Syracuse Crunch Sign Defenseman Mathieu Brodeur to PTO
SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse Crunch have signed defenseman Mathieu Brodeur to a professional try-out contract, Crunch general manager Julien BriseBois announced today.
Brodeur, 26, has appeared in 15 games with the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL this season and is tied for the team lead with 19 points (4g, 15a). During the 2015-16 season, the Montreal, Quebec native skated in 70 contests with the Thunder and was the team's top scoring defenseman with 30 points (9g, 21a) and 42 penalty minutes. He also played in two games with the Albany Devils.
The 6-foot-5, 215-pound blueliner has skated in 247 career AHL games with the Devils, Chicago Wolves, Portland Pirates, San Antonio Rampage accumulating 53 points (12g, 41a) and 160 penalty minutes. He has 31 total points (9g, 22a) in 124 contests with the Thunder and Las Vegas Wranglers.
Prior to his professional career, Brodeur skated in 195 games with the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the QMJHL from 2007 to 2010 where he posted 51 points (8g, 43a).
Brodeur was drafted by the Phoenix Coyotes in the third round, 76th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
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