The night from Sunday to Monday was short for Samuel Poulin. Even if he expected it, the transaction sending him to Val-d’Or created quite a mixture of emotions in him. The former captain of the Sherbrooke Phoenix says he is ready for a new challenge, but admits to leaving behind lasting memories.
“I didn’t sleep much last night! Poulin warns from the start, the day after the exchange. Normal: arrived in Sherbrooke at 16, Samuel Poulin left the Phoenix at the age of 19, with a heavy heart, to play his last season in the QMJHL in a new uniform before possibly making the jump to the professionals.