Truro adds goalie Chemrouk from OJHL

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The Truro Bearcats are pleased to announce the acquisition of 2003 born goalie, Yacine Chemrouk from the Lindsay Muskies of the Ontario Junior Hockey League in exchange for future considerations.

The product of Montreal, Quebec was a workhorse for the Muskies over last 2 seasons appearing in 56 games while attaining an overall goals against average of 3.13 and save percentage of .907 in one of the most competitive junior leagues in the nation. He was also named his team’s Most Valuable Player for the 2022-2023 season.

Chemrouk is of Algerian descent and this past May had the privilege of representing and leading Algeria to a 5th place finish at the 2023 Arab Games in Kuwait.

Yacine says “I’m really excited to join the Bearcats, I’m ready to compete and win. I can’t wait to get started.”

Bearcats General Manager, Jamie Barbour had this to say on Chemrouk. “We are looking forward to having Yacine play with our program this coming season. He comes highly recommended from a number of our Goaltending Supports. Yacine is eager to join the Truro Bearcats team and to get involved in the Colchester community.

Welcome to Truro, Yacine!