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Fantasy Summary

A prototypical QMJHL shutdown defenseman. Lacks vision and offensive tools, but could develop into a penalty-killing, third-pair blue-liner.


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July 2024- Utah Hockey Club drafted Lavoie in the third-round, 89th overall. Keith Duggan

June 2024 — Lavoie is the QMJHL defender to end all QMJHL defenders. He’s the prototype of that league’s usual product. Not the most mobile, not the most skilled, and far from the most intelligent, but you just can’t get past him. His area of influence is massive, with a large wingspan and a long stick that combine very well to make opponents think they’ve got a lane before he closes it in a blink. He’s physical as well, unafraid and even sometimes too eager to throw the body. The lack of vision, awareness and play-selection makes him spend more time in his own zone, which just further pushes him down a path that won’t see him improve his puck skills. He’s destined to be a pure shutdown defender. I’m not sure it’s enough to make him an NHLer, but time will tell. Hadi Kalakeche

Attributes
Fantasy Upside 4.5
NHL Certainty 4.5
Country CAN
Position D
Roster Type Junior
Shoot/Glove Left
Date of Birth March 31, 2006
Height 6‘4”
Weight 225 lbs
Drafted 2024 Round 3; Overall: 89

Stats

 Season Team League GP G A TP PIM      Playoffs GP G A TP PIM 
 2017-2018 Blainville-Boisbriand Jr. ArmadaQC Int PW6 0 00 0|        
 2018-2019 Lanaudière Pionniers M15 AAAQM15AAA1 0 00 0|        
  Lanaudière PionniersQC Int PW6 2 46 4|        
 2019-2020 Lanaudière Pionniers M15 AAA EQM15AAA E23 1 89 10|        
 2020-2021 Lanaudière Pionniers M15 AAA EQM15AAA E0 0 00 0|        
 2021-2022 Collège Esther-Blondin PhénixQM18AAA36 7 1421 6|Playoffs6 2 46
 2022-2023 Cape Breton EaglesQMJHL59 2 1416 26|Playoffs4 0 22
  Canada Black U17WHC-177 1 12 0|        
 2023-2024 Cape Breton EaglesQMJHL65 3 2124 24|Playoffs14 1 23
 2024-2025 Cape Breton EaglesQMJHL- - -- -|        

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