Praha), who installed a new DEL team in Munich - Münchener EC.
Home ice : Städtische Eissporthalle Landshut
Team colours : red & white
Head coach : Wayne Fleming 1996-97
Team captain : Alois Schloder 1971-86
All-time best players : Alois Schloder
Honours : Won the German Championship in 1970 & 1983.
Won the Bundesliga in 1969-70, 1981-82 & 1982-83.
Lane, Gord (1953- )
Born in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for New York Islanders.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1980, 1981, 1982 & 1983.
Lane, Myles (1905-1987)
Born in Melrose, Massachusetts, USA. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Boston Bruins.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1929.
Lane, Pete (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Southampton Vikings 1976-77.
Lang, Paul (- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for France in the 1978 & 1979 World Championship (Pool C).
Medals : Won World Championship (Pool C) bronze in 1979.
Lang, Robert (1970- )
Born in Teplice, Czechoslovakia. Centre. Los Angeles Kings 6th pick (133rd overall) in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Czechoslovakia in the 1992 World Championships and the 1992 Olympics. Played for Czech Republic in the 1996 & 1997 World Championships, the 1998 & 2002 Olympics and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Litvinov Chemopetrol 1988-92, Los Angeles Kings & Phoenix Roadrunners 1992-94, Litvinov Chemopetrol & Los Angeles Kings 1994-95, Los Angeles Kings 1995-96, Sparta Prague 1996-97, Boston Bruins & Pittsburgh Penguins & Houston Aeros 1997-98, Pittsburgh Penguins 1998-02, Washington Capitals 2002-03, Washington Capitals & Detroit Red Wings 2003-04, Detroit Red Wings 2005-07 and Chicago Blackhawks 2007-08.
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 1998.
Won Olympic bronze in 1992.
Won World Championship gold in 1996.
Won World Championship bronze in 1997.
Won the Presidents' Trophy in 2003-04 & 2005-06.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 2004.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 13 20 45
Langdon, Darren (1971- )
Born in Deer Lake, Newfoundland, Canada. Left-wing.
Club Career : Played for Binghamton Rangers & Dayton Bombers 1992-93, Binghamton Rangers 1993-94, Binghamton Rangers & New York Rangers 1994-96, New York Rangers 1996-00, Carolina Hurricanes 2000-02, Carolina Hurricanes & Vancouver Canucks 2002-03, Montreal Canadiens 2003-04 and New Jersey Devils 2004- .
Langelle, Pete (1917- )
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Toronto Maple Leafs.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1942.
Langenbrunner, Jamie (1975- )
Born in Duluth, Minnesota, USA. Centre/Right-wing. Dallas Stars 2nd pick (35th overall) in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for USA (Junior) 1993-95. Played for the USA in the 1998 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Peterborough Petes 1993-94, Peterborough Petes & Dallas Stars & Kalamazoo Wings 1994-95, Dallas Stars & Michigan K-Wings 1995-96, Dallas Stars 1996-01, Dallas Stars & New Jersey Devils 2001-02 and New Jersey Devils 2002- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1999 & 2003.
Langenthal (SC Langenthal) [web site]
Logo © SC Langenthal
Langenthal, Switzerland. Played in the Swiss Nationalliga B.
Home ice : Kunsteisbahn
Team colours : blue & yellow
Langevin, David 'Dave' (1954- )
Born St Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Club Career : Played for Edmonton Oilers 1976-79, New York Islanders 1979-85, Minnesota North Stars 1985-86 and Los Angeles Kings 1986-87.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1980, 1981, 1982 & 1983.
Honours :WHA All-Star B Team defenceman 1978-79.
Langkow, Daymond (1976- )
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Centre. Tampa Bay Lightning 1st pick (5th overall) in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1995-96.
Club Career : Played for Tampa Bay Lightning 1996-98, Tampa Bay Lightning & Philadelphia Flyers 1998-99, Philadelphia Flyers 1999-01, Phoenix Coyotes 2001-04 and Calgary Flames 2004- .
