Lafreniere and Joseph invited to National World Junior Selection Camp

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 [...]

Lafreniere and Joseph invited to National World Junior Selection Camp 2018-12-05T10:02:52+00:00

Pelletier & Bergeron named October’s QMJHL Players of the Month

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 [...]

Pelletier & Bergeron named October’s QMJHL Players of the Month 2018-11-03T10:58:34+00:00

Seven Players to Compete in CHL’s 2018 Canada Russia Series

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 [...]

Seven Players to Compete in CHL’s 2018 Canada Russia Series 2018-10-23T23:16:43+00:00

Mathieu Joseph Makes NHL Debut with Tampa Bay Lightning

Following an impressive preseason, Mathieu Joseph made Tampa Bay’s opening night roster and made his NHL debut at the age of 21. Joseph played 13:50 in a 2-1 shootout victory, contributing 2 shots, 3 hits and 1 takeaway. This is only Joseph’s second professional season, as he spent last year with the AHL’s Syracuse Crunch. [...]

Mathieu Joseph Makes NHL Debut with Tampa Bay Lightning 2018-10-12T18:24:56+00:00

Lafreniere, Pelletier & Team Canada Win Gold at 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

Alexis Lafreniere scored two goals, helping Canada roll past Sweden 6-2 to win the gold medal at the 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup. Lafreniere was a consistent producer for Team Canada, as he recorded 11 points in just 5 games. Meanwhile, Jakob Pelletier recorded 2 points in 3 games played. It’s the third consecutive time Canada [...]

Lafreniere, Pelletier & Team Canada Win Gold at 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup 2018-10-12T18:24:47+00:00

Pierre-Olivier Joseph Invited to Sport Chek World Junior Showcase

For Pierre-Olivier Joseph, the quest to REPRESENT Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship – being hosted on Canadian ice beginning this December – is well underway as he received an official invite to wear the red-and-white at the Sport Chek World Junior Showcase in Kamloops, B.C., July 28-Aug. 4. “The Sport Chek World [...]

Pierre-Olivier Joseph Invited to Sport Chek World Junior Showcase 2018-10-12T18:24:36+00:00

Islanders Re-Sign Christopher Gibson to Two-Year Contract

The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with goaltender Christopher Gibson on a two-year deal. Gibson, 25, played eight games with the Islanders during his fifth pro season and went 2-3-2 with a 3.65 goals-against-average and .908 save percentage. He earned a 50-save victory against the Calgary Flames on March 11, 2018 and made [...]

Islanders Re-Sign Christopher Gibson to Two-Year Contract 2018-10-12T18:24:18+00:00

Lightning Re-Sign Cedric Paquette to One-Year Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Cedric Paquette to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Paquette, 6-foot-1, 198 pounds, played in 56 games with the Lightning last season, recording five goals and nine points, along with two game-winning goals. He also skated in 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games in [...]

Lightning Re-Sign Cedric Paquette to One-Year Contract 2018-10-12T18:24:10+00:00

Canucks Sign Antoine Roussel to Four-Year Contract

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced that the club has signed forward Antoine Roussel to four-year deal with an AAV of $3.0M. "Antoine is a competitor with a skill set that benefits our team," said Benning. "He's a physical player, hard-to-play against with the ability to contribute offensively. We're pleased to welcome Antoine as [...]

Canucks Sign Antoine Roussel to Four-Year Contract 2018-10-12T18:23:59+00:00

Bernard, Boudrias & Gravel Selected in 2018 NHL Entry Draft

The 2018 NHL Entry Draft took place in Dallas, Texas on June 22nd and 23rd, 2018. Amongst those to hear their names called over the two days were Xavier Bernard by the New Jersey Devils, Shawn Boudrias by the Minnesota Wild & Alexis Gravel by the Chicago Blackhawks. Xavier Bernard – New Jersey Devils The [...]

Bernard, Boudrias & Gravel Selected in 2018 NHL Entry Draft 2018-10-23T23:14:37+00:00