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Olivier Roy

North American Goalie - Cape Breton, QMJHL
Final Rank:2Midterm Rank:4
Height:6' 0"Weight:165
Born:July 12, 1991
Born in:Amqui, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2009: EDM (5th Round / 133rd Overall)  Edmonton Oilers
• As the top ranked Quebec Major Junior Hockey League goalie prospect in 2008-09, Roy posted a 3.04 goals-against average and a .906 save-percentage in 54 games. His 35-13-0 record helped lead the Screaming Eagles to a second place finish in the Atlantic Division. He also led the league in shootout save-percentage, stopping all 14 shots he faced.

• He was selected to participate in the 2009 CHL Top Prospects Game and was Team Quebec’s Player of the Game in the 2008 Canada/Russia Challenge on Nov. 17.

• In his first season with Cape Breton in 2007-08, he won 27 games (27-15-0), setting a QMJHL record for wins by a 16-year-old rookie, surpassing the previous record of 23. He also recorded four shutouts to set the record for most shutouts in a season by a rookie goaltender.

• In his first month as a rookie, Roy went 167 minutes and 51 seconds without allowing a goal, placing him fourth on the QMJHL all-time shutout streak list. For his outstanding season he was named the 2007-08 Rookie of the Year as well as the Defensive Rookie of the Year.

• His childhood hockey idol was Martin Brodeur and he credits his parents for having had the most influence on his career.

• He played on his first hockey team in his home town of Causapscal, Quebec and began playing the game in his basement with his dad.




NHL Team: Detroit Red Wings
NHL Player: Martin Brodeur
Shootout move: “Pavel Datsyuk’s move.”
Video game: NHL ‘09
Movie: Shooter
TV Show: One Tree Hill
Actor: Brad Pitt
Group: The Fray
Website: YouTube
Book: Harry Potter
Home cooked meal: Steak
Sport (other than hockey): Tennis
Activity away from the rink: Friends, movies, restaurants
Place to visit: Hockey Hall of Fame


2007-2008CAPE BRETONQMJHL472.87242840.896
2008-2009CAPE BRETONQMJHL542.80293530.906