Langley, John 'Art' (1896- )
Born in Melrose, Massachusetts, USA. 
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1924 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Melrose.
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1924.
Langley Civic Arena
Langley, British Columbia, Canada.
Home ice for : Langley Eagles
Capacity : 
Ice pad size : 
Langley Eagles
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Langley, British Columbia, Canada. Played in the British Columbia Junior A League 1987-88.
Home ice : Langley Civic Arena
Team colours : Red, white and black
Langlois, Al (1934- )
Born in Mogog, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens & Rochester Americans 1957-58, Montreal Canadiens 1958-61, New York Rangers 1961-63, New York Rangers & Baltimore Clippers & Detroit Red Wings 1963-64, Detroit Red Wings 1964-65, Boston Bruins 1965-66 and Los Angeles Blades 1966-67.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1958, 1959 & 1960.
Langnau (SC Langnau)
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Langnau, Switzerland.
Home ice : Ilfis-Halle
Team colours : 
Langway, Rod Corry (1957- )
Born in Formosa, Taiwan. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for the USA in the 1981 World Championships and the 1981, 1984 & 1987 Canada Cups.
Club Career : Played for Birmingham Bulls & Hampton Gulls 1977-78, Nova Scotia Voyageurs & Montreal Canadiens 1978-79, Montreal Canadiens 1979-82, Washington Capitals 1982-93, Richmond Renegades 1994-95, San Francisco Spiders 1995-96 and Providence Bruins 1997-98. Assistant coach for Richmond Renegades 1993-95, 1996-97 & 1999-00.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1979.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2002 (player).
Won the James Norris Memorial Trophy in 1983 & 1984.
NHL All-Star First Team defenceman 1982-83 & 1983-84.
NHL All-Star Second Team defenceman 1984-85.
NHL All-Star Roster 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985 & 1986.
Captain of the Washington Capitals 1982-93.
His number 5 jersey has been retired by Washington Capitals.
Laniel, Marc (1968- )
Born in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman. New Jersey Devils 4th pick (62nd overall) in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1987-88.
Club Career : Played for Oshawa Generals 1985-87, Oshawa Generals & Utica Devils 1987-88, Utica Devils 1988-89, Phoenix Roadrunners & Utica Devils 1989-90, Utica Devils 1990-91, Winston-Salem Thunderbirds & San Diego Gulls 1991-92, Cincinnati Cyclones & Birmingham Bulls & Fredericton Canadiens 1992-93, Fredericton Canadiens 1993-94, Cincinnati Cyclones & Houston Aeros 1994-95, Houston Aeros & Las Vegas Thunder 1995-96, Cincinnati Cyclones & Fort Wayne Komets 1996-97, Schwenningen Wild Wings 1997-00, Moskitos Essen 2000-01 and Sheffield Steelers 2001-03.
Medals : Won the British Championship in 2002.
Won the Challenge Cup 2002-03.
Won the Superleague 2002-03.
Lankosaari, Sanna (- )
International Career : Played for Finland (Women) in the 1998 Olympics.
Lann, Alf (- )
Born in Sweden.
Club Career : Played for Murrayfield Racers 1977-79.
Medals : Won the Autumn Cup 1978.
LansiAuto Arena [web site]
Espoo, Finland. Opened in 1998-99 season.
Home ice for : Espoo Blues
Capacity : 6,875
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 100 feet
Lansing Lancers
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Lansing, Michigan, USA. Played in the International Hockey League 1974-75. Folded on 16th January 1975.
Home ice : Metro Ice Arena
Team colours : purple, gold, black & white (home jerse - purple on white, away jersey - white on purple)
Affiliations have included : Minnesota North Stars 1974-75
General manager : Paul Bright 1974-75
Head coach : Real Turcotte 1974-75
Läntinen, Ismo (1954- )
Born in Pori, Finland.
Club Career (playing) : Played for KiSa Pori 1975-76.
