Mooseheads on Golden Puck Awards Nominees

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announced the nominees for their annual awards at the Golden Puck Gala. There are four Halifax Mooseheads among the players nominated with star forward Nico Hischier leading the way with 4 nominations. A Herd rookie will win the RDS Cup as rookie of the year as the only two nominees being Halifax players.

Here are the nominees for the awards that will be passed out on April 5th.

*via QMJHL

Michel-Brière Trophy – Most Valuable Player
Vitalii Abramov – Gatineau Olympiques
Samuel Girard – Shawinigan Cataractes
Nicolas Roy – Chicoutimi Saguenéens

RDS Cup (Rookie of the Year)
Nico Hischier – Halifax Mooseheads
Jared McIsaac – Halifax Mooseheads

Michael-Bossy Trophy (Top Professional Prospect)
Maxime Comtois – Victoriaville Tigres
Nico Hischier – Halifax Mooseheads
Pierre-Olivier Joseph – Charlottetown Islanders

Frank J. Selke Trophy (Sportsman of the Year)
Tyler Boland – Rimouski Oceanic
Maxime Fortier – Halifax Mooseheads
Hugo Roy – Sherbrooke Phoenix

Émile “Butch” Bouchard Trophy (Best Defenseman)
Guillaume Brisebois – Charlottetown Islanders
Thomas Chabot – Saint John Sea Dogs
Samuel Girard – Shawinigan Cataractes

Ron Lapointe Trophy (Coach of the Year)
Gilles Bouchard – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Joël Bouchard – Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
Danny Flynn – Saint John Sea Dogs

Maurice Filion Trophy (General Manager of the Year)
Gilles Bouchard – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Joël Bouchard – Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
Marc-André Dumont – Cape Breton Screaming Eagles

Paul-Dumont Trophy – Personality of the Year
Thomas Chabot – Saint John Sea Dogs
Dominique Ducharme – Drummondville Voltigeurs
Nico Hischier – Halifax Mooseheads

Jacques-Plante Trophy (Best goals-against average)
Mikhail Denisov — Shawinigan Cataractes
Francis Leclerc — Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
Samuel Montembeault — Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

Marcel-Robert Trophy (Scholastic Player of the Year)
Alexandre Alain – Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
Nicolas Roy – Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Antoine Samuel – Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Humanitarian and Community Involvement Trophy
Guillaume Beaudoin – Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
Samuel Laberge – Rimouski Oceanic
Jesse Sutton – Quebec Remparts

Please note that the following trophies have been awarded in special pre-game ceremonies held last Thursday and Friday night : Guy-Carbonneau (Best Defensive Forward), Kevin-Lowe (Best Defensive Defenseman), Robert-Lebel (Best goals-against-average – Team), Jean-Rougeau (Regular Season Champions) and Luc-Robitaille (Best Offensive Team). Only the Michel-Bergeron (Offensive Rookie of the Year) and Raymond-Lagacé (Defensive Rookie of the year) trophies have yet to been given.

Here are the nominees:

Guy-Carbonneau – Best Defensive Forward
Nicolas Roy – Chicoutimi Saguenéens

Kevin Lowe – Best Defensive Defenseman
Zachary Lauzon – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies

Michel-Bergeron Trophy – Offensive Rookie of the Year
Nico Hischier – Halifax Mooseheads
Ivan Kosorenkov – Victoriaville Tigres
Anderson MacDonald – Sherbrooke Phoenix

Raymond-Lagacé Trophy – Defensive Rookie of the Year
Xavier Bouchard – Baie-Comeau Drakkar
Alexis Gravel – Halifax Mooseheads
Jared McIsaac – Halifax Mooseheads

Robert-Lebel – Best goals-against-average – Team
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

Jean-Rougeau – Regular season champions
Saint John Sea Dogs

Luc Robitaille – Best offensive team
Charlottetown Islanders


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