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Poirier named QMJHL First Star Of The Week

by Staff Writer / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames prospect Emile Poirier has named the QMJHL First Star of the Week (Sept. 30 - Oct. 6).

Poirier, playing for the Gatineau Olympiques, scored 3 goals and added 3 assists for a total of 6 points, helping him grab the first star of the week in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He netted 2 winning goals and another on a penalty kill. Poirier scored 1 goal and added 1 assist for each one of the games played against Charlottetown, Quebec and Sherbrooke. In a 3-1 win against the Quebec Remparts, he scored the winning goal which was also the 1400th win in the 41 year history of the Hull/Gatineau franchise. In Sherbrooke on Sunday, Poirier was named the 1st star for having scored the winning goal in a 5-4 win.

The Flames selected Poirier 22nd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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