Hockey Things: What Caught Our Eye Last Week (March 21 Edition)
Ève Gascon adds to QMJHL history, a new Maple Leafs jersey is on the horizon after being potentially leaked by Justin Bieber and Kevin Weekes broke a bunch of trades in untraditional locations.
Ève Gascon to Become First Woman to Play in QMJHL Since 2001
18-year-old Ève Gascon is set to make her QMJHL debut for the Gatineau Olympiques on Saturday, becoming the first woman to play in the league since Charline Labonté over 20 years ago.
Hendrix Lapierre Missed Team Canada, But Don't Fret, Capitals Fans
The Washington Capitals prospect is a rare case of a teenager getting into NHL action and not making their country out of world junior selection camp. But this is just one speedbump in what's already been a busy career for the young forward.
Charges Coming Against Two Victoriaville Tigres Players
Two Victoriaville Tigres players will be formally charged on Tuesday with sexual assault on a minor and having filmed the victim.
Plattsburgh Pioneers: The Worst Hockey Team Ever
They were quite literally the worst team in the history of organized hockey. They were disorganized, they were dysfunctional. Before they even won a single game in the Quebec League in 1984-85, Plattsburgh Pioneers were taken out behind the barn and shot.
Top U-18 Women's Goalie Gets QMJHL Training Camp Invite
Team Canada national team goalie prospect Ève Gascon has been invited to training camp with the QMJHL's Gatineau Olympiques.
Predators Are Getting a Human Wrecking Ball in Zachary L'Heureux
Few prospects from the 2021 NHL draft bring as much excitement to a game as Zachary L'Heureux. Now, Nashville hopes they can turn him into a vital piece of its franchise.
Two QMJHL Players Arrested Amid Sexual Assault Allegations
Two Victoriaville Tigres players are being investigated for sexual assault allegations, the QMJHL announced on Tuesday.
QMJHL Players Look Destined to Once Again Be Bubble Boys
The Quebec League postponed almost as many games as it played, then shut down a month early trying to play the conventional format and appears headed for bubble play again.
QMJHL Shuts Down, Canadian University Team Has 18 Cases
The prospects of the NHL being able to play anything resembling a normal season took another hit when the Quebec League decided to start its Christmas break 19 days early and the Mount Royal Cougars had 18 positive cases of COVID-19.
Will QMJHL Change its Fighting Rules to Get Government Money?
The Quebec League is looking for $20 million from the provincial government to cover the cost of playing in empty arenas, but that money would come with a very significant caveat.
The most amusing storyline in the QMJHL is coming to an end
For years, the Saint John Sea Dogs have lorded over the league's draft lottery, whether or not the team was actually bad. But with Gatineau holding the best odds on three different slots, the Sea Dogs had their toughest challenge yet in 2020.
CHL leagues cancel remainder of regular season campaigns; playoff status still undetermined
With the OHL's announcement Wednesday afternoon, all three CHL member leagues have shuttered the remainder of their respective regular seasons, with the playoffs still in question.