Yanni Gourde, Étienne Marcoux and Rock Régimbald were named today the TELUS three stars for the month of March.
Victoriaville Tigres left-winger Yanni Gourde grabs the first star. He capped off the regular season with 18 points; an average of 2.25 per game. In addition, he registered at least two points in each of the 8 games he played in March. Gourde particularly excelled against the Shawinigan Cataractes on March 16 by registering 5 points - 1 goal and 4 assists - in a 7-5 win. He ended the 2011-12 season with 124 points, which earned him first place among scorers in the QMJHL.
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada goaltender Étienne Marcoux is the second star of the month. He collected 2 shutouts including one against the Quebec Remparts and started 4 out of the 5 games on the road. Marcoux won all 5 starts, registering a 1.38 goals-against-average and a sensational save percentage of .952 while facing 28.5 shots per game.
The third star of the month belongs to Rock Régimbald, the Gatineau Olympiques centre who had a total of 15 points in 8 games. Régimbald scored 9 goals during the month – a league high for the month of March – and maintained a +/- of +10.
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