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Blizzard obtains goalkeeper Marc-Antoine Bérubé-Jalbert

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.

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