Joel Chouinard (D)
Grand Rapids Griffins
- Led all Denver Cutthroats defencemen in assists with 14
- Finished second in scoring among Denver Cutthroats defencemen with 20 points;
- Finished third among Lake Erie Monsters defencemen in assists with 10 in 2011-2012
- 2010-11: Despite being limited to 35 games, led all Monsters defensemen with eight goals and added nine assists for 17 points… led Monsters defensemen with four power play goals… 2009-10: Signed entry-level contract with Colorado Avalanche on 5/26/10, following his final QMJHL season… Led all QMJHL defensemen with 23 goals and finished second in scoring with 68 points… Named to QMJHL First All-Star Team, and was a finalist for the Emile Bouchard Trophy as league’s best defenseman… led Victoriaville with a +23 rating… Won the Paul-Dumont Trophy as the QMJHL’s “Personality of the Year” for ambassador work in the local community, and was finalist for the Marcel-Robert Trophy as QMJHL’s Scholastic Player of the Year… 2008-09: Led Victoriaville defensemen in goals (12) and points (35), while being named Victoriaville’s Student/Athlete of the Year.