BOUCHERVILLE, Wednesday, August 5, 2009 – The Baie-Comeau Drakkar and the Victoriaville Tigres yesterday made the first deal of the summer.
The Drakkar acquired 19-year-old defenseman Antoine Laperrière (90-07-03), a first round pick in the 2010 CHL Import Draft and a tenth round pick in the 2010 QMJHL Entry Draft from the Tigres for their 2010 CHL Import Draft selection.
Laperrière played in 45 games for the Tigres last year, registering 3 goals and 7 assists.
BOUCHERVILLE, Tuesday, August 4, 2009 – The Acadie-Bathurst Titan and the Val-d’Or Foreurs today made the first deal of the summer.
The Titan acquired left-winger Derek Famulare (89-12-22) from the Foreurs for a fourth round pick in the 2010 QMJHL Entry Draft.
Famulare, a Montreal native, played in 65 games for the Foreurs last season, registering 13 goals and 27 assists.
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