Numerology: Emile Poirier

A by-the-numbers look at Emile Poirier

Tuesday, 31.12.2013 / 4:34 PM
Torie Peterson  - CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)

22 - The Flames drafted Emile Poirier in the first round, 22nd overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft; the Flames used the pick acquired in the Jay Bouwmeester trade with St. Louis to draft the forward.

3 - The winger is in his third season with the Gatineau Olympiques in the QMJHL.

24 - The Montreal, QC native has scored 24 goals this season, leading all Olympiques skaters.

53 - Through his 36 games, Emile Poirier has racked up 53 points and leads the team in scoring. His 29 helpers also lead all Gatineau skaters in assists.

89 - Emile Poirier not only puts up points - he plays a gritty, in-your-face style of hockey that his 89 PIM can attest to. He is the type of skater opponents loathe to play against.

121 - In 36 games, Emile Poirier has put 121 shots on net and looks like he set a new career-high in shots this season. In 67 games in the 2011-12 season, his total was 108. Last year, he put 189 on net in 65 games.

2 - Emile Poirier played for the QMJHL in both games of the 2013 Subway Super Series. He took two minors in the pair of games.

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