Nathan Legare Named Ultramar Player of the Week for Week 22
February 24, 2020 - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) News Release
Boucherville, QC - The latest Ultramar Player of the Week is Baie-Comeau Drakkar winger Nathan Légaré. In a pair of home games, the 19-year-old from Montreal, Quebec scored six goals and added three assists, leading the Drakkar to consecutive victories.
On Saturday night, Légaré registered a hat trick, including the game-winner, and added a helper while the Drakkar rallied from three separate one-goal deficits to defeat the Val-d'Or Foreurs 7-3, snapping a five-game losing streak. The third-year veteran, who was also a +4 on the night, earned the game's first star.
It was a repeat performance on Sunday afternoon against those same Foreurs. This time, Légaré would provide the game-winner in the form of a shorthanded marker early in the third period. Once again, it would be part of a three-goal contest for the Drakkar captain, however he'd add two helpers to match his career high with a five-point outing. Baie-Comeau capped off its weekend with a 6-3 triumph over Val-d'Or, while Légaré would earn his second straight first star accolade.
Légaré's offensive outburst this past weekend has propelled him to back-to-back 30 goal campaigns. The sixth overall selection at the 2017 QMJHL Draft leads the Drakkar in scoring with 66 points, including 33 goals, in 53 games. Légaré was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third round of the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.
2019-2020 Ultramar Player of the Week:
Week 1 | Sept. 19 - Sept. 22: Pierrick Dubé (Remparts | Quebec)
Week 2 | Sept. 23 - Sept. 29: Antoine Coulombe (Cataractes | Shawinigan)
Week 3 | Sept. 30 - Oct. 6: Ryan Francis (Eagles | Cape Breton)
Week 4 | Oct. 7 - Oct. 13: Xavier Simoneau (Voltigeurs | Drummondville)
Week 5 | Oct. 14 - Oct. 20: Samuel Poulin (Phoenix | Sherbrooke)
Week 6 | Oct. 21 - Oct. 27: Nicolas Ouellet (Foreurs | Val-d'Or)
Week 7 | Oct. 28 - Nov. 3: Cédric Paré (Océanic | Rimouski)
Week 8 | Nov. 4 - Nov. 10: Alex-Olivier Voyer (Phoenix | Sherbrooke)
Week 9 | Nov. 11 - Nov. 17: Mavrik Bourque (Cataractes | Shawinigan)
Week 10 | Nov. 18 - Nov. 24: Nikolas Hurtubise (Tigres | Victoriaville)
Week 11 | Nov. 25 - Dec. 1: Maxim Trépanier (Mooseheads | Halifax)
Week 12 | Dec. 2 - Dec. 8: Alexis LafreniÃ¨re (Océanic | Rimouski)
Week 13 | Dec. 9 - Dec. 15: Matthew Welsh (Islanders | Charlottetown)
Week 14 | Dec. 28 - Dec. 30: Antoine Demers (Armada | Blainville-Boisbriand)
Week 15 | Dec. 31 - Jan. 5: Kevin Mandolese (Eagles | Cape Breton)
Week 16 | Jan. 6 - Jan. 12: Rémi Poirier (Olympiques | Gatineau)
Week 17 | Jan. 13 - Jan. 19: Luke Henman (Armada | Blainville-Boisbriand)
Week 18 | Jan. 20 - Jan. 26: Samuel Poulin (Phoenix | Sherbrooke)
Week 19 | Jan. 27 - Feb. 2: Samuel Poulin (Phoenix | Sherbrooke)
Week 20 | Feb. 3 - Feb. 9: Dmitry Zavgorodniy (Océanic | Rimouski)
Week 21 | Feb. 10 - Feb. 16: Alexis LafreniÃ¨re (Océanic | Rimouski)
Week 22 | Feb. 17 - Feb. 23: Nathan Légaré (Drakkar | Baie-Comeau)
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