BOUCHERVILLE, Thursday, August 20, 2009 – Now that training camps across the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League have opened, the start of the 2009-10 pre-season is just around the corner.
Three games are on the schedule for the first night of pre-season action: The Cape Breton Screaming Eagles visit the Tim Hortons 4-Plex to take on the Moncton Wildcats, the Chicoutimi Saguenéens host the Baie-Comeau Drakkar at the Georges-Vézina Centre and the Shawinigan Cataractes take on the Montreal Juniors at the Colisée Jean-Béliveau in Longueuil.
The defending President Cup-champion Drummondville Voltigeurs open up their new campaign by battling the Lewiston MAINEiacs at the Marcel-Dionne Centre on Saturday.
Of note, the pre-season comes to a close on Sunday, September 6.
To consult the 2009-10 pre-season schedule, simply click on the link below.
(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)