Julien Gauthier
North American Skater - Val-D'or, QMJHL
Final Rank:12Midterm Rank:4
Position:Right WingShoots:Right
Height:6' 4"Weight:225
Born:October 15, 1997Hometown:Pointe-aux-Trembles, Que.
Born in:Pointe-aux-Trembles, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2016: CAR (1st Round / 21st Overall) 

• Gauthier led the Foreurs and tied for sixth in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with 41 goals in 2015-16. He also suited up for Team Canada for the first time, serving as the youngest player on their roster at the 2016 World Junior Championship.

• As a 16-year-old rookie in 2013-14, Gauthier collected 9-21—30 during the regular season and added seven assists in the playoffs to help Val-d’Or capture its third President’s Cup as QMJHL champions.

• At the 2013 Canadian national Midget AAA championship, Gauthier led all skaters with 12 points in six games (5-7—12) to help Laval-Montreal Rousseau Royal capture a bronze medal.

• His uncle, Denis Gauthier, was selected 20th overall by Calgary in the 1995 NHL Draft and played 554 career games for the Flames, Coyotes, Flyers and Kings from 1997-09.

• At 6-foot-4, 225 pounds, Gauthier models his game after power forwards Rick Nash of the Rangers and Ryan Getzlaf of the Ducks.

NEWS:

YOUNG FORWARD GAUTHIER IMPRESSES AT CANADA CAMP

GETTING TO KNOW JULIEN...

My go-to karaoke song is: 'Blinded by the Light' by Manfred Mann
Last TV show I binge-watched is: Trailer Park Boys
The celebrity that always makes me laugh is: Steve Harvey
I do a great impression of: My friends when they are mad
The app I spend way too much time on is: Instagram
At an all-you-can-eat buffet I go straight for the: Sushi
The coolest person I've ever met is: John Cena
The athlete I admire most is: Usain Bolt
If I could be one person for a day it would be: Dan Bilzerian
One thing people don't usually know about me is: I love fishing
I am inspired by: Winning
I am afraid of: Regrets
I dream of: Having a successful life

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2015-2016VAL-D'ORQMJHL5441165724
2014-2015VAL-D'ORQMJHL6838357346
2013-2014VAL-D'ORQMJHL629213019
2013-2014QUEBEC (2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR60004