Alexis Lafreniere
North American Skater - RIMOUSKI, QMJHL
Final Rank:1Midterm Rank:1
Position:Left WingShoots:Left
Height:6' 1"Weight:193
Born:October 11, 2001
Born in:St-Eustache, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2020: NYR (1st Round / 1st Overall) 

• Led all QMJHL skaters in assists and points with 35-77—112 in 52 GP in 2019-20.

• MVP and Best Forward at 2020 World Junior Championship where he helped Team Canada win gold

 Named CHL and QMJHL Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season – the first back-to-back winner of each award since Sidney Crosby (2003-04 to 2004-05). Crosby also did so while representing the Oceanic.

• Can become first Quebec-born player selected No. 1 overall since Marc-Andre Fleury in 2003 and the first skater from Quebec to be taken with the first pick since Vincent Lecavalier in 1998

• Should Lafreniere be selected first overall, he would be the third player taken in the top spot out of the QMJHL’s Rimouski Oceanic. The others: Vincent Lecavalier (1998) and Sidney Crosby (2005). 


SCOUTING REPORT: Exceptionally smart player with top-end speed and pull-away gear. Great at carrying the puck and leading rushes. Executes under pressure and has great vision and anticipation - very good quickness with the puck and exceptional ability to change speed. Elite puck skills and vision to create plays in the offensive zone.


CURRENT PLAYER COMPARABLE: Jonathan Huberdeau

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2019-2020RIMOUSKIQMJHL52357711250
2019-2020CANADA (2020 WJC Championships)ITLTOUR546104
2018-2019RIMOUSKIQMJHL61376810572
2018-2019CAN (2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup)NATOUR556112
2018-2019CANADA (2019 WJC Championships)NATOUR51012
2017-2018RIMOUSKIQMJHL6042388054
2017-2018CAN (2018 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR54262