The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, in association with the Canadian Hockey League, announced today that Sherbrooke Phoenix defenceman, Thomas Grégoire, has been added to Team QMJHL’s roster for Games 5 and 6 of the 2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series, scheduled for Tuesday, November 14 in Charlottetown, and Thursday, November 16 in Moncton.
The 19-year-old defenceman will replace Samuel Girard (Colorado Avalanche), who is currently still in the National Hockey League. Grégoire has registered 2 goals and 14 assists in 19 games with Sherbrooke this season. He was invited to the Colorado Avalanche prospects training camp this summer. In 196 games in the QMJHL, the Sherbrooke native has 15 goals and 90 assists.
2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series Schedule:
Game 1 – Monday November 6 at Moose Jaw, SK: WHL 7, Russia 0 – Game Summary | Highlights
Game 2 – Tuesday November 7 at Swift Current, SK: Russia 4, WHL 3 – Game Summary | Highlights
Game 3 – Thursday November 9 at Owen Sound, ON: Russia 5, OHL 2 – Game Summary | Highlights
Game 4 – Monday November 13 at Sudbury, ON: OHL 4, Russia 2 – Game Summary | Highlights
Game 5 – Tuesday November 14 at Charlottetown, PE (Sportsnet East, Ontario, Pacific, TVA Sports)
Game 6 – Thursday November 16 at Moncton, NB (Sportsnet East, Ontario, Pacific, TVA Sports)
All games of the 2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series will be available online through NeuLion’s CHL streaming platform at http://chl.neulion.com/chl/.
All games of the 2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series will also be broadcast on the NHL Network U.S the following day at 10:00 am Eastern.
The 2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series is supported by title sponsor CIBC, the Official Bank of the CHL, along with associate sponsors Cooper Tires and Sherwin-Williams.
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