IceCaps Sign Defenceman Blain

St. John’s IceCaps Media Release

ST. JOHN’S, NL (July 8, 2016) – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed defenceman Jeremie Blain to a one-year American Hockey League (AHL) contract.

The 24-year-old, Longueuil, QC native split last season between the AHL’s Chicago Wolves and the Brampton Beast of the ECHL. The six-foot-three, 200-pounder had three points (all goals) in 16 games with the Wolves and two goals and 24 points in 34 contests with the Beast.

Blain has skated for various ECHL and AHL teams since graduating from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2012. He was selected in the fourth round (91st overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.