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Canadiens' Fucale tops QMJHL Super Series roster @NHLdotcom

Zachary Fucale, who started in goal for Canada at the 2014 IIHF World Junior Championship, was named to the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League team for the 2014 Subway Super Series, the Canadian Hockey League announced Wednesday.

The final two games of the Super Series will be played Nov. 18 in Bathurst, New Brunswick, and Nov. 20 in Rimouski, Quebec.

Fucale, a Montreal Canadiens prospect taken in the second round (No. 36) of the 2013 NHL Draft, went 2-2-0 with a 2.42 goals-against average and .902 save percentage in five games. He stopped 19 of 20 shots in a 4-1 win against Switzerland in the quarterfinals but allowed four goals on 22 shots in a 5-1 loss to Finland in the semifinals.

In eight games this season with the Halifax Mooseheads, Fucale is 3-4-1 with a 3.46 GAA and .900 save percentage.

Joining Fucale from last year's World Junior team will be forward Frederik Gauthier, a 2013 first-round pick (No. 21) by the Toronto Maple Leafs. Gauthier has yet to play this season for the Rimouski Oceanic because of an injury sustained during the Maple Leafs' rookie camp.

One other NHL first-round pick was named to the team, defenseman Samuel Morin, taken by the Philadelphia Flyers with the 11th pick of the 2013 draft.

Also named to the roster was 2015 NHL Draft prospect center Nicolas Roy of the Chicoutimi Sagueneens, an A-rated player on NHL Central Scouting's player to watch list. In 14 games the 6-foot-4, 199-pound forward has two goals and three assists.

Rosters for the Russia team will be announced at a later date.


GOALTENDERS: Philippe Desrosiers, Rimouski (Dallas Stars); Zachary Fucale, Halifax (Montreal Canadiens

DEFENSEMEN: Guillaume Brisebois, Acadie-Bathurst (2015 draft eligible); Alexandre Carrier, Gatineau (2015 draft eligible); Ryan Graves, Quebec (New York Rangers); Dylan Labbe, Shawinigan (Minnesota Wild); Olivier Leblanc, Saint John (Columbus Blue Jackets); Nicolas Meloche, Baie-Comeau (2015 draft eligible); Samuel Morin, Rimouski (Philadelphia Flyers); Jeremy Roy, Sherbrooke (2015 draft eligible)

FORWARDS: Alexandre Alain, Gatineau (2015 draft eligible); Nicolas Aube-Kubel, Val-d'Or (Philadelphia Flyers); Daniel Audette, Sherbrooke (Montreal Canadiens); Anthony Beauvillier, Shawinigan (2015 draft eligible); Clark Bishop, Cape Breton (Carolina Hurricanes); Laurent Dauphin, Chicoutimi (Arizona Coyotes); Anthony De Luca, Rimouski (2015 draft eligible); Frederik Gauthier, Rimouski (Toronto Maple Leafs); Jeremy Gregoire, Baie-Comeau (Montreal Canadiens); Yan Pavel Laplante, Victoriaville (Arizona Coyotes); Julien Pelletier, Cape Breton (Columbus Blue Jackets); Francis Perron, Rouyn-Noranda (Ottawa Senators); Alexandre Ranger, Chicoutimi (2015 draft eligible); Joey Ratelle, Drummondville (2015 draft eligible); Anthony Richard, Val-d'Or (2015 draft eligible); Nicolas Roy, Chicoutimi (2015 draft eligible)

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