Spectators return to the Videotron Center for the QMJHL Finals

Spectators return to the Videotron Center for the QMJHL Finals

After an entire season played behind closed doors, LHJMQ Take advantage of the first deconfinement measures that went into effect ahead of time for Saturday afternoon, match number 2 of the final series.

As the circuit continues its activities in the controlled environment of Quebec until the end of the playoffs, despite the elimination of repartees, the Videotron Center will once again vibrate under the cries of supporters. The final is an appointment with the winners of Tuesday night’s game between Val-d’Or Foreurs island from Charlottetown and the Victoriaville Tigers.

The amphitheater is divided into eight sections

While a large amphitheater across Quebec will have an audience cap of 2,500 as of Friday, LHJMQ This figure had to be revised slightly downwards to get the green light from public health.

This is because the crowd must be divided into groups of up to 250 spectators, each with its own section, its own entrance and its own toilet. In Videotron Centre, only eight such segments can be created, explains the spokesperson LHJMQ, Maxime Blauin.

Nevertheless, spectators in attendance will certainly be excited to be able to attend a hockey game. Especially since the Forces field many players from the Quebec region, including captain Jacob Pelletier.

The Pelletier clan is ready to celebrate

I find him amazing because it’s been over a year since we last saw him in person on the ice. i can’t wait in simonac, launches Mario Pelletier explicitly about his son.

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Pelletiers, who lives in Neufchatel, and his extended family have filled the stands at the Videotron Center during Jacob’s matches against Remparts in recent years. The family also traveled to the four corners of Quebec and the Maritimes to attend meetings in person.

Foreurs captain Jacob Pelletier will play his last career QMJHL game in front of him.

Photo: QMJHL, Jonathan Roy

A tradition made impossible by the pandemic. The father does not hide that he had a hard time not attending the sport of his son in a Canadian uniform this winter at the World Junior Championships in Edmonton.

This is a trip we had planned as a family. Not being able to be there for him was the hardest part, he told.

Never mind, Mario Pelletier already promises a Videotron hub that Foreurs. vibrating in the colors of While the first round pick the flames Calgary will probably play its last junior career game.

Jacob wants to win the Presidents Cup and I’m not sure the other team will get a chance.

With information from Jean-Philippe Martin

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