Palm Beach, FL. (June 27, 2017) Goaltender Tomi Gagnon pursues his career in USA with the Palm Beach Hawks for the 2017-18 season. The 2000 originally from Longueil, Quebec is excited to join the Hawks of Southern Florida.
Tomi Gagnon is a French Canadian, born December of 2000 in Longueuil, Qc. Sanding at 6’ & 170 lbs, with the reputation as a ‘very athletic goalie who likes to play the puck away from the net. In his 2015-2016 season, Tomi finished first among all the goalies in the LHPS league with 0,923% saves, playing with the College de Lévi’s Commandeurs, assisting his team in winning two prestigious tournaments at Eaglebrook, USA, and in Peterborough, Canada. During the 2016-2017 season, Tomi played for Ulysse Academy’s Under 17 AAA team. He had a great season and captured the Mat Darche Cup MVP honor, also named MVP at the Bardown first game in Toronto, Canada. He was invited to the LHJMQ Challenge in April and the Montreal Meltdown. At 16 years old, Tomi decided to join the USPHL, he is proud and anxious for next season with the Palm Beach Hawks.
Coach Frenchy: “Tomi is the first goaltender from the Province of Quebec to be in the pipes for the Hawks. The first time I saw him was last May at Pierrefonds for a showcase. I was very impressed by his aggressive behavior inside the net. He likes gambling and play’s the puck. For his young age, Tomi has great future in front of him. I know he is hungry for more and brings a very good work ethic. The fact he has 4 more years as a Junior he will be able to play Tiers II in the next two years. Our staff is elated to have him inside our hockey club. Tomi has the desire to learn and passion for the game, he will be a great asset. I’m very lucky to have this opportunity in having him with us, and the chance to coach him”.
Welcome to the Hawks TOMI!!!
Hockey in Paradise!
The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL.com), which operates in 20 of the 50 United States, is the Nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league. The league is comprised of 171 teams representing 61 organizations. Players in the USPHL are 8 to 21 years of age. During the previous season, the USPHL had over 300 players advance to the collegiate level; even more advanced to other levels of the game, establishing the USPHL as the foremost producer of player advancement in the United States.
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