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Six QMJHL officials at 2021 World Junior Championship

 

Referees Olivier Gouin, Guillaume Labonté, Kevin Maillé and Mathieu Menniti, as well as linesmen Guillaume Brunelle and Maxime Chaput will take part, after being selected by the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), in this year’s World Junior Championship held from December 25, 2020 to January 5, 2021 in Edmonton, Alberta.

For these officials, this selection adds on to many other events in which they’ve taken part over the past few seasons. The QMJHL would like to congratulate its four referees and two linesmen and wishes them a wonderful experience in such a prestigious competition in an official’s career. They will definitely make the League proud as QMJHL ambassadors.

Below, a look at the resume of the six officials:

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  • OLIVIER GOUIN, Referee # 7

QMJHL:

  • 9 Seasons
  • 235 Regular Season / 41 Playoff Games
  • 2 President Cup Finals / 2015 & 2016
  • 2 Memorial Cups / 2015, Quebec City – 2016, Red Deer
  • Top Prospects Game / 2017, Quebec City
  • Canada-Russia Series / 2014, Rimouski

IIHF:

  • U20 World Championship / 2017, Germany
  • Continental Cup / 2017, Italy
  • Winter Olympic Games / 2018, South Korea
  • 3 World Championships / 2017, France-Germany – 2018, Denmark – 2019, Slovakia

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE (AHL):

  • Referee / 2015 – Today

  • GUILLAUME LABONTÉ, Referee # 17

QMJHL:

  • 11 Seasons
  • 269 Regular Season / 42 Playoff Games
  • 3 President Cup Finals / 2017 – 2018 – 2019
  • Memorial Cup / 2017, Windsor
  • Top Prospects Game / 2017, Quebec City
  • Canada-Russia Series / 2015, Rouyn-Noranda

IIHF:

  • 3 U17 World Championships / 2011, Winnipeg – 2014, Sydney – 2014, Sarnia
  • Continental Cup / 2018, Denmark
  • U18 World Championship / 2019, Sweden

HOCKEY CANADA:

  • Telus Cup / 2015, Rivière-du-Loup
  • Fred Page Cup / 2011 & 2017, Terrebonne

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE (AHL):

  • Referee / 2016 – Today

 

  • KEVIN MAILLÉ, Referee # 33

QMJHL:

  • 5 Seasons
  • 127 Regular Season / 5 Playoff Games

IIHF:

  • U17 World Championship / 2016, Dawson Creek

HOCKEY CANADA:

  • RBC Cup / 2019, Brooks
  • Fred Page Cup / 2017, Terrebonne

  

  • MATHIEU MENNITI, Referee # 38

QMJHL:

  • 4 Seasons
  • 44 Regular Season Games

HOCKEY CANADA:

  • Hlinka-Gretzky Tournament / 2018, Edmonton-Red Deer

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE (AHL):

  • Referee / 2017 – Today

EAST COAST HOCKEY LEAGUE (ECHL):

  • 2 ECHL Prospects Tournaments / 2017 & 2018, Traverse City

  • GUILLAUME BRUNELLE, Linesman # 81

QMJHL:

  • 6 Seasons
  • 114 Regular Season / 1 Playoff Games

IIHF:

  • U17 World Championship / 2017, Sarnia

HOCKEY CANADA:

  • Fred Page Cup / 2017, Terrebonne
  • Telus Cup / 2015, Rivière-du-Loup

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE (AHL):

  • Linesman / 2017 – Today

  • MAXIME CHAPUT, Linesman # 88

QMJHL:

  • 12 Seasons
  • 324 Regular Season / 72 Playoff Games
  • 4 President Cup Finals / 2016 – 2017 – 2018 – 2019
  • Memorial Cup / 2019, Halifax
  • Canada-Russia Series / 2015, Rouyn-Noranda

IIHF:

  • U20 World Championship (Division 3) / 2015, Mexico
  • U20 World Championship / 2017, Ukraine
  • U18 World Championship / 2018, Russia

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE:

  • Linesman / 2017 – Today

 

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