Trois-Rivières Draveurs (LNAH)

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Trois-Rivières Draveurs
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City Trois-Rivières, Quebec
League LNAH
Founded2004
Home arena Colisée de Trois-Rivières
ColoursOrange, navy blue, white
   
Owner(s)Étienne Boileau, Ian Quint, Chris and Alex Karambatsos
General managerÉtienne Boileau
Head coach Alain Côté  [ fr ]
Franchise history
1996–2001Pont-Rouge Grand Portneuf
2001–2004Pont-Rouge Caron & Guay
2004–2013Trois-Rivières Caron & Guay
2013–2014Trois-Rivières Vikings
2014–2017Trois-Rivières Blizzard
2017–2018Trois-Rivières Draveurs
Championships
Playoff championships1 (2007–08)

The Trois-Rivières Draveurs (French: Les Draveurs de Trois-Rivières) were an ice hockey team based in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. The team was part of the Ligue Nord-Américaine de Hockey (LNAH) and played at the Colisée de Trois-Rivières.

The team started in Pont-Rouge, Quebec in 1996–97 as the Pont-Rouge Grand Portneuf and became the Pont-Rouge Caron & Guay in 2001–02 before moving to Trois-Rivières in 2004–05.

The team was known as the Trois-Rivières Caron & Guay until the 2013–14 season when the team name was changed to the Trois-Rivières Vikings. Before the 2014–15 season, the name was changed again, to the Trois-Rivières Blizzard. In July 2017, it was announced that the club had been renamed to Trois-Rivières Draveurs following a change in ownership. [1] The new name was taken from the former major junior ice hockey team which competed in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League from 1973 to 1992. [1] The new ownership had its membership revoked from the LNAH after one season. [2]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Hockey : les Draveurs de Trois-Rivières vont renaître de leurs cendres" (in French). Radio-Canada. 2017-07-15. Retrieved 2017-05-23.
  2. "Mise à jour sur la situation à Trois-Rivières" (in French). LNAH. 1 June 2018.