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Three finalists for 2018 Marcel-Robert Trophy unveiled

March 13, 2018 - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) News Release

BOUCHERVILLE, QC - The three finalists for the Marcel-Robert trophy were selected on Monday. The trophy is awarded annually to the QMJHL's Scholastic Player of the Year. The winner is the player who best combines on-ice performance with school success.

The three finalists for 2018 are:

Alexandre Alain - Blainville-Boisbriand Armada

Antoine Samuel - Quebec Remparts

Matthew Welsh - Charlottetown Islanders

All three candidates were interviewed in order to evaluate their academic and athletic accomplishments. In addition, critical thinking skills and knowledge of current events were tested.

The members of the independent selection committee for the 2018 Marcel-Robert Trophy are:

Sébastien Fyfe - President of the Marcel-Robert Committee and General Manager of Alliance Sport-Études and Fondation Sport-Études

Jonathan Brunelle - Former Marcel-Robert Trophy award-winner

Sébastien Goulet - Play-by-play commentator and columnist, TVA Sports

David Urquhart - Assistant Coach, McGill University Redmen

Sylvain Arbour - Director of Marketing, Fenplast

The winner will be unveiled during the Golden Puck Awards Gala which will be presented at the Étoile Theatre, in Brossard on April 4th.

Here was the list of candidates from each team:

Titan, Acadie-Bathurst - Noah Dobson

Drakkar, Baie-Comeau - Antoine Girard

Screaming Eagles, Cape Breton - Phélix Martineau

Saguenéens, Chicoutimi - Zachary Lavigne

Voltigeurs, Drummondville - Nicolas Guay

Olympiques, Gatineau - Charles Antoine Roy

Mooseheads, Halifax - Brett Crossley

Wildcats, Moncton - Mika Cyr

Océanic, Rimouski - Samuel Dove-McFalls

Huskies, Rouyn-Noranda - Rafaël Harvey-Pinard

Sea Dogs, Saint John - Matt Green

Cataractes, Shawinigan - Samuel Blier

Phoenix, Sherbrooke - Nicolas Poulin

Foreurs, Val-d'Or - Nicolas Ouellet

Tigres, Victoriaville - Tristan Côté-Cazenave

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