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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Jakob Pelletier, forward for the QMHL's Moncton Wildcats, will play in the 2019 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game. The 17-year old is eligible to be selected in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. Through 32 games, Pelletier has notched 19 goals and added 27 assists, good for 46 points and second in team scoring. Forty of the [...]
On Monday, Hockey Canada named forward Alexis Lafreniere and defenceman Pierre-Olivier Joseph to the 2019 World Junior Hockey Championship selection camp roster. Both players were among the 34 invited to the camp in preparation for the upcoming national tournament taking place in Vancouver and Victoria. Lafreniere, who is considered to be the frontrunner to be the [...]
The QMJHL announced that Jakob Pelletier (15GP-9G-16A-25P) and Justin Bergeron (17GP-6G-8A-14P) have been named QMJHL Players of the Month for October 2018. Pelletier took home the honours as Forward of the Month while Bergeron was honoured as the Defenceman of the Month. Currently riding a six-game point streak, 17-year-old from Quebec City, QC has vaulted into sixth place [...]
The Canadian Hockey League, in association with the Western Hockey League, Ontario Hockey League, Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and in collaboration with Hockey Canada, have announced the rosters for the 2018 Canada Russia Series. 75 CHL players divided into three regional league teams will compete against the Russian National Junior Team in a six-game [...]