Apr 26, 2019

The St. Louis Jr. Blues are proud to celebrate the multiple members of the 2018-19 squad who were honored with NA3HL league and division awards this week.

  • Mikaël Foucher, Goaltender: The native of St-Hubert, Quebec took home the most honors, being named NA3HL Rookie of the Year and NA3HL/Vaughn Goalie of the Year. In his first junior season, Foucher posted a mark of 24-5-2, leading the league in goaltender wins. He also notched a 2.24 goals against average, .920 save percentage, and four shutouts. Foucher, who also recorded two wins for the Central Division team at the 2019 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament, also was named Rookie and Goalie of the Year for the Central Division. Finally, he was a member of the 1stAll-NA3HL, 1stAll-Rookie, and 1stAll-Central Division teams.
  • Matt Monreal, Forward: Monreal was named to both the 1stAll-NA3HL and 1stAll-Central Division teams. The Wauwatosa, Wisc. native posted stellar numbers all year long, with 71 points (32 G, 39 A) in the regular season and seven points (4 G, 3 A) in the Fraser Cup Playoffs. He has committed to play NCAA Division II hockey next year at Southern New Hampshire.
  • Hunter Muzzillo, Defenseman:The Capron, Ill. native was named 2ndTeam All-NA3HL and 1stTeam All-Central Division. In 44 regular-season games, he netted 10 goals and added 21 assists, and finished with a plus-minus rating of +26. He also suited up in all seven playoff games for the Jr. Blues, recording two assists. He will also be playing college hockey next year, at UNLV in ACHA Division I.
  • Joey Boccardi, Defenseman:Boccardi picked up the Central Division’s Academic Achievement Award, given to the high-school aged player who excelled both in hockey and in the classroom. On the ice, the St. Louis native scored three goals and 20 assists in 43 games, with a +40 rating, and played for the Central Division team at the 2019 NA3HL Top Prospects Tournament. Off it, he recorded a 3.5 GPA at St John Vianney High School in Kirkwood, Mo., one of the area’s top high schools.

“We’re incredibly happy to see our players recognized for both their play on the ice and actions off of it,” said Jr. Blues head coach Chris Flaugher. “This just goes to show the commitment to excellence the Jr. Blues have shown as a program throughout the years.”