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Massive trades within the QMJHL, Lambert adjustments groups


The Quebec Main Junior Hockey League made a flurry of trades earlier than the deadline, Brad Lambert continues his intriguing run to the 2022 NHL Draft and Patrik Stefan’s youngsters are knocking on the door.

Here is an replace on all issues NHL prospects and extra:

Buying and selling Locations

One story that bought missed in the course of the QMJHL shutdown was the variety of offers made previous the Jan. 6 commerce deadline.

As anticipated, 2022 Memorial Cup host Saint John Sea Canines had been essentially the most energetic staff, making 5 deadline day offers, involving 12 gamers and 23 draft picks. GM Trevor Georgie was intent on attempting to get the hosts to undergo the entrance door by giving his staff the very best probability with a re-made roster.

Saint John acquired various new gamers, together with NHL prospects, left winger Raivis Kristians Ansons (PIT 4/149, 2020) from Baie Comeau in addition to centremen Philippe Daoust (OTT 6/158 2020) and Connor Trenholm, a Florida Panthers camp invitee. All instructed, the Sea Canines can have eight new gamers of their lineup.

One other Panthers invitee, Simon Pinard, was dealt from the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada to the Gatineau Olympiques. Pinard has 40 factors by 30 video games this season. Gatineau sits atop the West division with 39 factors by 29 video games performed.

Right here’s just a few different notable offers: The Sherbrooke Phoenix sit in prime spot within the Western Convention with 41 factors by 29 video games performed. Sherbrooke has allowed 3.00 objectives per sport and addressed that with the addition of 6’3″, 180 lbs, left shot defenceman Tyson Hinds (ANA 3/76 2021) from the Rimouski Oceanic. The Phoenix additionally tabbed 5’11», 192 lbs, proper shot defenceman Kaylen Gauthier (son of former NHL’er Dennis) to shore-up their again finish.

The 2018 Memorial Cup winners Acadie-Bathurst Titan are again within the combine. The Titan made two vital offers, buying the league’s main scorer Felix Lafrance (50 factors) from the Chicoutimi Sagueneens together with left shot centre Thomas Belgarde who has 31 factors in 30 video games. The Titan additionally went out and picked-up the league’s most efficient defenceman in Miguel Tourigny from Blainville-Boisbriand. Tourigny leads all rearguards with 40 factors. He attended the Anaheim Geese‘ rookie camp this previous fall.

Lastly, the Charlottetown Islanders, the highest staff within the league, with 46 factors by 31 video games, acquired netminder Francesco Lapenna from the Drummondville Voltigeurs. The Islanders had been leaning on 18 year-old Jacob Goobie — who was dealt to Drummondville — and rookie Oliver Satny. Lapenna, is a seasoned 19-year-old who was invited to the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ rookie camp in September.

Story of Two Finns

Brad Lambert, who left JYP for higher alternative with the Lahti Pelicans, has now performed in 5 video games and has but to register some extent. He’s averaging roughly 16:00 time on ice per sport. I feel the world of Lambert and I do consider he’s a prime 5 choose, however his season stays puzzling.

Good to see his former teammate Joakim Kemell return from harm. He’s three video games again with JYP and has but to file some extent. He performed a mix 24:14 in his first two video games again final weekend, whereas enjoying a extra regular 20:43 in JYP’s 1-0 loss to Ilves on Wednesday.

Tanner’s Powerful Break

Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds star Tanner Dickinson, a signed St. Louis Blues prospect, suffered a damaged femur in a sport in opposition to Barrie Saturday. Dickinson bought pushed from behind by Barrie’s Ethan Cardwell within the third interval and was taken off in a stretcher. It was introduced later that he had suffered the doubtless season-ending harm. Dickinson sits fifteenth in league scoring with 47 factors by 35 video games. He was additionally a member of USA’s world junior staff. Cardwell has been suspended indefinitely.

Stefan Up

Our 2003-born prospect this week is Portland Winterhawks proper winger James Stefan. If the identify sounds acquainted, it’s as a result of he’s the son of former first general choose Patrik. James has been producing at some extent per sport clip with the Winterhawks, The 5’11», 180 lbs, winger has 20 objectives and 41 factors on this, his third season within the WHL. Stefan was rated 205th for the 2022 NHL draft within the mid-season rankings.

James’ brother Wyatt is eligible for the 2023 NHL draft.

Les is Extra

Enormous congrats to Les Lazaruk, who known as his 2000th profession sport Wednesday night time in Regina. Whereas he’s not a “prospect,» Lester has seen a bundle of them cross by the Bridget Metropolis since beginning there within the mid ’90’s. The long-time voice of the Saskatoon Blades, Lazaruk was additionally round for the debacle often known as the Canadian Baseball League, one thing we had been each part of again in 2003. In a becoming ending, the Blades defeated the Pats 5-4.


There are rumours floating round that no less than three Ontario gamers have utilized for distinctive standing. That course of is often saved very quiet by all concerned. The final participant to use and be granted distinctive standing was Regina’s Connor Bedard, in 2020.

Kelly’s Fantastic Work

I might love to supply a giant shout out to colleague Kelly Hrudey. A protracted-time advocate for psychological well being and wellness, Hrudey will proceed his nice work with the WHL, as a star spokesperson for the league. Starting February 4, every WHL staff will host a RE/MAX Discuss Immediately Sport Night time, giving followers the chance to study extra about psychological well being sources accessible to them thorough the CMHA.

If you happen to or somebody you understand is fighting their psychological well being, yow will discover extra info at .




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