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Meet the 2020-21 Cape Breton Eagles

Ryan Francis 
Birthplace: Beaver Bank, N.S.
Age: 18 (turning 19 on Dec. 2)
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 176
Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)
Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 61 – Goals: 24 – Assists: 48 – Points: 72
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The Cape Breton Eagles will open the 2020-21 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League regular season Friday night when they host the Halifax Mooseheads at 7 p.m. at Centre 200 in Sydney.

Here's a look at the team: 


Goaltenders

William Grimard

Birthplace: Wotton, Que.

Age: 19

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 185

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Record: 14-12-1-0 – 3.64 goals-against-average - .895 save percentage


Nicolas Ruccia

Birthplace: Laval, Que.

Age: 16

Height: 6'

Weight: 155

Last Team: Laval-Montreal (QMAAAHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Record: 14-6-0-0 – 2.54 goals-against-average - .903 save percentage


Defencemen

François-James Buteau

Birthplace: Blainville, Que.

Age: 16

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 185

Last Team: Esther-Blondin (QMAAAHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 34 – Goals: 2 – Assists: 5 – Points: 7


Jarrett Baker

Birthplace: Black Rock, N.S.

Age: 20

Height: 6’

Weight: 206

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 59 – Goals: 6 – Assists: 33 – Points: 39


Nathan Larose

Birthplace: Mirabel, Que.

Age: 20

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 194

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 51 – Goals: 17 – Assists: 20 – Points: 37


Zach Welsh

Birthplace: Halifax, N.S.

Age: 17

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 191

Last Team: Truro (MHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 44 – Goals: 0 – Assists: 4 – Points: 4


Jérémy Langlois

Birthplace: Quebec City, Que.

Age: 17

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 174

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 50 – Goals: 0 – Assists: 7 – Points: 7


Jacob Squires

Birthplace: Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Age: 17

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 177

Last Team: Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 52 – Goals: 0 – Assists: 3 – Points: 3


Logan Kelly-Murphy

Birthplace: China Point, P.E.I.

Age: 19

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 178

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 52 – Goals: 1 – Assists: 7 – Points: 8


Forwards

Connor Trenholm

Birthplace: Cole Harbour, N.S.

Age: 17

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 191

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 54 – Goals: 0 – Assists: 7 – Points: 7


Émile Hegarty-Aubin

Birthplace: Chambly, Que.

Age: 19

Height: 6’

Weight: 179

Last Team: Gatineau (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 56 – Goals: 13 – Assists: 7 – Points: 20


Jack Campbell

Birthplace: Souris, P.E.I.

Age: 17

Height: 5’8”

Weight: 160

Last Team: Drummondville (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 54 – Goals: 1 – Assists: 2 – Points: 3


Félix Lafrance

Birthplace: Saint-Eustache, Que.

Age: 19

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 167

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 63 – Goals: 18 – Assists: 27 – Points: 45


Shawn Element

Birthplace: Victoriaville, Que.

Age: 20

Height: 6’

Weight: 192

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 61 – Goals: 38 – Assists: 24 – Points: 62


Cole Fraser

Birthplace: Quispamsis, N.B.

Age: 19

Height: 6’6”

Weight: 224

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 31 – Goals: 1 – Assists: 1 – Points: 2


Lucas Canning

Birthplace: New Glasgow, N.S.

Age: 16

Height: 6’00”

Weight: 195

Last Team: Weeks Major Midgets (NSMMHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 34 – Goals: 30 – Assists: 8 – Points: 38


Davis Cooper

Birthplace: Halifax, N.S.

Age: 17

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 188

Last Team: Halifax McDonald’s (NSMMHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 35 – Goals: 18 – Assists: 18 – Points: 36


Liam Kidney

Birthplace: Enfield, N.S.

Age: 19

Height: 6’00”

Weight: 183

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 63 – Goals: 9 – Assists: 15 – Points: 24


Jacob Santerre

Birthplace: Cowansville, Que.

Age: 17

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 192

Last Team: Gatineau (QMAAAHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 41 – Goals: 15 – Assists: 10 – Points: 25


Logan Camp

Birthplace: Bedford, N.S.

Age: 18

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 175

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 26 – Goals: 2 – Assists: 2 – Points: 4


Ryan Francis

Birthplace: Beaver Bank, N.S.

Age: 18 (turning 19 on Dec. 2)

Height: 5’9”

Weight: 176

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 61 – Goals: 24 – Assists: 48 – Points: 72


Ivan Ivan

Birthplace: Ostrava, Czech Republic

Age: 18

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 171

Last Team: Cape Breton (QMJHL)

Last Year’s Stats: Games Played: 62 – Goals: 11 – Assists: 11 – Points: 22


Mikhail Nizovkin

Birthplace: Moskva, Russia

Age: 17

Height: 5’10”

Weight: 163

Last Team: Vityaz Podolsk (under-17 and under-18)

Last Year’s Stats: Under-17: Games Played: 25 – Goals: 21 – Assists: 23 – Points: 44 – Under-18 – Games Played: 12 – Goals: 16 – Assists: 18 – Points: 34

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