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Brisebois Named Finalist for QMJHL's Best Defenseman Award

Thursday, 03.14.2013 / 11:49 AM MT / News
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Brisebois Named Finalist for QMJHL\'s Best Defenseman Award

Thursday, March 14, 2013

GLENDALE, ARIZONA – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) has announced that Coyotes prospect Mathieu Brisebois (pronounced Mathew BREEZE-bwah) has been selected as one of three finalists for the Emile Bouchard Trophy, presented annually to the League’s best defenseman. The winner will be announced at the Golden Puck Awards in Montreal on April 3rd.

Mathieu Brisebois

The 5-foot-11, 190-pound Brisebois has recorded 19-54-73 and 101 PIM in 62 games with Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL) this season. He is currently leads the league in scoring by defensemen.

The 20-year-old was named the league’s second star of the month for February after collecting 5-12-17 in 11 games with a plus-11 rating. He registered a point in 10 consecutive games while collecting two points in seven games.

The Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec native has set career highs in goals (19), assists (54) and points (73) this season. In 177 regular season games (three seasons) with the Huskies, Brisebois has recorded 39-108-147 and 239 PIM.

Brisebois played for the Lewiston MAINEiacs (QMJHL) in 2009-10 where he posted 0-7-7 in 31 games. is the official Web site of the Arizona Coyotes. The Arizona Coyotes and are trademarks of IceArizona Hockey Co LLC, NHL, NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL Logos and marks NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 2016 The Arizona Coyotes and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | AdChoices | Contact Us