Samuel Groulx

Hometown:

Gatineau Quebec

Team:

QMJHL

Currently Playing In:

CHL

Birthday:

1990-06-28

Position:

D

Eligible for draft:

2008

Shoots:

Left

Drafted:

Height:

6-2

Acquired:

4th round (92nd overall), 2008

Weight:

182 lbs.

Probability of Success
  • C

History

2007-08:  He was named to the league’s All Rookie Team.  Groulx was a late riser in the draft rankings, jumping from a mid-term ranking of 161 to 76th among North American skaters. In 70 games, Groulx had 25 points and was a +5.

2008-09: In his third season with the Quebec Remparts(QMJHL), Samuel Groulx scored 25 points in 61 games. He also tacked on 86 PIMs. Through 17 playoff games Groulx scored 8 points and added 18 PIMs.

2009-10: Groulx split time in 2009-2010 between the Quebec Remparts(QMJHL) and the Victoriaville Tigres(QMJHL), scoring 43 points in 66 games. In 16 playoff games with the Tigres Groulx scored 8 points.

Talent Analysis
Groulx is mostly a defensive defenseman.
Future

Played as an overager in the QMJHL.

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