The Michael Bossy Trophy (French:Trophée Michael Bossy) is awarded annually to the player in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League judged to be the best professional prospect. The award is named after former New York Islanders forward Mike Bossy, who played in the QMJHL prior to his Hockey Hall of Fame career.


List of trophy winners:[1]

Season Player QMJHL team NHL Entry Draft NHL draft team
1980–81 Dale Hawerchuk Cornwall Royals 1st 1981 Winnipeg Jets
1981–82 Michel Petit Sherbrooke Castors 11th 1982 Vancouver Canucks
1982–83 Pat LaFontaine Verdun Juniors 3rd 1983 New York Islanders
Sylvain Turgeon Hull Olympiques 2nd 1983 Hartford Whalers
1983–84 Mario Lemieux Laval Voisins 1st 1984 Pittsburgh Penguins
1984–85 José Charbonneau Drummondville Voltigeurs 12th 1985 Montreal Canadiens
1985–86 Jimmy Carson Verdun Junior Canadiens 2nd 1986 Los Angeles Kings
1986–87 Pierre Turgeon Granby Bisons 1st 1987 Buffalo Sabres
1987–88 Daniel Doré Drummondville Voltigeurs 5th 1988 Quebec Nordiques
1988–89 Patrice Brisebois Laval Titan 30th 1989 Montreal Canadiens
1989–90 Karl Dykhuis Hull Olympiques 16th 1990 Chicago Blackhawks
1990–91 Philippe Boucher Granby Bisons 13th 1991 Buffalo Sabres
1991–92 Paul Brousseau Hull Olympiques 28th 1992 Quebec Nordiques
1992–93 Alexandre Daigle Victoriaville Tigres 1st 1993 Ottawa Senators
1993–94 Éric Fichaud Chicoutimi Saguenéens 16th 1994 Toronto Maple Leafs
1994–95 Martin Biron Beauport Harfangs 16th 1995 Buffalo Sabres
1995–96 Jean-Pierre Dumont Val-d'Or Foreurs 3rd 1996 New York Islanders
1996–97 Roberto Luongo Val-d'Or Foreurs 4th 1997 New York Islanders
1997–98 Vincent Lecavalier Rimouski Océanic 1st 1998 Tampa Bay Lightning
1998–99 Maxime Ouellet Quebec Remparts 22nd 1999 Philadelphia Flyers
1999–2000 Antoine Vermette Victoriaville Tigres 55th 2000 Ottawa Senators
2000–01 Ales Hemsky Hull Olympiques 13th 2001 Edmonton Oilers
2001–02 Pierre-Marc Bouchard Chicoutimi Saguenéens 8th 2002 Minnesota Wild
2002–03 Marc-André Fleury Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 1st 2003 Pittsburgh Penguins
2003–04 Alexandre Picard Lewiston MAINEiacs 8th 2004 Columbus Blue Jackets
2004–05 Sidney Crosby Rimouski Océanic 1st 2005 Pittsburgh Penguins
2005–06 Derick Brassard Drummondville Voltigeurs 6th 2006 Columbus Blue Jackets
2006–07 Angelo Esposito Quebec Remparts 20th 2007 Pittsburgh Penguins
2007–08 Mikhail Stefanovich Quebec Remparts 98th 2008 Toronto Maple Leafs
2008–09 Dmitry Kulikov Drummondville Voltigeurs 14th 2009 Florida Panthers
2009–10 Brandon Gormley Moncton Wildcats 13th 2010 Phoenix Coyotes
2010–11 Sean Couturier Drummondville Voltigeurs 8th 2011 Philadelphia Flyers
2011–12 Mikhail Grigorenko Quebec Remparts 12th 2012 Buffalo Sabres
2012–13 Jonathan Drouin Halifax Mooseheads 3rd 2013 Tampa Bay Lightning
2013–14 Nikolaj Ehlers Halifax Mooseheads 9th 2014 Winnipeg Jets
2014–15 Timo Meier Halifax Mooseheads 9th 2015 San Jose Sharks
2015–16 Pierre-Luc Dubois Cape Breton Screaming Eagles 3rd 2016 Columbus Blue Jackets
2016–17 Nico Hischier Halifax Mooseheads 1st 2017 New Jersey Devils
2017–18 Filip Zadina Halifax Mooseheads 6th 2018 Detroit Red Wings
2018–19 Raphaël Lavoie Halifax Mooseheads 38th 2019 Edmonton Oilers
2019–20 Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic 1st 2020 New York Rangers
2020–21 Zachary Bolduc Rimouski Océanic 17th 2021 St. Louis Blues
2021–22 Nathan Gaucher Quebec Remparts 22nd 2022 Anaheim Ducks
2022–23 Ethan Gauthier Sherbrooke Phoenix 37th 2023 Tampa Bay Lightning