Ten days before the start of the playoffs, the Quebec Lombards learned some very bad news on Tuesday. Due to an elbow injury, they have to work for at least one month with the help of captain Thomas Caron.
Roy recalled: “If it can be resolved by arthroscopy, it may take a month, but if it is forced to open it, it may be a very long period.” to make up for this absence.
Caron is a 20-year-old veteran who obviously will not travel to Baie-Comeau. On Wednesday and Thursday after the regular season, the team will face Draka at the end of the regular season. (Rrakouski) and Rimouski (Rimouski) Oceania.
Considering that the Spring Waltz will start qualifying (5 of 3) from April 8th, until April 16th, Caron may have completed his last lap in the junior hockey game in a way he didn’t know, this Of course he didn’t expect it. His teammates hope to prevent this nightmare situation from happening at all costs.
“Whether on the ice or in the locker room, he is a very good leader. It is a pity that a character man like him has to miss a few weeks. He will stay close to us, I I think this will further motivate us. Forward James Malatesta said that we will play for him.
At Roy’s request, Caron will remain in the team and continue to serve as captain, even if he is not wearing skates. In 30 games, the Candiac has accumulated 12 goals and 10 assists for a total of 22 points.
“We will bring him close to the’coach’. He has been our good leader all season, but unfortunately, this happened to him at the age of 20. He is compassionate and ready to enter the playoffs. Of course. , This is the harm that hurts us, especially the harm from our leaders.
Back to Gaudi, he was a fourth-round pick in the last draft. Due to the pandemic’s inactivity on the Midget AAA Tour, the 17-year-old has not played this season, but he scored 19 points in 42 games last year.
On Tuesday, he is still waiting for the third negative result of the COVID-19 screening test in order to be able to formally integrate Remparts’ environment. Beginning in 2020, the 13th round will be selected by Gabriel Pelchat of the Gauls of Saint-Hyacinthe. From Monday, with Hugo · With the long absence of Hugo Audette (knee), he will join the formation.
“We are very happy to have achieved this. He is a 16-year-old player [NDLR: en âge de hockey] Gaudí’s Roy commented that this is part of the team’s future plans. We will have two 16-year-olds joining the team. It will be interesting to see the development they have, even if they are not playing games, because they have already practiced a lot of skills in the team. “