CONFIRMED: Tigres, Saguenéens swap players


The Victoriaville Tigres have traded forward Antoine Marcoux to the Chicoutimi Saguenéens for defenceman Anthony Gingras.

The trade was made official by the league today.

Marcoux, 18, appeared in 68 games for the Tigres last season scoring 15 goals and 14 assists for 29 points. The six-foot centre was selected by Victoriaville in the 10th round of the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft. A native of Chesterville, Que., Marcoux is eligible for the upcoming NHL Entry Draft.

Gingras, who turns 20 in September, split last season with the Saguenéens and Acadie-Bathurst Titan. The Lévis, Que. native totalled 10 points in 69 games with Chicoutimi and Acadie-Bathurst. Gingras was originally drafted by the Québec Remparts in 2011. He spent two seasons with the Remparts before moving on Acadie-Bathurst.

The 2015 QMJHL Entry Draft gets underway at 11 a.m. AST tomorrow in Sherbrooke, Que.