Saturday, October 17, 2009

QMJHL confirms trades of Ritter and Avtsin

Press Release

BOUCHERVILLE, Friday, October 16, 2009 – The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League confirmed a few trades on Friday. The Shawinigan Cataractes acquired winger Toni Ritter (90-02-06) from the Montreal Juniors for a seventh round pick in 2010.

Ritter has four points in nine games so far this season.

Moreover, the Quebec Remparts sent Alexander Avtsin (91-03-19), a fourth round pick of the Montreal Canadiens in last June’s draft, and a second round pick in the 2010 CHL Import Draft to the Montreal Juniors for a first round selection in the 2010 CHL Import Draft.

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