Club Career (coaching) :
Coached Ässät Pori 1989-95 (assistant).
Lanz, Rick (1961- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1979-80.
Lanzinger, Gunther (1972- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Austria in the 1999 & 2000 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for EC Villach.
Laperriere, Andre (- )
International Career :  Played for Canada in the 1948 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Royal Canadian Air Force Flyers in 1947-48.
Medals : Won Olympic gold in 1948.
Laperriere, Ian (1974- )
Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Centre. St Louis Blues 6th pick (158th overall) in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft.
Club Career : Played for St Louis Blues 1993-95, St Louis Blues & New York RangersLos Angeles Kings 1995-96, Los Angeles Kings 1996-04 and Colorado Avalanche 2004- .
Laperriere, Jacques (1941- )
Born in Rouyn, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman. Assistant General Manager Montreal Canadiens 1980-81.
Club Career :
Played for Montreal Canadiens 1962-74. Coached Montreal Canadiens 1981-97 (assistant) and Boston Bruins 1997-   (assistant).
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971 & 1973.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1987 (player).
Won the James Norris Memorial Trophy 1965-66.
Won the Calder Memorial Trophy in 1963-64.
NHL Plus-Minus Leader
1973.
NHL All-Star First Team defenceman 1964-65 & 1965-66.
NHL All-Star Second Team defenceman 1963-64 & 1969-70.
NHL All-Star Roster 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968 & 1970.
Laplante, Richard (1967- )
Club Career : Played for Ayr Raiders 1990-91, Fife Flyers 1991-92, Billingham Bombers 1992-93, Murrayfield Racers 1993-94, Teeside Bombers & Durham Wasps 1994-95 and Newcastle Warriors 1995-96.
Medals : Won the Heineken League Division One 1991-92.
Won the Heineken League Division One Play-offs 1991-92.
Honours :
BIHWA All-Star forward 1992.
BIHWA Division One Player of the Year 1992.
Lapointe, Claude (1968- )
Bornin Lachine, Quebec, Canada. Centre.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Quebec Nordiques 1990-95, Colorado Avalanche & Calgary Flames 1995-96 and New York Islanders 1996- .
Lapointe, Guy (1948- )
Born in Montreal, Québec, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1972 Summit Series and the 1976 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1969-82, St Louis Blues 1982-83 and Boston Bruins 1983-84.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1971, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978 & 1979.
Honours : Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.
NHL All-Star First Team defenceman 1972-73.
NHL All-Star Second Team defenceman 1974-75, 1975-76 & 1976-77.
NHL All-Star Roster 1973, 1975, 1976 & 1977.
Lapointe, Martin (1973- )
Born in Ville Ste Pierre, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1990-93. Played for Canada in the 2000 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for Laval Titans & Adirondack Red Wings & Detroit Red Wings 1991-93, Adirondack Red Wings & Detroit Red Wings 1993-95, Detroit Red Wings 1995-01 and Boston Bruins 2001- .
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1997 & 1998.
Lapointe, Rick (1955-1999)
Born in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1974-75.
Club Career : Played for Detroit Red Wings 1975-76, Detroit Red Wings & Kansas City Blues & Philadelphia Flyers 1976-77, Philadelphia Flyers 1977-78, St Louis Blues 1979-82, Quebec Nordiques & Fredericton Express 1982-84 and Los Angeles Kings 1984-86.
Laporte, Benoit (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for France in the 1989, 1990 & 1991 World Championship (Pool B), the 1992 & 1994 Olympics and the 1992, 1993 & 1994 World Championships.
Medals : Won World Championship (Pool B) bronze in 1989 & 1991.
Lappeenrannan jäähalli
Lappeenranta, Finland. Also known as Kisapuisto.
Home ice for : SaiPa
Capacity : 5,500 (2,500 seats and 3,000 standing)
Ice pad size :
Lappeenranta SaiPa
See SaiPa
Laprade, Edgar (1919- )
Born in Port Arthur, Ontario, Canada.
