Stallions coach Cloutier to be formally inducted into Adirondack Hockey Hall of Fame this weekend

by Matt Mackinder

Severn Stallions head coach and director of player personnel Sylvain Cloutier will be formally inducted to the Adirondack Hockey Hall of Fame this weekend as part of the class of 2020.

Frank Littlejohn, Dan Miner and the late Doug Burch will also be inducted with Cloutier.

The inductees will be formally welcomed into the AHHOF during the Adirondack Thunder’s game against the Maine Mariners on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Cool Insuring Arena.

During his long, globe-trotting professional career, Cloutier played for three Adirondack teams, the Red Wings in the American Hockey League and the IceHawks and Frostbite of the United Hockey League.

Cloutier played a total of 461 games for Glens Falls-based teams, second only to Glenn Merkosky’s 494. His 287 games with the Red Wings puts him 10th on the franchise’s career list.

A native of Mont-Laurier PQ, Cloutier played in 565 AHL games and recorded 274 points (86 goals, 188 assists) during his career. He started his pro career in Glens Falls and compiled 148 points with the Red Wings.

Cloutier has led the Stallions to the past two CPJHL President's Cup championships.