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Poirier named QMJHL First Star of the Week

by Torie Peterson / Calgary Flames

CALGARY, AB -- Calgary Flames prospect Emile Poirier (Gatineau Olympiques) has been named the QMJHL's First Star of the Week (Nov. 25 - Dec. 1).

The winger, who is currently fifth in league scoring with 44 points in 28 games, rattled off eight points in three games last week.

On Friday, in the Olympiques' battle with the Drakkar, Poirier was named the first star of the game after registering two goals and one assist. One of his tallies came short-handed.

On Saturday, in a game against Shawinigan, he scored his 20th goal of the season in the 3-2 win.

The Olympiques upended Armada 5-4 in a shootout on Sunday and Poirier was credited with four assists in the victory.

Poirier was selected 22nd overall in the 2013 NHL Draft.

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