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Lafreniere, Gravel and Six Others Invited to Hockey Canada Camps

Hockey Canada named its summer camp rosters for the World Juniors, U18 and U17 Hockey Championships. Amongst the players selected were forward Alexis Lafreniere (Rimouski Oceanic) and goaltender Alexis Gravel (Halifax Mooseheads) for the World Junior try-outs, Pier-Olivier Roy (Gatineau Olympiques) for the U18 try-outs, and Joshua Roy (Saint John SeaDogs), Jeremy Langlois (Cape Breton [...]

Lafreniere, Gravel and Six Others Invited to Hockey Canada Camps 2019-07-23T19:24:59+00:00

Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Sign Cedric Paquette to a Two-Year Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Cedric Paquette to a two-year contract worth an AAV of $1.65 million. Paquette, 6-foot-1, 198 pounds, skated in 80 games for the Lightning in 2018-19, recording 13 goals and 17 points. He led Tampa Bay in hits with 269 and paced all Bolts forwards in blocked shots with 61. [...]

Tampa Bay Lightning Re-Sign Cedric Paquette to a Two-Year Contract 2019-07-23T19:20:50+00:00

Jakob Pelletier drafted 26th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft

The first round of the 2019 National Hockey League Entry Draft was held June 21st, 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia. A little after 7:49 PM local time, Calgary Flames general manger Brad Treliving stepped up to the podium for the 26th overall pick and spoke the words Jakob Pelletier had been hoping [...]

Jakob Pelletier drafted 26th overall in the 2019 NHL Draft 2019-06-22T15:48:54+00:00

Joshua Roy Selected First Overall in the 2019 QMJHL Entry Draft

The Saint John Sea Dogs selected forward Joshua Roy first overall in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Draft. Roy, five-foot-11, 180 pounds, produced 38 goals and a league-best 88 points in 42 games this past season with the Levis Chevaliers of the Quebec Midget triple-A Hockey League. The St-Georges-de-Beauce, Que., native won four individual [...]

Joshua Roy Selected First Overall in the 2019 QMJHL Entry Draft 2019-07-23T19:16:16+00:00

Lafreniere honoured as CHL’s Player of the Year

Alexis Lafrenière capped off a dream season on Saturday by being named the top player in the Canadian Hockey League, following in the footsteps of Rimouski Océanic legends Sidney Crosby (2004 and 2005) and Brad Richards (2000). At 17, Lafrenière becomes only the sixth player in the history of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League [...]

Lafreniere honoured as CHL’s Player of the Year 2019-05-28T00:40:44+00:00

Pelletier and Spence to represent Canada at 2019 IIHF U18 Worlds

On Friday, Hockey Canada announced that forward Jakob Pelletier and defenceman Jordan Spence of the Moncton Wildcats will represent Canada at the 2019 IIHF U18 World Championship from April 18-28 in Örnsköldsvik and Umeå, Sweden. Pelletier, in his second season for the Wildcats, hit new career highs, scoring 39 times and adding 50 more assists for a total [...]

Pelletier and Spence to represent Canada at 2019 IIHF U18 Worlds 2019-04-14T16:49:58+00:00

Lafreniere, Harvey & Spence Honoured at 2019 Golden Puck Awards

The Golden Puck Awards, presented annually by the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, were held at the Capitole Theatre in Quebec City. Twelve of the most deserving players of 2018-19 season were honoured for their accomplishments. Alexis Lafreniere, Samuel Harvey and Jordan Spence received several of the most prestigious accolades. Awards Michel-Brière Trophy – Most [...]

Lafreniere, Harvey & Spence Honoured at 2019 Golden Puck Awards 2019-04-12T15:55:48+00:00

Poulin wins big at 2019 CWHL Awards Show

The CWHL held their annual Awards Show on Friday as part of the 2019 Clarkson Cup Weekend. The awards, presented by the NHLPA, honour the outstanding achievements of players during the 2018/2019 regular season. After an incredible 50-point season, Canadiennes de Montréal captain Marie-Philip Poulin was the star of the 2019 CWHL Awards Show, collecting [...]

Poulin wins big at 2019 CWHL Awards Show 2019-03-24T15:07:36+00:00

Lafreniere & Harvey shine as Players of the Month

Alexis Lafreniere (12GP-10G-11A-21P) and Samuel Harvey (8-0-0, 1.33 GAA, .948 SV%, 2 shutouts) have been honoured as the best QMJHL performers of January 2019. Lafreniere was named Forward of the Month while Harvey was tabbed as Goatlender of the Month. Rejoining the Oceanic immediately following his stint with Team Canada at the 2019 IIHF World [...]

Lafreniere & Harvey shine as Players of the Month 2019-02-05T00:26:58+00:00

Alexis Lafreniere to don red and white at the 2019 World Juniors

Alexis Lafreniere, forward for the QMHL's Rimouski Océanic, was named to Team Canada's 2019 World Junior roster on Wednesday. The 17-year old Lafreniere will be the the ninth-youngest player to ever suit up for Canada at the World Juniors, and the first 17-year-old to play for Canada since Connor McDavid – a full year before he is [...]

Alexis Lafreniere to don red and white at the 2019 World Juniors 2018-12-19T13:58:24+00:00