If you take a look at how competitive they are and where they currently rank in the standings you would never think the organization made a conscientious decision to give up a significant amount of talent to go younger at the trade deadline.
Moncton traded away two of their most valuable assets when they sent a pair of 19-year-old defencemen to a couple of teams that are fighting it out in the Telus East Division.
Brandon Gormley was sent to the Shawinigan Cataractes for the QMJHL rights to Michael Matheson and six draft picks. Tampa Bay Lightning prospect Daniel Milan was dealt to the Victoriaville Tigres for two skaters.
The Wildcats also moved fourth-year forward Olivier D'Aoust to the Gatineau Olympiques for a third-round pick in this year's QMJHL draft.
"We traded away two defenceman that have NHL contracts and a veteran forward to go with a younger team," said Moncton head coach Danny Flynn.
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