Rimouski Oceanic at Drummondville Voltigeurs, Dec 1, 2017

RIM #11 LW Lafrenère, Alexis (2020): It was a tough night offensively for the Océanic. They didn’t create a lot of offense, generating only 5 shots on net after 40 minutes. Lafrenière didn’t get a lot of puck touches, however, he did show flashes of his talent in some sequences including one on Rimouski’s first[…]

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies at Drummondville Voltigeurs, Nov 25, 2017

RN #19 LW Hrehorcak, Patrik (2018): Playing on the 3rd line, the young Slovak played a feisty game with a strong compete level. He has good, agile feet, generating some decent speed down his wing. He had some good net drives in the 3rd period as well, not shying away from going to the net[…]

Halifax Mooseheads at Drummondville Voltigeurs, Nov 4, 2017

HFX #14 LD McIsaac, Jared (2018): McIsaac had a couple of scoring chances in this game by supporting the rush, but couldn’t capitalize on them. He showed a good and heavy wrist shot, but lacked some accuracy with it. Defensively, he played a physical game in his own zone, using his size well and making[…]

Sherbrooke Phoenix at Drummondville Voltigeurs, Oct 14, 2017

SHE #29 RW Poulin, Samuel (2019): He showed great strength along the boards for a 16-year-old, and was protecting the puck well there. At even-strength, he did not produce a lot of chances with his line in the first two periods, but had 3-4 good scoring chances on the PP, coming close to scoring his[…]

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs Drummondville Voltigeurs, August 18, 2017

RN #7 LD Arsenault, Alexis (2018): Arsenault was solid at defending one-on-one in this game, because of his quick stick and good body positioning. He also had one excellent hit in this game against a much bigger player in front of his net. He played a relatively smart game, outside of one sequence in the[…]

Trois-Rivières Estacades vs Antoine-Girouard Gaulois, Midget AAA, October 14th 2016

Trois-Rivières Estacades vs Antoine-Girouard Gaulois, Midget AAA, October 14th 2016 TR #9 RW Beaucage, Alex (2019): Beaucage was the best 2001 born player for the Estacades during the game. He played on a line with Cédric Desruisseaux and Alex Plamondon that combined for five goals and seven assists for 12 points. He finished the contest with[…]

Estacades de Trois-Rivières at Commandeurs de Levis, Feb 17, 2016

LEV # 20 F, Roy, Alexandre (2018): The forward had good pressure with his fast forecheck. He was regularly used the power play. He was also the only 15 years old player to play on the two 5 on 3 that Levis had during the game. He had a very good opportunity to score by[…]

Blizzard Seminaire St-Francois at Estacades de Trois-Rivieres, Feb 20, 2016

TR # 22 F, Desruisseaux, Cédric (2018): The offensive player was patient and smart with the puck. He has made nice passes and beautiful dekes and his hands were fast. Defensively, his back-checks were intense. He was well positioned both in defensive and offensive zone. TR # 35 Dubuc, Vincent (2017): The Cape Breton Screaming[…]

2016 QMJHL Draft: CCM Challenge recap (Dec 16-20)

This is a comprehensive review of the 2015 CCM-Challenge, players involved are all eligible for the 2016 QMJHL draft and with some extra notes on one OHL draft prospect, two players already drafted into the WHL and one player eligible for the upcoming CHL Import Draft. In total 72 players are profiled in this write-up.[…]

Quebec U16 vs Finland U16, Dec 26th 2015

QUE # 22 FWD, Groulx, Benoit-Olivier (2018): The big forward had a strong game. He played on special units and was involved physically. He used his size to protect the puck. He scored two quick goals without leaving the ice with his line. His hands were quick and his passes were sharp and quick. QUE[…]

Notes on Team Quebec U16, Dec 28, 2015

Team Quebec U16 QUE #15 F Fortier, Gabriel (2018) – Fortier was the best player for team Quebec in this game. He has played in every situations and created offensive scoring chances in many ways. He used his powerful skating strides to bring the puck to the net and had multiple shots in close. He[…]