Marc-Andre Cliche
Marc-Andre Cliche
Center
Number: 67
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 202
Shoots: Right
Born: Mar 23, 1987  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Rouyn-noranda, QC, Canada
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Acquired: From the New York Rangers with Jason Ward, Jan Marek and a third-round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft (later traded to Buffalo on June 21, 2008) for Sean Avery and John Seymour on Feb. 5, 2007.
Drafted: NYR / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (56th overall)
2010-11: Served as Manchester’s team captain…Three points (2-1=3) Jan. 26, 2011 vs. Norfolk…Points (3-3=6) in four straight games (Jan. 9-15, 2011)…Three points Dec. 31, 2010 vs. Providence…Four points (2-2=4) and +4 Dec. 4, 2010 vs. Springfield.

2009-10: Played one game with Kings, his NHL debut, March 2, 2010 at Dallas (plus-1)…Served as a Manchester alternate captain…Goals (4g) in three straight games (Jan. 2-8, 2010)…Three points (2-1=3) Dec. 11, 2009 vs. Worcester…Helped Monarchs advance to the AHL’s Eastern Conference Finals.

2008-09: Missed first half of season with Manchester due to shoulder injury suffered in training camp…Made season debut Feb. 6, 2009 vs. Worcester…Three points (2-1=3) and +3 March 4, 2009 vs. Springfield…Goals in back-to-back games Feb. 13, 2009 vs. Manitoba and Feb. 14, 2009 vs. Lake Erie.

2007-08: Made pro debut with Manchester Oct. 6, 2007 vs. Providence…First pro goal Nov. 10, 2007 vs. Lowell…13 points (7-6=13) in final 19 games...First multi-goal game March 7, 2008 vs. Hershey…Points (3-2=5) in five straight games (March 26-April 2, 2008)…Season-high +3 March 30, 2008 at Hershey…Recorded a shot in 42 of 52 games…Missed two months of regular season with broken foot.

2006-07: Second on Lewiston (QMJHL) in SHG (4) and GWG (4)…Was a +27…Helped Lewiston advance to Memorial Cup tournament…Third on club in playoff points (ninth in QMJHL)…Tied club lead in playoff assists (tied for fourth in QMJHL).

2005-06: Second on Lewiston in points, goals and assists…Led club in GWG (8)…Tied club lead in PPG (22)…Lewiston’s Most Inspirational Player.

2004-05: Missed majority of season with Lewiston due to a shoulder injury.

2003-04: Third among Lewiston rookies in goals, assists and points.

LAST AMATEUR CLUB:
Lewiston, QMJHL…Lewiston’s Most Inspirational Player in 2005-06.

TRANSACTIONS:
Selected by the New York Rangers in the second round (56th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

INTERNATIONAL PLAY: Played for Team Canada at the following tournament: World Junior Championships (2007, 5 GP, 0-0=0, gold medal).