Maxim Lapierre

Maxim Lapierre

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Montreal, Quebec

Former Professional Ice Hockey Player | Entrepreneur | Environmentalist

Maxim Lapierre is a former NHL ice hockey player from Quebec, Canada, known for his physical play and tough attitude on the ice. He played for several teams during his career, including the Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Anaheim Ducks. Lapierre also co-owns a Montreal-based company that produces reusable cloth bags for groceries and other shopping, which he founded in 2018 with his friend Guillaume Latendresse. The company's goal is to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags and promote sustainability. Their bags are made from durable, high-quality materials and are designed to be used again and again. Lapierre's commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship has earned him recognition and praise from environmental organizations and activists. Throughout his career, Lapierre was known for his hard work, dedication to his teammates, and willingness to give back to his community.
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Bring Me Your Resume

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Bring Me Your Resume: Episode #35 - Maxim Lapierre
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Max Martin | Get inspired and excel with Guillaume Latendresse and Maxim Lapierre | Episode 3
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#394 - Maxim Lapierre et Guillaume Latendresse de la Poche Bleue

MAXIM LAPIERRE BIOGRAPHY

Maxim Lapierre is a former professional ice hockey player from Quebec, Canada. Lapierre was born on March 29, 1985, in Saint-Léonard, a borough of Montreal. He played in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 2005 to 2019, playing for a number of different teams, including the Montreal Canadiens, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Anaheim Ducks. Lapierre was known for his physical play, his ability to play on both ends of the ice, and his reputation as a tough player to play against.

Maxim Lapierre began his hockey career playing for the Montreal Rocket of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He was selected in the second round, 61st overall, by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Lapierre made his NHL debut for the Canadiens during the 2005-06 season and spent parts of five seasons with the team. He was known for his energetic play and his ability to contribute on both the penalty kill and the power play.

In 2010, Maxim Lapierre was traded to the Vancouver Canucks, where he played for three seasons. During his time in Vancouver, Lapierre played a key role in the Canucks’ run to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2011. He was known for his physical play and his ability to shut down opposing teams’ top players.

After leaving Vancouver, Maxim Lapierre played for several more teams before retiring from professional hockey in 2019. Throughout his career, he was known for his hard work, his commitment to his teammates, and his willingness to do whatever it took to help his team win.

In addition to his hockey career, Maxim Lapierre is also the co-owner of a Montreal-based company that produces reusable cloth bags for groceries and other shopping. The company was founded by Lapierre and his friend, Guillaume Latendresse, in 2018.

Lapierre’s interest in environmental issues and sustainability inspired him to start this company. The company’s goal is to reduce the use of single-use plastic bags by providing an alternative that is both practical and environmentally friendly. The bags are made from durable, high-quality materials and are designed to be used again and again, making them a sustainable and cost-effective choice for shoppers.

Since its founding, the company has been embraced by shoppers in Montreal and beyond. The company’s products are available at a number of retailers across Quebec, and Lapierre and Crête have plans to expand their business further in the coming years. Their commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship has earned them recognition and praise from environmental organizations and activists.

Lapierre’s involvement with his company is just one example of his commitment to making a positive impact both on and off the ice. Throughout his career, he was known for his work ethic, his dedication to his teammates, and his willingness to give back to his community. Today, Lapierre continues to be an inspiration to young athletes and entrepreneurs alike, showing that with hard work, dedication, and a commitment to doing what’s right, anyone can achieve their goals and make a positive impact on the world around them.

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Former Hab Maxim Lapierre hanging up his skates at age 35

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Lapierre played in Europe for five seasons, following the end of his NHL career in 2014-15. The Montrealer has 65 goals and 74 assists in 614 games over 10 seasons in the NHL with the Canadiens, Anaheim Ducks, Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues and Pittsburgh Penguins. Lapierre was selected in the second round, 61st overall, by the Bleu-blanc-rouge in the 2003 NHL Draft. He was traded by Habs to the Ducks on Dec.31, 2010, for Brett Festerling and a fifth-round pick in the 2012 NHL auction.
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The Emergence of Maxim Lapierre For The Canadiens

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Centering the Canadiens' newly-formed energy line of Guillaume Latendresse and Tom Kostopoulos, Maxim Lapierre has emerged as a pretty valuable asset for the Montreal Canadiens. Lapierre, 23, earned the December Molson Cup given to the best player during the month. The St-Leonard native won the Molson Cup for the first time in his career. Lapierre recorded 11 points in Molson Cup standings after being voted first star of the game once and getting two second-star selections. He notched four goals and three assists for seven points in 13 games.
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Lapierre announces retirement from pro hockey, played 10 NHL seasons

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Lapierre last played in the NHL for the Penguins in 2014-15 and signed a one-year contract with Modo of the Swedish Hockey League on Sept. 1, 2015. He played the next five seasons in Europe and won a bronze medal for Canada at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.
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Former Habs Latendresse and Lapierre have something brewing in support of Quebec companies

The Suburban

Former Montreal Canadiens’ teammates Guillaume Latendresse and Maxim Lapierre have always wanted to do something together in their post playing days. That came to fruition with their La Poche Bleue podcasts that debut back in April and has since generated over 80,000 views on YouTube and more than 10,000 subscribers on social networks.
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Le Salon des Anciens : Maxim Lapierre
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