Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators
Felix Girard
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FelixGirard
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 185
BIRTHDATE: 05/09/1994
AGE: 20
BIRTHPLACE: Quebec, QC, CAN
DRAFTED: NSH: 2013-95 overall
CAREER NOTES: Expected to play his first professional season in 2014-15 after signing a three-year entry-level contract on April 15, 2014… Won the Guy Carbonneau trophy as the QMJHL’s best defensive forward for the second consecutive season in 2013-14... Led the QMJHL in face-off efficiency (64.5 percent) and finished second in draws won (843) in 2013-14... One of two QMJHL players ranked among the league's Top 20 in both penalty minutes (130) and plus/minus rating (+30) while posting at least 40 points (11g-32a-43pts) in 2013-14… Served as Baie-Comeau’s captain for the second straight season in 2013-14, helping it win the QMJHL regular season title and reach Game Seven of the President’s Trophy Final… Posted points (3g-3a-6pts) in six of seven games during the 2014 QMJHL Final… Led all skaters in the 2014 postseason in face-off wins (339) and ranked second in both face-off efficiency (61.2 percent) and penalty minutes (43)… The final forward cut from Team Canada’s 2014 World Junior Championship camp… Helped Team QMJHL beat Russia by scores of 3-2 and 4-3 in the opening games of the Subway Super Series on Nov. 18 and 20, 2013… Recipient of the Guy Carbonneau Trophy as the QMJHL's top defensive forward in 2012-13... Led the QMJHL in face-off winning percentage in 2012-13 (63.8 percent), while also averaging more than a point per game (58gp, 23g-38a-61pts)... Captained Baie-Comeau to the President's Cup Final in 2013, ranking second in face-off wins (237) while tying for sixth among all skaters in postseason plus/minus rating (+13)… Ranked fourth in the QMJHL in face-off efficiency (58.2 percent), and fifth in face-off wins (742) in 2011-12... Helped Canada earn bronze at the 2012 Under-18 World Championship, scoring a goal in five games played… Played his rookie QMJHL season in 2010-11 with Baie-Comeau after being drafted 35th overall (second round) by the club in the 2010 QMJHL Entry Draft... Played for Team Quebec at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, posting four points (2g-2a) in six games.