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Lions hire Éric Bélanger as head-coach

Tuesday, June 15th
Lions hire Éric Bélanger as head-coach

Trois-Rivières (June 15, 2021) - The Trois-Rivières Lions are proud to announce the hiring of Éric Bélanger as Head Coach.

“Eric Bélanger embodies the philosophy of the Lions. Quebec-born, full of potential and motivation, which are essential characteristics to lead us to a Kelly Cup Championship. Eric has had an accomplished career as a player and I believe that experience will serve him well as he moves to the next level as our head coach. We are very pleased to be able to proceed with his hiring today.”- Marc-André Bergeron, General Manager of the Lions

In two seasons with the Lévis Chevaliers of the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League, Bélanger earned a record of 27 wins and 8 losses. He also held a winning record with the Québec Typhon Midget Espoir in 2017-18 (23 wins, 5 losses, 6 ties). Bélanger was named among the finalists for the 2019-20 Coach of the Year trophy in the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League in addition to winning a championship with the Typhoon Midget Espoir in 2018-19.

Other achievements:

2019 - Bronze medal at the Quebec Games U15

2017-18 - Dodge Cup finalist with Typhon Midget Espoir

2015-16 - Regional finalist with the Jr Florida Panthers

In the NHL, Eric Bélanger collected 358 points in 820 games with the Kings, Hurricanes, Thrashers, Wild, Capitals, Coyotes, and Oilers.

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