Numerology: Emile Poirier
A by-the-numbers look at Emile Poirier
Tuesday, 31.12.2013 / 4:34 PM
By Torie Peterson
- CalgaryFlames.com (@toriepeterson)
||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.
||The winger is in his third season with the Gatineau Olympiques in the QMJHL.
||The Montreal, QC native has scored 24 goals this season, leading all Olympiques skaters.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||Emile Poirier played for the QMJHL in both games of the 2013 Subway Super Series. He took two minors in the pair of games.