MAINEiacs Acquire Maxime Gratchev from RimouskiAugust 29, 2008 - Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) - Lewiston MAINEiacs
"Max is a very versatile skater who can be used in any situation. He will give us a punch out front on offence" said Coach Harding.
Gratchev is a Massachusetts native who was born in Russia. He was drafted by the Québec Remparts in the 2nd round 19th overall in the 2004 QMJHL entry draft. In 39 games with Rimouski last season, Gratchev had 9 goals and 20 assists. In 2007, he was drafted by the New York Islanders in the 4th round, 106th overall in the 2007 NHL entry draft. Gratchev is expected to join the team at camp on Saturday.
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