Thursday, January 6, 2011


Alex Lemieux, an 18 year old right winger, has been
acquired by the Montreal Juniors.
It's official. Montreal Juniors GM Pascal Vincent has pulled the trigger on a trade.

Right winger Alex Lemieux, an 18 year old, was picked up from the Halifax Moosehead in exchange for a 3rd round pick in 2012.

Lemieux has scored 3 goals and added 8 assists through 34 games played this season.

He is listed at 5'11" and 194 lbs and has earned 69 penalty minutes so far this season.

Lemieux scored 10 of his 11 points during the first 13 games this season however since the Moosehead fired their coach, Lemieux has earned only 1 point in his last 21 games played. Lemieux wasn't willing to return to Halifax after the Christmas break and was subsequently placed on the trading block.

Yesterday there were three significant trades around the QMJHL:
  • Ex-Montreal Junior winger, P-A Dion (19), was dealt from Cape Breton to Drummondville in exchange for a 1st round draft pick in 2011. 
  • Eric Gelinas (19), one of the top defensemen in the league, was dealt from Chicoutimi to Saint John in exchange for defenseman Guillaume Cloutier (17).
  • Garrett Clarke was traded from Shawinigan to Bathurhst in exchange for a 1st round pick in 2013.
There are many more trade reports floating around....still waiting for official reports. More to come...

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