Off the Post: Blue Jackets Hold Off Flyers, Pierre-Luc Dubois Interview

Off the Post: Blue Jackets Hold Off Flyers, Pierre-Luc Dubois Interview – On Saturday evening, the Columbus Blue Jackets held off the Philadelphia Flyers in a 4-3 win. Pierre-Luc Dubois, Center for the Blue Jackets was a big part of the win. He handed out three assists and finished the night with a +/- of +3. After the game, he had a chance to chat with Russ Cohen.

Off the Post: Blue Jackets Hold Off Flyers, Pierre-Luc Dubois Interview – Player Information

Pierre-Luc Dubois was born in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec in 1998. He began his junior career with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. They drafted him in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2014 QMJHL Entry Draft. In his rookie season for the Screaming Eagles, Dubois was the top-scoring 16-year-old in the league. He was drafted third overall by the Blue Jackets in the 2016 NHL entry draft which happened to fall on his 18th birthday. Dubois appeared in the Blue Jackets development camp as a rookie, but was eventually sent back to Cape Breton.

Dubois would make his NHL debut to start the 2017-18 NHL season. He played in 82 regular season games, and six in the playoffs. In the regular season, he finished with 48 points (20 goals, 28 assists). In the playoffs, he scored four points (two goals, two assists). Dubois scored his first career NHL hat trick on March 29th, 2018 against the Calgary Flames. You can find Pierre-Luc Dubois’ NHL rookie cards in 2017-18 Upper Deck Hockey products including Series 1, Synergy, Artifacts and many more.

Here is a look at some of Dubois’ cards as he talks about Saturday’s win with our own Russ Cohen. You can listen to the Off the Post podcast HERE.

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Russ Cohen

Russ Cohen is an accomplished writer for www.sportsology.info and radio host for the Sportsology Radio Network and covers multiple sports including writing specifically about the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers. He has numerous articles published on NHL.com and other team websites as well as Slam, CSNPhilly.com and FoxSports.com. Some of his articles have appeared in Canadian Sports Collector, Goalie News, New England Hockey Journal, The Hockey News, Beckett Hockey, Blueshirt Bulletin, NHL Publications and he has a monthly column in Center Ice Magazine that is distributed to every amateur hockey rink in the Pennsylvania. Russ has been asked to be a guest on several radio shows as a respected and valued expert on sports and has extensive AM radio experience including Hockey Prospect Radio on NHL Network Radio for the last 14 years, plus TSN 1050 and Sportstalkny WLIE 540 AM.
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