Club Career :
Played for New York Rangers 1945-55.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1993.
Won Calder Memorial Trophy in 1946.
Won Lady Byng Memorial Trophy in 1950.
NHL All-Star Roster 1947, 1948, 1949 & 1950.
Larca, Luis Echolecu (- )
President of the Ice Hockey Committee of the Spanish Winter Sports Federation.
Laredo Arena [web site]
Laredo, Texas, USA. Opened in october 2002. Built at a cost of US$36.5 million, a state-of-the-art multi-use entertainment facility for major concerts, shows and sporting events, circuses, trade shows, conventions, ice shows and civic events. A partnership between the City of Laredo & Arena Ventures.
Home ice for : Laredo Bucks
Capacity : 10,000
Ice pad size : 200 feet x 85 feet
Laredo Bucks [web site]
Logo © Laredo Bucks
Laredo, Texas, USA. Owned by Arena Ventures. Played in the Central Hockey League 2002- .
Home ice : Laredo Arena
Team colours : 
Affiliations have included :
Florida Panthers, Phoenix Coyotes 2005-08, San Antonio Rampage
General manager :
 Terry Ruskowski 2002- 
Head coach :
 Terry Ruskowski 2002- 
Honours : Won the Adams Cup 2003-04.
Won the Ray Miron Cup in 2004 & 2006.
Larin, Roman (1985- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Israel in the 2003 World Championships (Division II).
Club Career :
Played for LOD.
Larionov, Igor (1960- ) 
Born in Voskresensk, USSR. Centre. Part of the famous KLM line.
International Career : Played for the USSR 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987 & 1989 World Championships, the 1984 & 1988 Olympics and the 1981, 1984 & 1987 Canada Cup. Played for Russia in the 2002 Olympics and the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Club Career : Played for Khimik Voskresensk 1977-81, CSKA Moscow 1981-89, Vancouver Canucks 1989-92, HC Lugano 1992-93, San Jose Sharks 1993-95, San Jose Sharks & Detroit Red Wings 1995-96, Detroit Red Wings 1996-00, Florida Panthers & Detroit Red Wings 2000-01, Detroit Red Wings 2001-03 and New Jersey Devils 2003-04.
Medals : Won Canada Cup gold in 1981.
Won World Championship gold in 1982, 1983, 1986 & 1989.
Won European Championship gold in 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1987 & 1989.
Won the USSR Championship in 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 & 1989.
Won Olympic gold in 1984 & 1988.
Won Canada Cup bronze in 1984.
Won World Championship bronze in 1985.
Won World Championship silver in 1987.
Won Canada Cup silver in 1987.
Won the Stanley Cup in 1997, 1998 & 2002.
Won Olympic bronze in 2002.
Honours : USSR Player of the Year 1988.
NHL World All-Star Roster 1998.
Lariviere, Garry (1954- )
Born in St Catherines, Ontario, Canada. Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for St Catherines Black Hawks 1972-74, Phoenix Roadrunners and Tulsa Oilers 1974-75, Phoenix Roadrunners 1975-77, Quebec Nordiques 1977-81, Edmonton Oilers 1981-83 and St Catherines Saints 1983-86.
Honours : Shared the Les Cunningham Plaque in 1983-84 (with Mal Davis)
Lariviere, Georges (- )
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1982
Medals :
Junior World Championship gold in 1982.
Larkin, Bryan (1967- )
International Career : Played for Great Britain 1997- .
Honours : BIHWA All-Star defenceman 1997.
Larmer, Jeff (1962- )
Born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Left-wing. He had a nine minute shut-out when he put on the goalie pads as emergency netminder for Kitchener Rangers in an OHL game during the 1980-81 season. Brother of Steve Larmer.
