• Poirier recorded four goals and three assists in six games to lead the 13th-ranked Olympiques to a first-round upset of the fourth-ranked Rimouski Oceanic. He finished the 2013 QMJHL playoffs with 10 points in 10 games (6-4--10).
• In 2012-13, Poirier led Gatineau in goals (32), assists (38) and points (70), averaging 1.08 points per game and improving his plus-minus rating to even, up from minus-17 in 2011-12.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round