Hockey player in the QMJHL
Zachary Bolduc is a 17 years old hockey player born in Bécancour, a city near Trois-Rivières (in the province of Québec).At age 3 his father put him in his first skates on an outside rink in his home town. That is when his passion for hockey started. Since then, you can’t separate him from his skates and hockey stick. Being an athlete is in his soul, he played baseball and won a silver medal in the 2016 U13Canadian Baseball Championship in London, Ontario.
Zachary plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) for the Rimouski Océanic. Passionate about hockey, he has the desire of always improving is hockey skills and knowledge of the game. His hockey IQ, his stick handling and his passion for the game make him a talented player to keep an eye on.
He started the 2019-2020 hockey season with the Sioux City Musketeers in the United States Hockey League (USHL). After 2 games, he decided to come back to play for the Rimouski Oceanic whom had previously drafted him 14th overall in the 1st round of the 2019 QMJHL draft. Zachary had a tremendous first season as a rookie producing 30 goals and 22 assist, for a total of 52 points in 55 games. His incredible first season was cut short due to the COVID-19 Pandemic which abruptly shut down the league’s activity.
Due to his remarkable first season he was the winner of the prestigious 2019-2020 Michel Bergeron Trophy “Offensive Rookie of the Year” and theQMJHL“2019–2020 Rookie of the Year Trophy . He shares this title with NHL players and former players of the Rimouski Océanic like Sidney Crosby ,Vincent Lecavalier and his teammate, Alexis Lafrenière.
Zachary est éligible pour le repêchage 2021 de la LNH.