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

Pelletier to play in 2019 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game

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 [...]

Pelletier to play in 2019 CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game 2018-12-15T03:19:11+00:00

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 2019-02-05T00:26:10+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