North American Skater
GABRIEL
FORTIER
POSITION: LW
SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
Weight: 174
Born: 02/06/2000
Mid Term Rank: 35
Nationality: Canadian
Club: BAIE-COMEAU
League: QMJHL

• Fortier ranked third on Baie-Comeau in goals and recorded 26-33—59 in 66 games overall in 2017-18, highlighted by a six-game goal streak from Feb. 16 – 24. In doing so, he tripled his point total from his QMJHL rookie season of 2016-17 (11-6—17 in 25 GP).

• He was a member of Canada’s gold medal-winning team at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial (2-0—2 in 5 GP).

• His brother, Maxime Fortier, captained the Halifax Mooseheads in 2017-18 (32-43—75 in 61 GP) and signed a three-year entry level contract with the Blue Jackets in 2017.

• Models his style of play after Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher.