With their only pick of the fourth round, the Lightning again opted to select a forward, this time a relatively unheralded but productive center out of the QMJHL that the organization must think very highly of:

FW Cedric Paquette




Height, Weight

6’0″, 190


8/13/1993 in Gaspe, QC


101st Overall in 2012 by


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 Season Team League GP GAA SVS%      Playoffs GP GAA SVS%
 2010-2011 Saint-Hyacinthe Gaulois QMAAA25 3.06 .903|Playoffs4 3.40 .893
 2011-2012 Saint-Hyacinthe Gaulois QMAAA19 2.13 .923|      
  Baie-Comeau DrakkarQMJHL19 3.05 .898|Playoffs8 4.60 .866
 2012-2013 Baie-Comeau DrakkarQMJHL50 2.74 .892|Playoffs18 2.27 .914
 2013-2014 Baie-Comeau DrakkarQMJHL52 2.36 .916|Playoffs22 2.28 .914
 2014-2015 Baie-Comeau DrakkarQMJHL63 3.20 .901|Playoffs12 2.87 .914
 2015-2016 Norfolk AdmiralsECHL4 6.58 .820|      
  Shawinigan CataractesQMJHL25 2.66 .914|Playoffs21 2.98 .906
 2016-2017 Concordia Univ.USports23 2.70 .916|Playoffs6 1.85 .931

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Written by Michael Gallimore

Michael was born, raised and still lives in the Tampa area. His coverage of the Tampa Bay Lightning, the NHL and hockey in general appears at Bolt Statistics (which he founded) and Bolt Prospects (as a staff writer). His analysis and opinions have also been featured at Raw Charge and as part of a “Blogger Roundtable” on the Lightning’s official site.

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