Tristan Gagnon commits to the Blizzard
EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – The Edmundston Blizzard announces that 20-year-old offensive forward Tristan Gagnon has committed to play for the MHL team for the upcoming season. Gagnon played last season for the Cégep André-Laurendeau Boomerang, a college D1 division team of the Quebec Collegiate Hockey League (QCHL).
A native of Sherbrooke, Gagnon played three seasons with the Boomerang, a team located in Lasalle on the island of Montreal. Overall, he tallied 99 points (41g, 58a) in exactly 100 games. Last year, he totaled 25 points (10g, 15a) in 31 games. He had his best campaign in 2017-18 with 42 points (19g, 23a) in 36 games, earning him the team’s scoring title and the league’s 12th overall.
Gagnon led the Cégep André-Laurendeau to the championship during the 2016-17 and 2017-18 campaigns. He is a right-handed player measuring 5’9 and weighing 165 pounds. He took part in two games in the QMJHL with the Sherbrooke Phoenix in 2016-17. At the conclusion of the final college season, he played in the Quebec AAA Junior Hockey League playoffs with the Granby Inook where he scored one goal in seven games.
He played midget AAA with the Magog Cantonniers, coached by former NHL star goalie, Felix Potvin.