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End of 2002
     
Season Ends for Icecats
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Unfortunately, the 2001/2002 Icecats season ends early with an overtime loss to Manitoba. Marc concluded the playoffs with 2 goals and 2 assists. His 4 points tied teammate Darren Rumble for the 3 game Team Point Lead, Series Point Lead, and AHL Playoff Point Lead. Marc was involved in the dissallowed goal which should have counted in the final game. The referee blew the call and it cost the Icecats a trip to the next round. Marc was looking forward to establishing personal playoff highs.

 
Marc Achieves Goals
At the beginning of the 2001/2002 season, Marc set his sites to be relatively injury free, 30 goals and over 50 points. Marc accomplished all his goals with no serious injuries. He scored his 30 goals and 55 points. He also tied for second in the league for power play goals with 14 and established a new Icecat high in that category. Marc was 4th in the AHL for shots on goal with 295 shots. His 30 goals was the highest of any left winger in the AHL. Marcs +14 was 4th on the Icecats for +/-.
His 3 unassisted goals is a team high this season. His 5 game winning goals was 1 off the team high. His 4 first goals was 2 short of the team high. The 55 total points was 4th on his team. Marc received the Icecats Most Improved Player award. He came back from a surgery filled last season, to set his personal Icecat high in season points . This was Marcs final year of his Blues contract and he looks forward to negotiations for his new contract and training at Holly Cross this summer.
Blues call up Marc
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Marc and Justin Papineau are called up to join Eric Boguniecki, Reinhard Divis and Barret Jackman for the St. Louis Blues 2002 playoff run. Though they don't get to practice much with the Blues players, it is considered an honour to be called up and a sign of a season well done by these players. Marc is looking forward to next seasons St. Louis Blues training camp where his life long goal to make the NHL will be tested. Many people expect Marc to accomplish his goal next season.

 

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