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Physically imposing defender with impressive mobility for his size. Still a raw prospect but he features an extremely intriguing toolkit.


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May 2022 – A former first-round pick in the QMJHL draft, Lamoureux took a step forward in his second season with Drummondville. He was able to impose his will on the opposition more regularly and netted 24 points through 54 games while playing heavy minutes for the Voltigeurs.

Lamoureux is a physical monster, standing at 6-7 and weighing close to 200 pounds. He puts that massive frame to good use and consistently finishes his checks with authority. When defending the rush, he uses his large wingspan to maintain a tight gap and direct players to the outside where he is always eager to drive attacking forwards into the boards. He is equally imposing when defending the net-front or battling for pucks down low in the defensive zone as he combines strong physical play with a good stick to break up plays or box out opponents. Lamoureux isn’t just some hulking bruiser, however, and he displays impressive mobility for a player his size. While there is still room for improvement in terms of body control as he continues to mature physically, he can shake forecheckers with quick fakes or changes of direction and he knows how to use his large frame to protect the puck. Lamoureux will occasionally push the pace by attempting to skate the puck up ice or by firing a long pass but he isn’t an offensive driver from the back end. He does control the offensive blue line fairly well and he has a heavy shot, so there may be some untapped upside there. Still a raw prospect who will have to improve his ability to make plays under pressure as he climbs the ranks, Lamoureux’s combination of size, physicality, and mobility is sure to have teams salivating ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft. Nick Richard

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 7.0
NHL Certainty 8.0
Country CAN
Position D
Roster Type Draft Eligible
Shoot/Glove Right
Date of Birth January 13, 2004
Height 6‘7”
Weight 198 lbs
Drafted No

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2013-2014 Montréal Ice StormBrick Invitational6 0 11 6|Playoffs1 1 01
 2016-2017 Blainville-Boisbriand Jr. ArmadaQC Int PW2 0 11 2|        
 2017-2018 Nord Sélects M15 AAAQM15AAA27 1 34 20|        
 2018-2019 Eastern Ontario Wild U15 AAAHEO U1526 5 1621 48|Playoffs8 1 56 28 
  Hawkesbury Hawks U18 AAAHEO U182 0 00 2|Playoffs1 0 00
  Eastern Ontario Wild U15 AAAOHF Bantam AAA8 1 34 14|        
  Pro Hockey Selects U15 WSI U155 0 22 12|        
 2019-2020 Jonquière ÉlitesQM18AAA38 2 1214 54|        
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