Third season as a Griffin…Third year pro…Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by Detroit, 11/9/10…Assigned by Detroit, 9/26/11…Recalled by Detroit, 4/16/12…Assigned by Detroit, 9/14/12...Assigned by Detroit, 9/23/13...Reassigned to Toledo (ECHL) by Detroit, 11/20/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/16/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 12/21/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 12/21/13...Reassigned to Toledo by Detroit, 12/28/13...Reassigned from Toledo by Detroit, 1/14/14.
: Won the Calder Cup with the Griffins…Recorded 12 points (4-8—12) and a career-high 60 penalty minutes in 64 games during his second professional season…Skated in 14 Calder Cup playoff games, notching one assist…Served a six-game suspension for his role in a bench-clearing brawl at Rockford, 1/23/13-2/6/13…Appeared in his 100th game as a Griffin, 2/9/13 at Oklahoma City…Had a career-high three-game point streak, 3/3/13-3/9/13…Picked up points in five of seven games, 3/3/13-3/17/13…Set a new career-high in penalty minutes with 15 on 3/28/13 at San Antonio.2011-12
: Served as a “black ace” with Detroit during the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs…Tallied 16 points (5-11—16) in 62 games in his first professional season…Made his professional debut, 10/8/11 at Rockford, and recorded scored his first professional goal against the same team on 11/9/11…Scored goals in back-to-back games, 11/9/11-11/11/11…Posted a three-point night (1-2—3) and was named first star, 12/2/11 vs. Toronto…Tied for the fifth-best shootout percentage in franchise history by capitalizing on two of three attempts (0.667), including a shootout-winning goal on 3/20/11 at San Antonio…Notched six points (1-5—6) in a six-game stretch, 1/17/12-2/12/12. 2010-11
: Limited to just 35 appearances for the QMJHL’s Montreal Juniors due to injury…Produced 25 points (13-12—25) during the regular season…Scored at just under a point-per-game pace before injury (11-9—20 in 21 games)…Skated in all 10 playoff games for Montreal, finishing third on the team with five goals (5-1—6)…Represented the QMJHL in Canada-Russia Subway Super Series…Was a teammate of current Griffin Trevor Parkes. 2009-10
: Recorded 33 points (15-18—33) in 66 games with the Juniors in draft season…Ranked among team leaders with 15 goals (T5th), 69 PIM (4th) and 124 hits (1st)…Scored a goal for Team Cherry in the 2010 CHL Top Prospects Game. 2008-09: Played in 65 games for Montreal as a 16-year-old rookie, chipping in 22 points (10-12—22).
: Lives in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec…Has two older sisters …His father, Pierre, played in the NHL from 1980-85 for Quebec and Detroit and won a Calder Cup with the Adirondack Red Wings in 1986…Best friends in hockey are Phil Lefebvre and Pierre-Olivier Morin…Greatest hockey memory is winning the Calder Cup with the Griffins…Began playing hockey at the age of four…Hockey nickname is Lou the Shoe…Hockey idol as a youth was Joe Sakic…Greatest influence on his hockey career is his father, because he played hockey and knows what it takes to succeed…Interested in finance or business after his playing career…First job was selling used golf balls…Greatest personal obstacle he’s overcome was dealing with injuries resulting from a growth spurt that saw him grow eight inches in four years…Favorite charitable cause is helping sick children…Most exciting place he’s visited is Paris…If he could trade occupations for one day, he would be a tennis or golf pro…Also speaks French…Played golf and tennis growing up…Favorite food is steak and lobster…Favorite music artist is Drake…Favorite movie is Gladiator
and Maurice Richard
…Favorite TV show is Entourage
…Favorite web site is YouTube…Favorite book is The Golfer and the Millionaire
by Mark Fisher…Enjoys watching golf and playing video games.