Club Career : Played for Kitchener Rangers 1979-81, Kitchener Rangers & Colorado Rockies 1981-82, Wichita Wind & New Jersey Devils 1982-83, New Jersey Devils & Chicago Blackhawks 1983-84, Milwaukee Admirals & Chicago Blackhawks 1984-85, Nova Scotia Oilers & Chicago Blackhawks 1985-86, Solihull Barons (& in West Germany ?) 1989-90 and Milwaukee Admirals 1991-94.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 10
Larmer, Steve (1961- ) 
Born in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing. Chicago Blackhawks 11th pick (120th overall) in the 1980 NHL Entry Draft. Brother of Jeff Larmer.
International Career : Played for Canada in the 1991 World Championships Pool A & the 1991 Canada Cup.
Club Career : Played for Chicago Blackhawks 1980-93 and New York Rangers 1993-95.
Medals :
Won the Presidents Trophy in 1991 & 1994.
Won Canada Cup gold in 1991.
Won the Stanley Cup in 1994.
Honours : Won the Calder Memorial Trophy 1982-83.
NHL All-Star Roster in 1990 & 1991.
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 28 31
Larochelle, Wildor (1906-1964)
Born in Sorel, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1925-35, Montreal Canadiens & Chicago Blackhawks & Philadelphia Arrows 1935-36, Chicago Blackhawks 1936-37 and New Haven Eagles 1938-39.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1930 & 1931.
Larocque, Michel 'Bunny' (1952-1992)
Born in Hull, Quebec, Canada. Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1973-80, Montreal Canadiens & Toronto Maple Leafs 1980-81, Toronto Maple Leafs 1981-82, Toronto Maple Leafs & Philadelphia Flyers 1982-83, Springfield Indians & St Louis Blues 1983-84 and Peoria Rivermen 1984-85.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1976, 1977, 1978 & 1979.
Honours : Won the Vezina Trophy in 1977 (with Ken Dryden), 1978 (with Ken Dryden), 1979 (with Ken Dryden) & 1981 (with Denis Herron & Richard Sevigny).
Larose, Claude (1942- )
Born in Hearst, Ontario, Canada. Right-wing.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 1962-74, Montreal Canadiens & St Louis Blues 1974-75 and St Louis Blues 1975-78.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1965, 1966, 1968, 1971 & 1973.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1965, 1967, 1969 & 1970.
Larouche, Pierre (1955- )
Born in Taschereau, Quebec, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Pittsburgh Penguins 1974-77, Pittsburgh Penguins & Montreal Canadiens 1977-78, Montreal Canadiens 1978-81, Montreal Canadiens & Hartford Whalers 1981-82, Hartford Whalers 1982-83, New York Rangers 1983-85, New York Rangers & Hershey Bears 1985-86 and New York Rangers 1986-88.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1978 & 1979.
Honours : NHL All-Star Roster 1976 & 1984.
Larouche, Steve (1971- )
Born in Rouyn, Quebec, Canada. Centre.
Club Career :
Played for PEI Senators & Ottawa Senators 1994-95.
Honours : Won the Les Cunningham Plaque in 1994-95.
Larry D Gordon Trophy

An annual award for International Hockey League Defenceman of the Year. The Trophy, originally known as the Governors Trophy (1964-99) was presented by the IHL between 1964-65 and 2000-019.
Larsen, Brad (1977- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1995-97.
Larsen, Ronny (1971- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Denmark in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Club Career : Played for Herning IK.
Honours : Denmark Player of the Year 2000.
Denmark All-Star Team 2000.
Larsson, Jan (1965- )
Centre.
International Career : Played for Sweden in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Larsson, Peter (- ) 
Forward.
Club Career : Played for Ilves Tampere
Honours : Won the Veli-Pekka Ketola Trophy in 1997-98.
SM-liiga All Star Team winger 1998.
Lartama, Mika (- )
Club Career : Played for HPK Hämeenlinna.
Honours : His number 24 jersey has been retired by HPK Hämeenlinna.
Larter, Tyler (1968- )
Born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Centre.
Club Career : Played for Durham Wasps & Whitley Warriors 1993-94.
Las Vegas Thunder
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Played in the International Hockey League 1993-99.
