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Ultramar Player of the Week: Justin Bergeron (April 22, 2019)

 

This week’s Ultramar Player of the Week is Rouyn-Noranda Huskies defenseman Justin Bergeron. In a pair of home games, the 18-year-old from Magog, Quebec recorded five assists and was not on the ice for a single goal against as the Huskies took a 2-0 series lead in their Semi-Final series with the Rimouski Oceanic.

On Friday night, Bergeron dished out three helpers, including an assist on the game-winning tally, and was a +2 on the night as the Huskies took Game 1 of the best-of-seven set with the Oceanic by a score of 5-1. The blueliner, now in his second full season in the “Q”, was named the game’s third star.

The following night, Bergeron registered another pair of assists and was a completed the contest with a +4 rating as the Huskies rallied from a 3-2 deficit to take Game 2 in a dramatic 4-3 victory. Bergeron was on the ice for Felix Bibeau’s game-winner with 40 seconds remaining in the third period, propelling the club to its eighth consecutive victory.

Bergeron currently sits third among all QMJHL defensemen in the President Cup Playoffs with 12 points in 11 games. A fourth-round selection of the Huskies in the 2016 QMJHL Draft, Bergeron attended NHL training camp last fall with the Boston Bruins.

2018-19 Ultramar Player of the Week:
Week 1 | Sept. 20 – Sept. 23: Josh Lawrence (Sea Dogs | Saint John)
Week 2 | Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Ivan Chekhovich (Drakkar | Baie-Comeau) 
Week 3 | Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: Gabriel Bilodeau (Olympiques | Gatineau)
Week 4 | Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: Alexis Gravel (Mooseheads | Halifax)
Week 5 | Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Émile Samson (Armada | Blainville-Boisbriand)
Week 6 | Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Ivan Chekhovich (Drakkar | Baie-Comeau)
Week 7 | Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Peter Abbandonato (Huskies | Rouyn-Noranda)
Week 8 | Nov. 5 – Nov. 11: Samuel Asselin (Mooseheads | Halifax)
Week 9 | Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Peter Abbandonato (Huskies | Rouyn-Noranda)
Week 10 | Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Joseph Veleno (Voltigeurs | Drummondville)
Week 11 | Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Gregor MacLeod (Voltigeurs | Drummondville)
Week 12 | Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: Ivan Chekhovich (Drakkar | Baie-Comeau)
Week 13 | Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Nicolas Guay (Voltigeurs | Drummondville)
Week 14 | Dec. 28 – Dec. 30: Yann-Félix Lapointe (Phoenix | Sherbrooke)
Week 15 | Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Matthew Welsh (Islanders | Charlottetown)
Week 16 | Jan. 7 – Jan. 13: Kevin Mandolese (Screaming Eagles | Cape Breton)
Week 17 | Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: Alexis Lafrenière (Oceanic | Rimouski)
Week 18 | Jan. 21 – Jan. 27: Ethan Crossman (Drakkar | Baie-Comeau)
Week 19 | Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Samuel Asselin (Mooseheads | Halifax)
Week 20 | Feb.4 – Feb. 10: Alexis Lafrenière (Oceanic | Rimouski)
Week 21 | Feb 11 – Feb. 17: Maxime Comtois (Voltigeurs | Drummondville)
Week 22 | Feb. 18 – Feb. 24: Joseph Veleno (Voltigeurs | Drummondville)
Week 23 | Feb.25 – Mar.3: Peter Abbandonato (Huskies | Rouyn-Noranda)
Week 24 | Mar.4 – Mar.10: Jonathan Lemieux (Foreurs | Val-d’Or)
Week 25 | Mar.11 – Mar.16: Vladislav Kotkov (Saguenéens | Chicoutimi)

– Start of playoffs –
Week 26 | Mar. 22 – Mar. 24: Daniel Hardie (Islanders | Charlottetown)
Week 27 | Mar. 25 – Mar. 31: Peter Abbandonato (Huskies | Rouyn-Noranda)
Week 28 | Apr. 1 – Apr. 7: Raphael Lavoie (Mooseheads | Halifax)
Week 29 | Apr. 8 – Apr. 14: Olivier Garneau (Océanic | Rimouski)
Week 30 | Apr. 15 – Apr. 22: Justin Bergeron (Huskies | Rouyn-Noranda)

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