Former Maineiacs defenseman signs pro contract

Posted by: MBR on Thu Mar 7th, 2013 6:45 am
Former Maineiacs defenseman signs pro contractAnother former Lewiston Maineiacs skater is on his way into the professional ranks.Defenseman Mathieu Brisebois, who had seven assists in 31 games for the Maineiacs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday.The 5-foot, 11-inch, 190-pound Brisebois is enjoying a breakout year for the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the QMJHL this season, collecting 17 goals and 50 assists for 67 points in 58 games so far, tied for best among all defenders in the league. ... ct/1330256