Habs Audette Named to QMJHL Subway Series Roster

Daniel Audette (Photo by La Presse)
Daniel Audette (Photo by La Presse)
Daniel Audette (Photo by La Presse)

MONTREAL, QC. — Earlier today, the QMJHL announced their roster for the upcoming CHL vs Russia Subway Super Series. Making the roster is Montreal Canadiens prospect Daniel Audette who plays for the Sherbrooke Phoenix. In the current season, the Phoenix’s Audette has four goals and 10 assists for 14 points in nine games, he has eight penalty minutes meanwhile being a minus-3 so far.

The CHL has been facing off against Russia in a Super Series since 2003, the series was first called the RE/Max Canada-Russia Challenge. Then from 2004 to 2008 it was called the ADT Canada-Russia Challenge. Since then it has had its current name.

Overall since 2003 the CHL has dominated the series, beating Russia a combined 49 to 23 throughout the WHL, OHL and QMJHL. The CHL has scored 289 total goals meanwhile they have given up 188. This series gives organizations, fans and everyone a chance to see some of the top young junior players in the world play against each other.

Daniel Audette:

Montreal Canadiens prospect Daniel Audette has been named to the QMJHL roster for the tournament, Audette is a smaller stature forward who uses his deceptive speed and hands to beat his opponents.

“His bloodlines and elusiveness put the undersized Audette on scout’s radar because of his skill,speed and heart. His skating base, and lower body strength make him strong on the puck and a guy who plays big and is a scoring threat at a moment’s notice. Reads the ice and can handle the puck at his top gear, but also he can go laterally with sharp cuts and stop/starts to get loose. His vision allows him to slip away and act on the room he has made for himself, as he passes the puck extremely well and also works hard in his own end back checking. Looks like a good long term selection who may help a team down the road. “ – Draft year scouting report from Bill Placzek

Audette has only got better this season, he continues to use his very strong passing ability and vision to succeed, Audette has continue to work on his defensive game where he works hard to maintain good positioning to not allow his man to beat him.

QMJHL Roster (With NHL drafted team):


Anthony Richard – Nashville Predators

Joey Ratelle “A” – Undrafted

Clark Bishop “A” – Carolina Hurricanes

Julien Gauthier – 2016 Eligible

Julien Nantel – Colorado Avalanche

Nicolas Aube-Kubel – Philadelphia Flyers

Pierre-Luc Dubois – 2016 Eligible

Jean-Christophe Beaudin – Colorado Avalanche

Francis Perron – Ottawa Senators

Daniel Audette – Montreal Canadiens

Maxim Fortier 2016 Eligible

Nicolas Roy – Carolina Hurricanes

Anthony Beauvillier “A” – New York Islanders


Olivier Leblanc – Columbus Blue Jackets

Thomas Chabot – Ottawa Senators

Alexandre Carrier “C” – Nashville Predators

Jeremy Lauzon – Boston Bruins

Nicolas Meloche – Colorado Avalanche

Gauillaume Brisbois – Vancouver Canucks

Samuel Girard – 2016 Eligible

Jeremy Roy – San Jose Sharks


Mason MacDonald – Calgary Flames

Samuel Montembeault – Florida Panthers


The games will be played on Tuesday, November 17th 2015 at Rouyn-Noranda and on Thursday, November 19th 2015 at Halfax.


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