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  Valerie Chouinard

Valerie Chouinard

Player Profile


Matane, Quebec

High School:
Montreal Axion - NWHL





2007-08: Assistant captain...Patty Kazmaier Award nominee...second on the team in goals (16) and points (50) and first in assists (34)...tied for first in power play goals (10) and tied for second in game-winning (3) and shorthanded (1) goals...17 multiple-point games and two multiple-goal including a hat trick against Boston University October 12...had 4 assists Quinnipiac January 26... played for Team Canada at European Air Canada Cup in January and selected as an alternate for Team Canada at Women's World Championships in China in April...Second Team All-Conference...CHA Offensive POTW October 15...tied for 5th in the conference in points (16), tied for third in assists (13), tied for second in shorthanded goals (1) and tied for fourth in game-winners (1)..ended 3rd year with team as all-time leader in points (155) and power play goals (34)...she is second in career goals (7) and assists (85)...CHA All-Academic Team...nationally tied-for-11th in points per game (1.35), tied-for-fifth in assists per game (0.92), tied-for-seventh in power-play goals (10).

2006-07: All-USCHO Second Team... first nationally in power play goals with 17, 8th in points-per-game (1.54), 10th in goals-per-game (0.80), and 16th in assists-per-game (0.74)... played in 35 games...2nd on team in goals, 3rd in assists, and 2nd in points...led team in power play goals (17) and moved into first place all-time with 24...CHA First Team...CHA All-Tournament Team...CHA All-Academic Offensive Player of the Week October 3...17 multiple-point games and 9 multiple-goal games...had at least one point in 26 games, including 7-game scoring streak...hat trick at Wayne State January 12...five-point games at Maine October 1 and against Niagara February 3...2nd in CHA in points, goals, and power play goals and tied for 2nd in game-winning goals...6th in CHA in assists...member of Canada's Under-22 Team at the 2007 European Air Canada Cup

2005-06: Played in 35 games...led Mercyhurst in goals with 26, assists with 25 and points with power play goals also led team, as did six game-winners and two game-tying goals...eight power play assists were third on team...led team with 195 shots...scored a hat trick in CHA semifinals against Robert Morris and also scored two goals in CHA Championship against multi-goal games and six multi-assist games...three assists against Cornell on 2/24 and against Robert Morris on 12/10....two-time CHA Offensive Player of the Week and four-time Rookie of the Week...CHA Rookie and Player of the Year...First Team All-CHA and All-Rookie Team...CHA Tournament MVP...Easton Three-Star Player of the Rookie of the Second Team...CHA All-Academic Team

Before Mercyhurst: Member of the under 18 Team Quebec that won the silver medal at the Trois-Rivieres Championship in 2001 and the Canada Winter games in 2003 ... spent the 2004-05 season playing for the Montreal Axion of the NWHL, playing in 37 games with 10 goals and 13 assists.

Personal: Majoring in business management...daughter of Denis Chouinard and Louise St-Laurent.

OFFENSE GP G A Pts Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG 2006................ 35 26 25 51 195 .133 17-34 +22 7 0 6 2007................ 35 28 26 54 208 .135 12-24 +31 17 2 2 2008............... 37 16 34 50 221 .072 5-10 +19 10 1 3 TOTAL............... 107 70 85 155 624 .134 34-68 +72 34 3 11


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