Chabot completed a four-year Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) career in 2008-09, winning the league’s Guy Carbonneau Trophy, given to the QMJHL’s top defensive forward, as a member of the Gatineau Olympiques. In 67 games, the 6-1, 196-pound Chabot scored 33 goals and added 43 assists for 76 points, while serving 70 minutes in penalties and posting a +14 plus/minus rating. The Quebec City native tied for second on the Gatineau club in goals and finished third on the team in points and assists. In the 2009 postseason, Chabot tied for the Gatineau team lead in goals and finished tied for second in points, with seven goals and six assists for 13 points in 10 games.
In 2007-08, Chabot scored 38 goals in 70 regular-season games (38-19-57) for Gatineau, tying for the team goal-scoring lead, and added 14-8-22 in 19 postseason outings, as the Olympiques captured the QMJHL title and earned a trip to the Memorial Cup. Chabot also went to the Memorial Cup in 2005-06, his first full QMJHL season, with the Moncton Wildcats, who advanced all the way to the final game of the tournament before losing to the Quebec Remparts.
In 269 career QMJHL games with Moncton and Gatineau, Chabot, 21, totaled 108 goals and 102 assists for 210 points, along with 230 PIM.
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