Five Players Selected in Top 20 Picks at the QMJHL Draft

The 2017 QMJHL Entry Draft took place at Harbour Station in Saint John, NB, on Saturday, June 3rd. Amongst those selected were 5 players from Momentum Hockey, who were all selected in the top 20 picks. The Rimouski Oceanic kicked off the day by selected highly-skilled forward Alexis Lafreniere from the St-Eustache Vikings 1st overall. [...]

Five Players Selected in Top 20 Picks at the QMJHL Draft 2017-12-26T16:16:36+00:00

Alexis Lafreniere Selected First Overall in QMJHL Draft

The Rimouski Oceanic kicked off the 46th annual QMJHL Draft by selecting forward Alexis Lafreniere of the St-Eustache Vikings with first overall pick of the 2017 QMJHL Draft on Saturday at Harbour Station in Saint John, NB. The 15-year-old product of the Quebec Midget AAA League was the top prospect in the QMJHL Scouting Bureau’s [...]

Alexis Lafreniere Selected First Overall in QMJHL Draft 2017-12-26T16:15:14+00:00

Mathieu Joseph & Saint John Win QMJHL Championship

The Saint John Sea Dogs are 2017 QMJHL Champions following a 5-1 road victory over the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada. Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Mathieu Joseph finished the game with four assists, taking over the QMJHL Playoff scoring lead with 32 points (13-19–32) in 18 games. Saint John’s journey to becoming President Cup Champions saw them play [...]

Mathieu Joseph & Saint John Win QMJHL Championship 2017-12-26T16:12:56+00:00

Mitchell Russell Selected in the First Round of the OHL Draft

Owen Sound Attack General Manager, Dale DeGray, and the Organization announced that they selected right wing, Mitchell Russell with the 20th overall pick in the 2017 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection. Mitchell, a Barrie native, played out of the Barrie Jr. Colts Minor Midget AAA program and recorded 58 points in 2016-17 thanks to 35 [...]

Mitchell Russell Selected in the First Round of the OHL Draft 2017-06-24T15:50:21+00:00

Alexis Gravel to Represent Canada at the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship

Hockey Canada announced it has added Halifax goaltender Alexis Gravel to its roster for the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship in Slovakia. Gravel will play on the National team as an underage player which is a major accomplishment for the Halifax rookie. Gravel played in a total of 56 games between the regular season and [...]

Alexis Gravel to Represent Canada at the 2017 IIHF U18 World Championship 2017-06-24T15:48:58+00:00

Ken Appleby Receives First Career NHL Call-Up with the New Jersey Devils

The New Jersey Devils announced that the club recalled goaltender Ken Appleby from the Albany Devils of the American Hockey League (AHL). In 30 starts with the club’s farm team, Appleby is 16-13-0 with a 2.54 goals against average and a .905 save percentage. The 6’4” goaltender is in his second professional season with the [...]

Ken Appleby Receives First Career NHL Call-Up with the New Jersey Devils 2017-06-24T15:47:41+00:00

Evan McEneny Plays First Career NHL Game with the Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced that the club recalled defencemen Evan McEneny from the AHL Utica Comets. In his first career NHL game, McEneny recorded one shot on goal in just over 15 minutes of ice time versus the San Jose Sharks. The left handed defenseman, 22, appeared in 56 games with Utica [...]

Evan McEneny Plays First Career NHL Game with the Vancouver Canucks 2017-06-24T15:44:09+00:00

Mathieu Joseph & Team Canada Win Silver at World Juniors

Canada’s National Junior Team was left with a silver medal after a 5-4 shootout loss to the United States in the gold medal game of the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship. The silver medal is the 10th for Canada, pushing its all-time medal count to 31 (16 gold, 10 silver, five bronze) in 41 appearances [...]

Mathieu Joseph & Team Canada Win Silver at World Juniors 2017-06-24T15:42:25+00:00

Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Mathieu Joseph to Entry-Level Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Mathieu Joseph to a three-year, entry-level contract, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Joseph, 6-foot-1, 172 pounds, has played in 29 games with the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League this season, notching 25 goals and 45 points. He is tied [...]

Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Mathieu Joseph to Entry-Level Contract 2017-06-24T15:40:31+00:00

Antoine Belzile & Pierre-Olivier Joseph Selected for CHL Top Prospects Game

The Canadian Hockey League in association with the host Quebec Remparts Hockey Club, and title partner Sherwin-Williams, announced the rosters that will compete in the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game at Centre Vidéotron in Quebec City on Monday January 30, 2017. The players competing in the game were chosen by all 30 NHL clubs [...]

Antoine Belzile & Pierre-Olivier Joseph Selected for CHL Top Prospects Game 2017-06-24T15:38:56+00:00