Home ice : Thomas & Mack Center
Team colours : teal, white, black & silver
Affiliations have included : Phoenix Coyotes 1996-01
Las Vegas Wranglers
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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. Played in the West Coast Hockey League 2002-03 and the ECHL 2003-  .
Home ice : Events Center/Orleans Arena
Team colours : red & black
Affiliations have included : Calgary Flames 2003-08, Lowell Lock Monsters
General manager : John Tull, Billy Johnson
Head coach :
 Glen Gulutzan 2003- 
LaScala, Frank (- )
Club Career : Played for Sheffield Steelers 1999-00.
Lasse Oksanen Trophy
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An annual award for the best player of the regular season in the SM-liiga. The Oksanen Trophy was introduced to the Finnish SM-liiga in 1994 in honour of Lasse Oksanen
Lassila, Hannu (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for IFK Helsinki.
Honours : SM-liiga All Star Team netminder 1982.
Laszkiewicz, Leszek (1978- )
Left-wing.
International Career : Played for Poland in the 1999 World Championship Pool B.
Latendresse, Gillaume (1987- )
Born in Ste Catherine, Quebec, Canada. Right-wing. Montreal Canadiens 2nd pick (45th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) 2005-06.
Club Career : Played for Montreal Canadiens 2006- .
Jersey/Shirt numbers worn : 84
Latkovic, Marin (1976- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Croatia in the 1999 World Championship Pool C.
Club Career : Played for Medvescak.
Latór, Géza (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for Hungary in the 1927 European Championship and the 1928 Olympics.
Latta, David (1967- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1986-87.
Latto, Dougie (- )
Forward.
Club Career :
Played for Fife Flyers 1976-77.
Medals : Won the Icy Smith Cup in 1976-77.
Won the Northern League 1976-77.
Won the Northern Autumn Cup 1976-77.
Won the Spring Cup in 1976-77.
Latto, Gordon (1958- )
Born Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland. Played both Centre and Defence. During his career with Fife he played 926 games (1,134 points - 409 goals and 725 assists).
International Career : Played for Great Britain 43 times between 1976 and 1989, including four World Championships tournaments.
Club Career : Played for Fife Flyers 1972-98. 
Medals : Won the Icy Smith Cup in 1976-77.
Won the Northern League 1976-77.
Won the Northern Autumn Cup 1976-77.
Won the Spring Cup in 1976-77.
Won the Heineken League Division One 1991-92.
Won the Heineken League Division One Play-offs 1991-92.
Honours : Elected to the British Hall of Fame in 1999.
Won NIHA Player of the Year 1976-77, 1977-78 & 1978-79.
Won the Earl Carlson Memorial Trophy in 1978-79.
Won the Ernest Ramus Award in 1995.
His number 16 jersey has been retired by Fife Flyers
Latto, Jack (- )
Manager.
Club Career (managig) : General manager of Fife Flyers 1976-77.
Medals : Won the Icy Smith Cup in 1976-77 (general manager).
Latvia - Men's National Team
See Latvia
Latvian Championship
First contested in 1932. Restarted in 1992.
Latvian Ice Hockey Federation [web site]
Riga, Latvia. Responsible for the administration of ice hockey in Latvia and oversee the Latvian Hockey League & the Latvian Championship.
Lauder, Thomas 'Tommy' (- )
Honours : Elected to the British Hall of Fame in 1951.
Laufer, Josef (- )
International Career : Team leader for Bohemia in the 1911 European Championships.
Medals : Won European Championship gold in 1911 (team leader). 
Laufman, Ken (- )
International Career :  Played for Canada in the 1956 & 1960 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Kitchener Waterloo Dutchmen in 1955-60.
Medals : Won Olympic silver in 1960.
Won Olympic bronze in 1956.
Laukkanen, Janne (- )
Defenceman.
Club Career : Played for HPK Hämeenlinna.
Honours : SM-liiga All Star Team defenceman 1993.
Laurila, Harri (- ) 
Defenceman.
