Michel Brière Memorial Trophy

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The Michel Brière Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the Most Valuable Player in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. It is named for former QMJHL and NHL player Michel Brière, who was killed in a car crash.

There is another trophy with the same name in honor of the same player awarded by the Pittsburgh Penguins organization to their Rookie of the Year, titled the Michel Brière Rookie of the Year Award.


Players listed in bold also won the CHL Player of the Year.

Season Player Team
2020–21 Cédric Desruisseaux Charlottetown Islanders
2019–20 Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic
2018–19 Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic
2017–18 Alex Barré-Boulet Blainville-Boisbriand Armada
2016–17 Vitalii Abramov Gatineau Olympiques
2015–16 Francis Perron Rouyn-Noranda Huskies
2014–15 Conor Garland[1] Moncton Wildcats
2013–14 Anthony Mantha[2] Val-d'Or Foreurs
2012–13 Jonathan Drouin[3] Halifax Mooseheads
2011–12 Yanni Gourde[4] Victoriaville Tigres
2010–11 Sean Couturier[5] Drummondville Voltigeurs
2009–10 Mike Hoffman Saint John Sea Dogs
2008–09 Nicola Riopel Moncton Wildcats
2007–08 Francis Paré Chicoutimi Saguenéens
2006–07 Mathieu Perreault Acadie–Bathurst Titan
2005–06 Alexander Radulov Quebec Remparts
2004–05 Sidney Crosby Rimouski Océanic
2003–04 Sidney Crosby Rimouski Océanic
2002–03 Joël Perrault Baie-Comeau Drakkar
2001–02 Pierre-Marc Bouchard Chicoutimi Saguenéens
2000–01 Simon Gamache Val-d'Or Foreurs
1999–2000 Brad Richards Rimouski Océanic
1998–99 Mathieu Chouinard Shawinigan Cataractes
1997–98 Ramzi Abid Chicoutimi Saguenéens
1996–97 Daniel Corso Victoriaville Tigres
1995–96 Christian Dubé Sherbrooke Faucons
1994–95 Frederic Chartier Laval Titan Collège Français
1993–94 Emmanuel Fernandez Laval Titan
1992–93 Jocelyn Thibault Sherbrooke Faucons
1991–92 Charles Poulin Saint-Hyacinthe Laser
1990–91 Yanic Perreault Trois-Rivières Draveurs
1989–90 Andrew McKim Hull Olympiques
1988–89 Stephane Morin Chicoutimi Saguenéens
1987–88 Marc Saumier Hull Olympiques
1986–87 Robert Desjardins Longueuil Chevaliers
1985–86 Guy Rouleau Hull Olympiques
1984–85 Daniel Berthiaume Chicoutimi Saguenéens
1983–84 Mario Lemieux Laval Voisins
1982–83 Pat LaFontaine Verdun Juniors
1981–82 John Chabot Sherbrooke Castors
1980–81 Dale Hawerchuk Cornwall Royals
1979–80 Denis Savard Montreal Juniors
1978–79 Pierre Lacroix Trois-Rivières Draveurs
1977–78 Kevin Reeves Montreal Juniors
1976–77 Lucien Deblois Sorel Éperviers
1975–76 Peter Marsh Sherbrooke Castors
1974–75 Mario Viens Cornwall Royals
1973–74 Gary MacGregor Cornwall Royals
1972–73 Andre Savard Québec Remparts


  1. ^ http://theqmjhl.ca/the-golden-puck-awards-an-unforgettable-evening-2/
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-04-07. Retrieved 2014-04-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://theqmjhl.ca/article/the-golden-puck-awards-an-unforgettable-evening/141967
  4. ^ http://www.theqmjhl.ca/article/the-golden-puck-awards-recognition-of-excellence/120398
  5. ^ https://www.tsn.ca/chl/story/?id=361132

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