The Star Phoenix defender Jeremy Roy will head Blainville-Boisbriand and will join the Armada. In return, Sherbrooke finds his first-round pick in 2017 sold in the transaction involving the player 20 years Nathanael Halbert and another first round pick and a second-round selection.
Recall that the CEO Jocelyn Thibault had also obtained a 7th round pick in 2016 while sending Blainville-Boisbriand veteran defender Alexis Vanier. The latter immediately headed to Charlottetown against a fifth-round pick by the Islanders offered little before the closing of the trading period.
According to information obtained, but which have not been confirmed by the Phoenix or the Armada, the other first round pick would be obtained in 2018 and the second round selection in 2016. Everything should be offcialisé draft pick in 2016 presented June 4 in Charlottetown.
Drafted in the first round by the Phoenix in 2013, fourth in total, Jérémy Roy was not spared by injuries during his last two seasons. What has also prevented from becoming a potential member of the latest edition of the junior hockey team in Canada. Jérémy Roy missed the end of the season and the playoffs because of a leg pain.
18 years, Roy has amassed 121 points in 155 parties during his three seasons in Sherbrooke.
The 2nd round pick of the San Jose Sharks in June 2015 will have played six playoff games with the Phoenix, in which he had a goal and four assists last year against the Charlottetown Islanders.
The Sherbrooke organization did not deny the news, but refused to comment for now.