Number 16 is having his named heard more and more in the 2014-15 season with the Halifax Mooseheads. Vince Watt played 43 games last season, scoring three goals and earning eight points. This season Watt is well on his way to dominating his second year in the CHL, already scoring five goals with seven points in 12 games. From Ormstown, Quebec, he was drafted by Halifax in the fourth round of the 2013 QMJHL draft, picked 57th overall. Determined to provide a bigger role after learning the ropes as a rookie, he earned himself another spot on the roster in training camp and hasn’t looked back since.
"“I think I have a lot to prove and I think I can really surprise people like the fans and coaches. Last year I did my role as a rookie and this year I’m looking to make a bigger impact with the team.”"
Vince started his career with the West Island Royals Bantam AA team, then the Lac St-Louis Lions contributing 35 points and 52 PIMs in the 2012-13 season. He was one of the few players that the Mooseheads drafted from the Lac St-Louis, the same team that Jonathan Drouin played for. Watts first goal came in a 9-2 win over the Acadie-Bathurst Titan and contributes a lot of his success to the support of his parents. Moving away from Montreal was not easy but turned out to be right decision, saying his favorite thing about Halifax is the fans, who are quickly adding him to their favorite lists as well.
"“I think we’re going to be very good because we’ve got some great players coming back, and some excellent prospects coming in, so I think we can surprise the league.”"
This 18 year old LW is on track to having a excellent season in the QMJHL, stepping up and providing a key role with the team. The player who had a Halifax newspaper write a article about his “mullet for the ages”, will have all eyes on him waiting for his next exciting goal. He plays a physical game and will be back at the Scotiabank Centre, when they play at home next on October 29th against the Charlottetown Islanders.