Club Career :
Played for JYP
Honours : Won the Pekka Rautakallio Trophy in 1991-92.
SM-liiga All Star Team defenceman 1992.
Lausanne (HC Lausanne) [web site]
Logo © HC Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland. Founded 1922. The first 16 years (1922-38) the club played in Chalet á-Gobet before moving to Montchoisi in 1938.  In 1941 the Lausanne Hockey Club merged with Star HC and was named Montchoisi HC.  In 1949 the club was renamed to it's original name : Lausanne HC. They were promoted to National Liga A (NLA) in 1957 and played in NLA 1957-61 and 1978-81. Since 1981 they have played in NLA only once (1995-96). The club has battled huge economical problems and in 1992 a "Save LHC" campaign was launched.  It saved the club from folding.  The club still battles economical problems. 
Home ice : Pationoire de Malley
Team colours : red, white & black
All-time best players : Gaëtan Boucher, Bohuslav Ebermann, Jiri Novák, Jean Lussier, Gil Montandon, Craig Norwich, Réal Vincent, Bob Sirois, John Lawless, John Miner and Frédy Bobillier.
Lavaivre, Charles (1905- )
International Career : Played for France in the 1924 Olympics.
Club Career : Played for Chamonix.
Laval Coliseum
Laval, Québec, Canada.
Home ice for : Laval Titans
Capacity :
Ice pad size :
Laval Titans
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Laval, Québec, Canada. Played in the QMJHL.
Home ice : Laval Coliseum
Team colours : 
Head coach :
Bob Hartley 1991-93, Michel Therrien 1993-95, 
Honours :
Won the Presidents Cup 1988-89, 1989-90 & 1992-93.
Won the John Rougeau Trophy 1993-94 & 1994-95.
Laval Voisins
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Laval, Québec, Canada. Played in the QMJHL 1981-86.
Home ice : Laval Coliseum
Team colours :
Lavety, Allan (1942- )
Defenceman.
International Career :
Played for Great Britain 1971-73.
Club Career : Played for Glasgow Dynamos.
Lavins, Rodrigo (1974- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Latvia in the 1999 World Championships Pool A.
Laviolette, Jean Baptiste 'Jack' (1879-1960)
Born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada. Played forward & defence.
Club Career :
Played for Montreal Canadiens 1909-18.
Medals : Won the Stanley Cup in 1916.
Honours :
Elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1962.
Laviolette, Peter (1964- )
Born in Franklin, Massachusetts, USA. Defenceman. 
International Career : Played for Team USA 1987-88 & 1993-94. Played for the USA in the 1988 & 1994 Olympics. Coached the USA in the 2004 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Indianapolis Checkers 1986-87, Team USA & Colorado Rangers 1987-88, New York Rangers & Denver Rangers 1988-89, Flint Spirits 1989-90, Binghamton Rangers 1990-92, Providence Bruins 1992-93, Team USA & San Diego Gulls 1993-94 and Providence Bruins 1994-97. Coached Wheeling Nailers 1997-98, Providence Bruins 1998-00, Boston Bruins 2000-01 (assistant), New York Islanders 2001-03 and Carolina Hurricanes 2003- .
Medals : Won the Calder Cup in 1999.
Honours : Won Louis Pieri Memorial Award 1998-99.
Captain of the USA at the 1994 Olympics.
Lavis, Simon (- )
Netminder.
Club Career : Played for Guildford Flames 1997-00 (four games).
Lavitt, Sam (1922- )
Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
Club Career : Played for Dallas Texans 1941-42, Omaha Knights 1946-49, Minneapolis Millers 1949-50, Cleveland Barons 1950-51, Buffalo Bisons 1951-53, Victoria Cougars 1953-54, New Westminster Royals 1954-55 and Seattle Americans 1955-56.
Medals : Won the Calder Cup in 1950-51.
Lavoie, Dominic (1967- )
Born in Verdun, Quebec, Canada. Defenceman.
