Spence & Pelletier nominated for Golden Puck Awards

QMJHL names the 2019 Golden Puck Awards nominees

Boucherville, QC – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League unveiled the list of finalists for the prestigious trophies that will be awarded during the 2019 Golden Puck Awards. The annual event will be held at the Capitole in Quebec City on April 3rd. We are proud to say that two Wildcat players are nominated this year, Spence nominated for Rookie of the Year and Pelletier nominated for Top Professional Prospect.

It will be a special edition as most of the trophies will be presented by the members of the QMJHL’s Top-10 players of all-time.


Here are this full list of this year’s nominees:


Rookie of the Year

  • Hendrix Lapierre – Chicoutimi Sagueneens
  • Jordan Spence – Moncton Wildcats

Marcel-Robert Trophy – Scholastic Player of the Year

  • Jérôme Gravel – Victoriaville Tigres
  • Matthew Welsh – Charlottetown Islanders
  • Rafaël Harvey-Pinard – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies

Émile «Butch» Bouchard Trophy – Best Defenseman

  • Charle-Édouard D’Astous –Rimouski Océanic
  • Nicolas Beaudin – Drummondville Voltigeurs
  • Noah Dobson – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies

Frank-J.-Selke Trophy – Sportsman of the Year

  • Gabriel Fortier – Baie-Comeau Drakkar
  • Mitchell Balmas – Cape Breton Screaming Eagles
  • Peter Abbandonato – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies

Humanitarian and Community Involvement Trophy

  • Alex-Olivier Voyer –Sherbrooke Phœnix
  • Charle-Édouard D’Astous –Rimouski Océanic
  • Matthew Welsh – Charlottetown Islanders

Maurice-Filion Trophy – General Manager of the Year

  • Mario Pouliot – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
  • Serge Beausoleil – Rimouski Océanic
  • Yanick Jean – Chicoutimi Sagueneens

Michael-Bossy Trophy – Top Professional Prospect

  • Jakob Pelletier – Moncton Wildcats
  • Raphaël Lavoie – Halifax Mooseheads
  • Samuel Poulin – Sherbrooke Phœnix

Paul-Dumont Trophy – Personality of the Year

  • Alexis Lafrenière – Rimouski Océanic
  • Maxime Comtois – Drummondville Voltigeurs
  • Noah Dobson – Rouyn-Noranda Huskies


Spence has also already been awarded Defensive Rookie of the year at our first playoff game of the season!

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