Swift-skating center Tristan Poissant, who registered 22 dreams and 22 assists in fifty-nine games for the Cornwall Colts of the Central Canada Hockey League this season, has verbally devoted to waiting the University of Maine on a hockey scholarship.
Poissant will be a part of the UMaine application for the 2020-2021 season.
Five of UMaine’s top nine forwards had been juniors this season and one, co-captain Chase Pearson, has already signed with the Detroit Red Wings and began his pro profession.
Poissant visited UMaine for the Black Bears’ 6-0 victory over Boston University on Seniors Night in advance this month.
“It changed into an extraordinary enjoy,” Poissant said. “The lovers, the hockey, everything. It blew my mind.”
He said he also preferred the education body of workers, the gamers and having an possibility to play in Hockey East.
The 6-foot-1, one hundred eighty-pound Poissant turned into also recruited by way of ECAC and Atlantic Hockey colleges.
Poissant stated Hockey East is an up-tempo, skating league and this is the fashion he loves to play.
“You have time to make performs,” he said.
“I’ve been coaching for 15 years, and he is the quickest man I’ve ever coached,” Cornwall proprietor, standard supervisor, and head teach Ian MacInnis stated. “He can indeed fly. He is a fantastic skater.
“He is an offensive man who has a knack across the internet and may make performs,” MacInnis brought.
He stated Poissant is a dedicated athlete who works tough to enhance.
The 18-year-vintage native of Les Coteaux, Quebec, said he isn’t specific in which he’ll play next season and desires to improve his protective play and his choice-making with the p.C.
“He’ll do all the stuff he needs to do to get prepared for Maine,” said MacInnis who used Poissant in all situations.