2017 Marcel-Robert Trophy candidates revealed

The names of 18 candidates for the Marcel-Robert Trophy, which will be presented at the Golden Pucks Gala on April 5th, 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 Titan – Christophe Boivin

Baie-Comeau Drakkar – Antoine Samuel

Blainville-Boisbriand Armada – Alexandre Alain

Cape Breton Screaming Eagles – Phélix Martineau

Charlottetown Islanders – Pierre-Olivier Joseph

Chicoutimi Saguenéens – Nicolas Roy

Drummondville Voltigeurs – Anthony Boucher

Gatineau Olympiques – Alexandre Landreville

Halifax Mooseheads – Brett Crossley

Moncton Wildcats – Duncan MacIntyre

Québec Remparts – Raphaël Maheux

Rimouski Océanic – Charle-Edouard D’Astous

Rouyn-Noranda Huskies – Zachary Lauzon

Saint John Sea Dogs – Callum Booth

Shawinigan Cataractes – Simon Benoit

Sherbrooke Phoenix – Hugo Roy

Val-d’Or Foreurs – Étienne Montpetit

Victoriaville Tigres – Maxime Comtois


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

Martin Leclerc – Sport Journalist for Radio-Canada

François Le Blanc – Sport Journalist for Radio-Canada (Maritimes)

Danièle Soumis – Graduor

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