2016 Marcel-Robert Trophy finalists revealed

The names of 18 candidates for the Marcel-Robert Trophy, which will be presented at the Golden Pucks Gala on April 6th, were released today.

Each player selected receives a $400 scholarship. The three finalists will receive an additional $600 scholarship and the winner will be awarded, in addition to the Marcel-Robert Trophy, a $1 000 bursary.

“Each team submitted a lengthy file for their candidate and choosing the three finalists will be very difficult,” said Natacha Llorens, Director of Player Services.  “All candidates have excellent academic records. The efforts being made by our organizations to better the academic success of our student-athletes are growing every year and the results speak for themselves. I want to congratulate all the candidates who were selected.”

List of team candidates

Acadie-Bathurst, Christophe Boivin

Baie-Comeau, Antoine Samuel

Blainville-Boisbriand, Phlippe Sanche

Cape Breton, Colin MacSween

Charlottetown, Dexter Weber

Chicoutimi, Nicolas Roy

Drummondville, Frédéric Aubé

Gatineau, Alexandre Alain

Halifax, Andrew Shewfelt

Moncton, Lane Cormier

Québec, Callum Booth

Rimouski, Antoine Dufort-Plante

Rouyn-Noranda, Julien Nantel

Saint John, Daniel Del Paggio

Shawinigan, Alexis D’Aoust

Sherbrooke, Guillaume Gauthier

Val-d’Or, Olivier Galipeau

Victoriaville, Tristan Pomerleau


The selection committee is composed of:

Sébastien Fyfe – President of the Marcel-Robert 2016 committee and General Manager of Alliance Sport-Études and Fondation Sport-Études

Micheline Roy – Educational Director of the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League

Alexandre Picard-Hooper – Investment Advisor at National Bank and former QMJHL player and 2007 winner of the Marcel-Robert Trophy

Mikaël Lalancette – Sport Journalist for TVA Sports and MAtv

Danièle Soumis – Graduor

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