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Lorrain Thibeault
Lorrain Thibeault
Left Wing
Number: 15
Height: 5' 7"
Weight: 180
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 2, 1918
Birthplace: Charletone, ON, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent by Detroit on October 21, 1944.
Left winger Lorraine Thibeault played a few games with the Detroit Red Wings and Montreal Canadiens in the 40s. He was a fine senior and minor pro competitor who also tried his luck as a coach.

Born in Charleton, Ontario, Thibeault played senior hockey withe the Cornwall Flyers and Hull Volants before spending his first full pro season with the AHL's Springfield Indians in 1939-40. The stocky 5-foot-7 forward also played in the QHL before seeing action in four games with Detroit in 1944-45. The next year he played one contest with the Habs before returning to the minors.

Thibeault retired in 1956 after several years as a minor pro and senior player. His best year was a 21-goal performance with the QPHL's Victoriaville Tigers in 1946-47. Thibeault also coached senior hockey with the Buckingham Beavers and Thurso Lumber Kings.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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