Tuesday, August 11, 2009

QMJHL Trades

Press Release

BOUCHERVILLE, Monday, August 10, 2009 – Two forwards as well as draft picks were the subject of back-to-back trades involving three teams, this afternoon.

The Victoriaville Tigres sent left-winger Maxime Gravel (90-07-09) to the Quebec Remparts for forward Mathieu Loisel (90-02-08) and a sixth round pick in 2010.

The Tigres then flipped Loisel and a sixth round pick in 2011 to the Rimouski Océanic for a fourth round selection in 2011.

Mathieu Loisel took part in 67 games with the Remparts last season, collecting 3 goals and 14 assists while Maxime Gravel registered 9 goals and 14 helpers in 67 contests for the Tigres.

(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at fourniern@students.nescom.edu)

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