BOUCHERVILLE, Que. ó National Hockey League players Daniel Briere, Jean-Sebastien Giguere and Ian Laperriere are part of the ownership group that recently purchased the Montreal Juniors, the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday.
It was announced last week that the team had been purchased by a group headed by former NHL defenceman and current RDS television analyst Joel Bouchard and that several members of the group were NHL players.
The team will relocate to Boisbriand, Que., just north of Montreal, for the 2011-12 season.
Last season, the Juniors finished first in the leagueís Telus Division, but lost in the second round of the playoffs to the Lewiston Maineiacs.