Andre Payette Death and Obituary, Former Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Left Winger Andre Payette is Dead, Cause of Death
So sad too hear the news tonight, RIP Andre Payette Great guy, met him a few times and of course one of the great characters, RIP ‘wildthing. RIP Andre Payette. Was a big character in UK hockey, got involved in a few fights but the couple times I got to speak to him, he was friendly and a gentleman.
Andre Payette (born July 29, 1976) is a Canadian former ice hockey left winger.
Payette was drafted by the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers in 1994 and won the Calder Cup with her American Hockey League member, the Philadelphia Phantoms
In the summer of 2009, after the organization switched from the EIHL to the EPL, Payette signed with Manchester Phoenix in the English Premier Hockey League. Known for his physicality, Payette played more than 3,000 minutes in the box during his time in England.
On November 23, 2010, it was announced that Payette had signed to play for the Sheffield Steeldogs of the English Premier Hockey League.
He was released from the Sheffield Steeldogs manager’s contract in 2015 and replaced by the club’s signing of Dominic Osman from Elite Hockey League’s Hull Stingrays.
Andre signed with the Whitley Warriors and played two seasons in the Northeast.
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