The President Cup final between the Charlottetown Islanders and the Shawinigan Cataractes will be dedicated to the memory of Guy Lafleur, who died this spring of lung cancer.
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This is what the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (LHJMQ) announced Thursday, two days before the first match.
To highlight the passion and dedication of the Démon blond, the Courteau circuit has brought to the fore a new logo for the final where Lafleur's name and the number 4 he wore with the Quebec Remparts are highlighted. . Players and officials will also wear a crest with this image on their jerseys.
After being laid in state at the Bell Center on May 1 and 2, Lafleur was the subject of a state funeral at Marie-Reine-du-Monde Cathedral on May 3.