Poirier named to QMJHL Subway Super Series roster
Flames prospect Emile Poirier will play in the 2013 Subway Super Series
CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames 2013 first round pick Emile Poirier has been named to the QMJHL team which will compete against Team Russia at the Subway Super Series.
Poirier, who recently extended his point streak to 12 games, is leading the Gatineau Olympiques in scoring with 12 goals and 26 points in 16 games this year. He is tied with Anthony DeLuca for third in league scoring.
The Olympiques will host the Game 1 on Monday, November 18th at the Robert Guertin Centre, while the Sherbrooke Phoenix will host Game 2 at the Palais des Sports Léopold-Drolet on Wednesday, November 20th.
Team Russia will then play Team OHL (Nov. 21, Nov. 25) and Team WHL (Nov. 27, Nov. 28). All six games will be broadcast on Sportsnet while TVA Sports will carry the two QMJHL games.
Each of the three CHL member leagues assembled a selection committee, working closely with Hockey Canada, to select the players for this year’s series. A total of 23 players will participate in the event this year.
The rosters for each individual game will be announced at a later date.
FULL QMJHL ROSTER
Mantha, Anthony (VDO)
Hudon, Charles (CHI)
Roy, Marc-Olivier (BLB)
Duclair, Anthony (QUE)
Deluca, Anthony (RIM)
Girard, Félix (BAC)
Gauthier, Frédérik (RIM)
Dauphin, Laurent (CHI)
Drouin, Jonathan (HAL)
Carrier, William (CAP)
Gregoire, Jeremy (BAC)
Audette, Daniel (SHE)
Clapperton, Christopher (BLB)
Poirier, Émile (GAT)
Vanier, Alexis (BAC)
Fournier, Dillon (ROU)
Graves, Ryan (CHA)
Weegar, MacKenzie (HAL)
Hachè, Justin (CAP)
Morin, Samuel (RIM)
Walcott, Daniel (BLB)
SUBWAY SUPER SERIES SCHEDULE
Game 1 – November 18 in Gatineau, QC (QMJHL)
Game 2 – November 20 in Sherbrooke, QC (QMJHL)
Game 3 – November 21 in Oshawa, ON (OHL)
Game 4 – November 25 in Sudbury, ON (OHL)
Game 5 – November 27 in Red Deer, AB (WHL)
Game 6 – November 28 in Lethbridge, AB (WHL)