International Career : Played for Austria in the 1998 Olympics and the 1999 & 2000 World Championships Pool A.
Club Career : Played for VEU Feldkirch and Hannover Scorpions 2000- .
Medals : Won the European Hockey League in 1997-98.
Won the Alpine League 1996-97.
Honours : Top point scoring defenceman in the 1998 Olympics.
Lawless, John (1961- )
Born in Canada.  Moved to Britain in 1982. He played for, managed and coached at Peterborough, Cardiff and Manchester - he was involved in each club from its inaugural season.
International Career : Played for Great Britain in the World Championships in 1990-91.
Club Career : Played for HC Lausanne, Peterborough Pirates 1982-86, Oxford City Stars, Cardiff Devils 1986-95, Manchester Storm 1995-96 and Telford Tigers 1997-99. He also managed Telford Tigers 1997-99.
Honours : Elected to the British Hall of Fame in 1997.
BIHWA Coach of the Year 1993 and 1994.
BIHWA Division One Coach of the Year 1996.
His number 9 jersey has been retired by Cardiff Devils.
Lawrence, Chad (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for South Africa in the 1992 World Championships.
Lawrence, Red (- ) 
International Career : Played for Canada (Junior) in 1973-74.
Lawrence, Ted (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for South Africa in the 1961 and 1966 World Championships.
Lawrence Cup
The Lawrence Cup is presented to the regular season champion of the North Peace Hockey League.
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 
Home ice for : Winston-Salem Icehawks
Capacity : 3,885
Ice pad size : 
Lawton, Brian (1965- )
Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Left-wing. Minnesota North Stars 1st pick (1st overall) in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career : Played for USA (Junior) 1982-83. Played for Team USA 1982-83. Played for the USA in the 1984 Canada Cup and the 1987 World Championships.
Club Career : Played for Minnesota North Stars 1983-88, New York Rangers & Hartford Whalers 1988-89, Hartford Whalers & Quebec Nordiques & Boston Bruins & Maine Mariners 1989-90, Phoenix Roadrunners 1990-91, San Jose Sharks 1991-92 and San Jose Sharks & Kansas City Blades & Cincinnati Cyclones 1992-93.
Laxdal, Derek (1966- )
Born in St Boniface, Manitoba, Canada. Right-wing. Toronto Maple Leafs round 7th pick (151st overall) in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft.
International Career :
Played for Canada (Junior) in 1985-86. Played for Team Canada 1992-93.
Club Career (playing) : Played for Portland Winter Hawks 1982-83, Brandon Wheat Kings 1983-84, Brandon Wheat Kings & St Catharines Saints & Toronto Maple Leafs (three games) 1984-85, St Catharines Saints & Brandon Wheat Kings & New Westminster Bruins 1985-86, Toronto Maple Leafs & Newmarket Saints 1986-89, Springfield Indians & New York Islanders & Newmarket Saints 1989-90, New York Islanders (four games) & Capital District Islanders 1990-91, Capital District Islanders 1991-92, Team Canada 1992-93, IIves Tampere & Herforder EC (Germany Divison 3) 1993-94, Roanoke Express 1994-95, Humberside Hawks 1995-96, Nottingham Panthers 1996-98, Sheffield Steelers 1998-99, Odessa Jackalopes & Sheffield Steelers 1999-00 and Odessa Jackalopes 2000-01.
Club Career (coaching) : Coached Roanoke Express 1994-95 (assistant), Odessa Jackalopes 1999-00 (assistant), Odessa Jackalopes 2001-02 (assistant), Odessa Jackalopes (assistant) & Wichita Thunder 2002-03, Wichita Thunder 2003-05 and Idaho Steelheads 2005- .
Medals : Won World Championship (Junior) silver in 1985-86.
Lazarus, Glen (- )
Forward.
International Career : Played for South Africa in the 1992 World Championships.
Lazarus, Mark (- )
Defenceman.
International Career : Played for South Africa in the 1992 World Championships.

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