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Round 2
Round 3
Stanley Cup Final

Charles-olivier Roussel

North American Skater - Saint John, QMJHL
Final Rank:36Midterm Rank:30
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 1"Weight:196
Born:September 13, 1991
Born in:St. Eustache, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2009: NSH (2nd Round / 42nd Overall)  Nashville Predators
• During the 2008-09 playoffs, Roussel led his team and finished second in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League among defensemen with 18 points (5-13-18) in 21 games. He helped lead his team to the league championship before losing to Drummondville in a close seventh game.

• In his second season with Shawinigan, he finished third on the team among defensemen with 44 points (11-33-44) and ninth among QMJHL defensemen with a plus-31 rating.

• Roussel’s 2008-09 season was highlighted by a selection to the Second All-Star Team, the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game and the 2008 Canada/Russia Challenge.

• Growing up he played his minor hockey in his hometown of St-Eustache, Quebec and for the Milles-Îles Lords from Atom to Bantam. He got started in hockey at the age of five because all of his friends were playing.

• His childhood hockey hero was Olivier Labelle – “he was the captain of my hometown midget AAA team” and he wears number 91 for his birth year.

FAVORITES

NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens
NHL Player: Dion Phaneuf
Shootout move: One hand
Goal celebration: Arms in the air
Video game: NHL ‘09
Movie: Miracle
TV Show: Friends
Actor: Denzel Washington
Cartoon: Sponge Bob square pants
Website: NHL.com
Book: Action
Pump-up song: Disturbed – Down with the sickness
Restaurant: Pacini
Sport (other than hockey): Golf
Place to visit: Egypt
Snack: Muffin
Superhero: Superman

STATISTICS

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2007-2008SHAWINIGANQMJHL503131628
2008-2009SHAWINIGANQMJHL6811334477




Once again, it shows character in this dressing room. Once again, there's no quitting in here. We all wanted this so bad and we worked so hard to get home-ice advantage and we weren't going to let this one slide.

— Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on his team's OT Game 1 win vs. Minnesota Wild