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Victoriaville Tigres

The Victoriaville Tigres are a junior ice hockey team that plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The team is based in Victoriaville, Quebec, Canada. The team plays its home games at the Colisée Desjardins.

Victoriaville Tigres
Tigres de Victoriaville
Victoriaville Tigres.svg
CityVictoriaville, Quebec
LeagueQuebec Major Junior Hockey League
DivisionTelus East
Founded1982
Home arenaColisée Desjardins
ColoursYellow, white and black
              
General managerKevin Cloutier
Head coachLouis Robitaille
Championships2002 QMJHL Champions
Websitewww.tigresvictoriaville.com
Franchise history
1982–1987Longueuil Chevaliers
1987–presentVictoriaville Tigres

HistoryEdit

The franchise was granted for the 1982–83 season in Longueuil, Quebec, where they were known as the Longueuil Chevaliers. In 1987, the team moved to Victoriaville by owner, Gilles Lupien.[1] The Tigres won the President's Cup in 2002 and went to the 2002 Memorial Cup finals, which they lost to the Kootenay Ice.

NHL alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morissette, Mario (2018-06-01). "Gilles Courteau réplique à Gilles Lupien". TVA Sports (in French). Retrieved 2018-09-12.

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