• Drouin helped lead the Mooseheads to the 2013 Memorial Cup, their first in franchise history, finishing second overall in the tournament with eight assists (1-8--9).
• After posting a career-high 105 points, including 41 goals and 64 assists in only 49 games, Drouin was named the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Most Valuable Player, Best Professional Prospect and Personality of the Year in 2012-13. He led the Mooseheads to the top spot in the QMJHL regular-season standings, recording a plus-49 rating.
• He also was named the Canadian Hockey League’s Player of the Year, becoming the first player to claim the award in his first year of draft-eligibility since Sidney Crosby did so while playing for the Rimouski Oceanic in 2004-05.
• In 2011-12, he began the season with Lac St-Louis (Quebec Midget AAA) and totaled 22 goals and 53 points in 22 games before being called up midseason to Halifax. He recorded 29 points (7-22--29) in 33 regular-season games before adding 17 goals and 26 points in 17 playoff games.
• Drouin won a gold medal at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament as a member of Team Canada and represented his country as a 17-year-old at the 2013 World Junior Championship.
• His off-season activity of choice is tennis: “It helps with hand-eye [coordination], footwork -- you got to be able to go left or right. It's a sport that I love.”
NHL team: Detroit Red Wings NHL player: Pavel Datsyuk Shootout move: “Backhand” Video game: Call of Duty Movie: Step Brothers TV show: Two and a Half Men Actor: Johnny Depp Website: Twitter Restaurant: The Keg Sport (other than hockey): Tennis Breakfast food: Eggs Superhero: Spiderman
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs