Gourde, Marcoux, Régimbald named QMJHL three stars of the month of March

By League Press Release

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.