QMJHL hands out Golden Puck Awards

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League took a break from the playoffs on Wednesday to hand out its 'Golden Puck Awards' in Quebec City.

Twelve of the most deserving players of 2018-19 season were honoured while five new members were inducted intothe QMJHL Hall of Fame.

François Allaire, Robert Murray, Jean-Jacques Daigneault, Stéphane Fiset and Mario Tremblay were among the QMJHL's Hall of Fame Class of 2019.

Golden Puck Award recipients include:

Jean-Béliveau Trophy - Top scorer:  Peter Abbandonato, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies;

Rookie of the Year:  Jordan Spence, Moncton Wildcats;

Paul-Dumont Trophy - Personality of the year:  Alexis Lafrenière, Rimouski Océanic;
 
Ron-Lapointe Trophy - Coach of the Year:  Mario Pouliot, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies;
 
Michael-Bossy Trophy - Top Professional Prospect:  Raphaël Lavoie, Halifax Mooseheads;

Humanitarian Trophy:  Charle-Édouard D'Astous, Rimouski Océanic;

Maurice-Filion Trophy - General Manager of the Year:  Mario Pouliot, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies;

Frank-J.-Selke - Most sportsmanlike and efficient player:  Peter Abbandonato, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies;

Jacques-Plante Trophy - Goaltender with the best goals-against-average:  Samuel Harvey, Rouyn-Noranda Huskies;

Émile-Bouchard Trophy - Defenseman of the Year:  Charle-Édouard D'Astous, Rimouski Océanic;

Marcel-Robert Trophy - Scholastic Player of the Year:  Matthew Welsh, Charlottetown Islanders;

Michel-Brière Trophy - Most Valuable Player:  Alexis Lafrenière, Rimouski Océanic;

All-Star Teams
 
1st All-Star Team 

Samuel Harvey - Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Charle-Édouard D'Astous - Rimouski Océanic
Noah Dobson - Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
Alexis Lafrenière - Rimouski Océanic
Joseph Veleno - Drummondville Voltigeurs
Peter Abbandonato - Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
 
2nd All-Star Team

Tristan Côté-Cazenave - Victoriaville Tigres
Nicolas Beaudin - Drummondville Voltigeurs
Jared McIsaac - Halifax Mooseheads
Ivan Chekhovich - Baie-Comeau Drakkar
Samuel Asselin - Halifax Mooseheads 
Jimmy Huntington - Rimouski Océanic
 
Rookie All-Star Team

Fabio Iacobo - Victoriaville Tigres
Jordan Spence - Moncton Wildcats
Lukas Cormier - Charlottetown Islanders
Hendrix Lapierre - Chicoutimi Saguenéens
Egor Serdyuk -Victoriaville Tigres
Mikhail Abramov - Victoriaville Tigres 

The second round of the QMJHL playoffs gets underway on Friday.