Gold Miners’ Marcoux commits to ACHA’s West Virginia University

KIRKLAND LAKE, Ont. – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Kirkland Lake Goldminers announced Saturday that forward Camille Marcoux has committed to attend school and play for the West Virginia University Mountaineers men’s hockey program.

Hailing from the Newfoundland/Labrador community of Goose Bay, the 20-year-old Marcoux spent three seasons in the NOJHL with Kirkland Lake.

Despite a shortened run due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that cut back the number games throughout the league, he still managed to collect 31 goals and add 26 assists in 79 contests.

Of his tally total, eight came on the power play, while adding four more when his team was shorthanded, as well as notching a four-pack of game-winners.

“The WVU Mountaineers are getting a smart, hard-working, 200-foot player, whose tenacity is contagious,” offered Gold Miners head coach Kyle Smart.

Marcoux becomes the second graduating Kirkland Lake player to earned an ACHA D1 commitment, joining teammate Lucas Renzoni, who previously committed to Ohio University, where he will skate for the Bobcats program.

Photo courtesy Kirkland Lake Gold Miners