QMJHL players to participate in Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup


The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League will be represented when the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup opens on Monday in Breclav, Czech Republic, and Bratislava, Slovakia.

Six Quebec Major Junior Hockey League players will participate in this year’s tournament including Antoine Crête-Belzile (Canada/Blainville-Boisbriand), Maxime Comtois (Canada/Victoriaville), Joseph Veleno (Canada/Saint John), Saku Vesterinen (Finland/Charlottetown), Simon Le Coultre (Switzerland/Moncton) and Nico Hischier (Switzerland/Halifax).

The Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup will take place Aug. 8-13.