Monday, March 3, 2008

Monday Update: doin's a' transpirin'

QMJHL players of the week:

Offensive Player of the week:
Benjamin Breault - Baie-Comeau Drakkar

Baie-Comeau had games against the Cataractes, the Voltigeurs and the Saguenéens last week, and came out with a win in all three. Over the span of these three games Breault accumulated 6 goals, three assists, and an overall +6 rating. To top it all off Breault was the named the first star for all three contests and is now set to have a 30+ goal season.

Also rans:
Angelo Esposito: The Quebec Remparts
Francis Paré: The Chicoutimi
Mathieu Perreault: Acadie-Bathurst Titan

The defensive player of the week:
Jake Allen - St. John's Fog Devils

Allen came out with a split in two games against the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles while at home on the Rock, including one shut-out win (6-0) and one shoot-out loss (4-3) combining for a 1.44 GAA and a 0.963 save %. He is currently ranked third amongst QMJLH rookie netminders.

Also rans:
Pierre Bergeron: Quebec Remparts
Ryan Mior: Gatineau Olympiques
Raffaele D’Orso: Val-d’Or Foreurs

Here are Sportsnet's Patrick King's hot and not picks:
Hot team:
Baie-Comeau Drakkar
Hot player: Angelo Esposito, Québec Remparts
Cold team: Shawinigan Cataractes
Cold Player: Kevin Poulin, Victoriaville Tigres
Key Matchup: Halifax Mooseheads vs. Moncton Wildcats, Saturday, March 8

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