The Shawinigan Cataractes made the final selection of players for the 2020-2021 edition. Thus, five recruits landed a position, namely Anthony Di Cesare, Lorenzo Canonica and Angus Booth, as well as the two Trifluviens Anthony Bédard and Isaac Ménard.
In contrast, four players were cut off. The journeys of William Cummings, Olivier Beaudoin, Marek Doucet and goalkeeper Olivier Leclair have come to an end.
The team also traded defenseman Marc-Antoine Mercier to the Baie-Comeau Drakkar for a sixth-round pick in 2022.
Antoine Coulombe (18) and Charles-Antoine Lavallée (18).
Pierre-Olivier Bourgeois (19), Philippe Blanchet (18), Angus Booth (16), Isaac Ménard (16), Félix-Olivier Chouinard (19), Marc-Antoine Pépin (19), Tyson Hinds (17) and Leon Denny (20).
Jérémy Martin (19), Olivier Nadeau (17), Mavrik Bourque (18), Matthew MacDonald (17), Kirill Nizhnikov (20), William Veillette (18), Anthony Di Cesare (17), Charles Beaudoin (18), Anthony Bédard (17), Xavier Cormier (19), Vasily Ponomarev (18), Lorenzo Canonica (17) and Xavier Bourgault (18).
The next preparatory game will take place on Sunday, September 13, in Quebec City, against the Remparts. The first duel of the regular season is scheduled for October 2, in Chicoutimi, against the Saguenéens.