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Alexis Lafrenière

Born:October 11, 2001Draft:2020 Rangers, First Overall
Hometown:Saint-Eustache, QC, CANPosition:Left Wing
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Alexis Lafrenière (born October 11, 2001) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Selected first overall by the Rimouski Océanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) in 2017, he was awarded the QMJHL Rookie of the Year award and was named to the First All-Star team in his rookie season. He was selected first overall by the Rangers in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft.

Lafrenière has represented Canada internationally at the 2018 IIHF World U18 Championships, 2018 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, 2019 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, and the 2020 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships. As the captain of Team Canada’s junior team, Lafrenière led them to a gold medal at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

Alexis Lafreniere New York Rangers
Alexis Lafreniere, New York Rangers (Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)

Alexis Lafrenière Statistics

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Achievements

  • 2017-18 CHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2017-18 QMJHL All-Rookie Team
  • 2017-18 QMJHL First All-Star Team
  • 2017-18 QMJHL Offensive Rookie of the Year (Michel Bergeron Trophy)
  • 2017-18 QMJHL Rookie of the Year
  • 2017-18 U17 Dev Camp Tournament Champion
  • 2017-18 U17 WHC All-Star Team
  • 2017-18 U17 WHC Silver Medal
  • 2018-19 CHL Player of the Year
  • 2018-19 Hlinka Memorial Gold Medal
  • 2018-19 QMJHL First All-Star Team
  • 2018-19 QMJHL Most Valuable Player (Michel Brière Trophy)
  • 2018-19 QMJHL Personality of the Year (Paul Dumont Trophy)
  • 2019-20 CHL Player of the Year
  • 2019-20 QMJHL Best Professional Prospect (Mike Bossy Trophy)
  • 2019-20 QMJHL First All-Star Team
  • 2019-20 QMJHL Most Valuable Player (Michel Brière Trophy)
  • 2019-20 QMJHL Personality of the Year (Paul Dumont Trophy)
  • 2019-20 U20 WJC All-Star Team
  • 2019-20 U20 WJC Best Forward
  • 2019-20 U20 WJC Gold Medal
  • 2019-20 U20 WJC Most Valuable Player

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