EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – The Edmundston Blizzard kicked off the always busy January transaction period with a deal with the Campbellton Tigers. The Blizzard got goalkeeper Marc-Antoine Bérubé-Jalbert in return for midget player Jack Dickie.
The Blizzard had to complete this trade due to the departure of goalkeeper Ewan MacDonald.
Bérubé-Jalbert will share the task with Antoine Lyonnais who is having a great season with the Blizzard.
Jalbert turned 19 in December and played 8 games with the Tigers last season, posting a very good 2.53 goals against average and a .918 save percentage. He also defended the colors of the Quebec Remparts of the QMJHL in two games, maintaining a GAA of 2.36. He also played 6 games last season with the Valleyfield Braves of the QJAAAHL posting an average of 4.82. Jalbert played two full seasons with Collège Notre-Dame in the midget AAA ranks in Québec. He was Remparts’ 10th round pick (171st overall) in the QMJHL draft in June 2017.
Jack Dickie is a 16-year-old defenseman who currently plays for the Saint John Vito’s of the NBPEIMMHL. His record shows 4 goals and 14 assists in 24 games.
Ewan MacDonald stayed two seasons with the Blizzard, playing in 31 games and posting 14 wins, 10 losses, 4 overtime losses and 1 shootout defeat. He maintained an average of 3.29.
The Blizzard begins the second part of its calendar on Friday, January 3rd by visiting the Tigers. The game starts at 7 pm in Campbellton.
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Marc-Antoine Bérubé-Jalbert. Photo courtesy of the Valleyfield Braves
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Contact: Hugues Chiasson, vice-president communications – The Edmundston Blizzard; (506) 740-0623 – cell phone