IceCaps Sign Defenceman Julien Brouillette to PTO
BLUELINER BECOMES SECOND PLAYER TO SKATE WITH BOTH VERSIONS OF ICECAPS FRANCHISE
St. John’s IceCaps Media Release
ST. JOHN’S, NL – Montreal Canadiens and St. John’s IceCaps General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today the IceCaps have signed defenceman Julien Brouillette to a 25-Game Professional Tryout contract (PTO).
The 29-year-old, Laval, Quebec native spent last season in the Swedish Hockey League and the 2014-15 campaign with the IceCaps – then affiliated with the Winnipeg Jets. Brouillette joins Eddie Pasquale as the only IceCaps to play with both versions of the franchise.
In addition to a lengthy AHL career, the five-foot-11, 185-pounder has also performed in 11 NHL games with the Washington Capitals and Winnipeg Jets.