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  Jeff Rainville

Jeff Rainville

Player Profile


Blind River, Ont.

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190


3 L

Last Team:
Soo Jr. Hounds (NOJHL)

Junior (2005-06): Finished fourth on the team in assists with 11...Recorded two goals and an assist, including the game-winning goal, in the Lakers' 10-0 victory at Western Michigan (11/4)...Also had a multiple-point game (1-1--2) in a 4-3 OT victory over Robert Morris (11/26)...Assisted on Dan Eves' game-tying goal against Michigan State (2/25).

Sophomore (2004-05): Appeared in 33 games...Registered six goals and four assists...Tied for the team lead with two game-winning goals...Scored a season-high two goals, including the game winner, in a 6-2 win over Alaska Fairbanks...Scored the overtime winning goal in a 2-1 win over Notre Dame (1/8)...Awarded the Gay Blade Award for team humor at the annual Blue Liner's Banquet.

Freshman (2003-04): Appeared in 28 contests...Scored two goals and assisted on five...Scored his first career goal in a loss at Michigan (1/30)...Penalized seven times for 14 minutes.

Prior to LSSU: Led the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in scoring with 56 goals and 54 assists in 2002-03...Was a teammate of LSSU freshman Barnabas Birkeland on the Soo Junior Greyhounds and played for local coach Jim Capy...Played for the Soo Thunderbirds of the NOJHL in 2001-02 and was a NOJHL Rookie of the Year for the Blind River Barons in 2000-01.

Personal: Son of Dave and Rosanna Rainville...Graduated from Saint Basil Secondary School (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.) in 2003...Enjoys golf...Majoring in business.

All About Jeff:

Favorite TV show: Seinfeld
Favorite movie: American Pie
Favorite food: Pasta and Steak
Favorite superhero: Superman
If I had one wish, it would be: To be happy
Favorite sport other than hockey: Golf
Most memorable hockey highlight: Winning All-Ontarios in PeeWee
Worst fear: Heights and spiders
Favorite NHL team: St. Louis Blues
Favorite NHL player: Brett Hull
Most embarrassing hockey moment: My helmet got stuck to another player's helmet during a game
Best part of Taffy Abel Arena: The locker room
Why I chose LSSU: Great hockey program
People who have made the biggest impact on my hockey career: My parents
I love hockey because: It's fun and competitive

Career Statistics

Season G.P. Goals Assists Points PIM
2003-04 28 2 5 7 2
2004-05 33 6 4 10 30
2005-06 36 4 11 15 30
Career 97 12 20 22 62

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