Busières, Gauthier-Leduc, Hudon named QMJHL stars of the week

By League Press Release

Raphaël Busières, Jérôme Gauthier-Leduc and Charles Hudon were named today, the TELUS three stars of the week for the period between September 26th and October 2nd.

Raphaël Bussières, the Baie-Comeau Drakkar left-winger, is the first star of the week after having collected 3 goals and 4 assists. During last September 27th’s game against the Victoriaville Tigres, Bussières scored a goal and added three assists in a 6-1 win. Saturday, against the PEI Rocket, he recorded another goal, allowing his team to post another 6-1 win. Sunday, Bussières was just as dynamic, helping the Drakkar finish the week with yet a third victory in a 6-2 triumph against the Acadie-Bathurst Titan. He scored a goal with 20 seconds remaining in the first period and added a pass in the beginning of the third. Raphaël Bussières has registered 7 goals, 6 assists for a total of 13 points and a +/- of +10 this season. It’s worth nothing that his team sits atop the QMJHL’s overall standings.

Jérôme Gauthier-Leduc is the second star of the week after having collected 2 goals and 4 assists for a total of 6 points in two games. The 6’01 Rimouski Océanic defenseman recorded two assists versus the Moncton Wildcats in a 7-2 win. Last night, against the Drummondville Voltigeurs, he scored two goals and added two assists in a 6-1 victory. In 4 games this season, he has collected 4 goals, 7 assists for a total of 11 points and a +/- of +2, better than 2 points per game.

Charles Hudon, the Chicoutimi Saguenéens left-winger, is the third star with 3 goals and 3 assists. Wednesday, he scored 1 goal early in the first period against the Drummondville Voltigeurs as well as the tying goal with 3 seconds left on the clock at the end of the game forcing the teams to go into overtime. Then, versus the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, Hudon opened the scoring at 2:55 of the first period and contributed an assist in a 3-2 victory. He also added an assist, last night, against the PEI Rocket. In all, he has collected 6 goals, 10 assists for a total of 16 points and a +/- of +4 this season. The Saguenéens have collected 4 points in their last 3 games.