Verreault-Paul named McGill - Ye Olde Orchard athlete of the week



MONTREAL - Francis Verreault-Paul of Mashteuiatsh, Que., is the McGill University - Ye Olde Orchard athlete of the week, for the period ending Mar. 25, 2012.


A 5-foot-10, 180-pound forward with the hockey Redmen, he won the Major W.J. 'Danny' McLeod Award as the most valuable player of the CIS men's hockey championship in Fredericton last week. McGill captured their first-ever University Cup title after a 6-3 win over Moncton (Mar. 22), a 4-3 loss to Saskatchewan (Mar. 24) and a 4-3 overtime victory over Western in the gold medal final, Sunday.


The 24-year-old psychology senior scored five points, including three goals, in three contests and was twice named as McGill's player of the game. Prior to enrolling at McGill, he attended College de Chicoutimi while playing junior hockey with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens.


He will receive a gift certificate from Ye Olde Orchard Pub.



Earl Zukerman

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