Saint John Sea Dogs Director of Hockey Operations Mike Kelly has announced that the team has acquired veteran goaltender Frédéric Piché from the Drummondville Voltigeurs in exchange for a conditional tenth round entry draft pick.
In twenty-two appearances with Drummondville last season, Piché registered a 9-6 record in addition to a G.A.A. of 2.83 and a SV% of 0.857. The 6’1”, 188 lb. net minder also recorded one shutout for the Voltigeurs during the 2009-10 campaign. Originally selected by Acadie-Bathurst in the sixth round (83rd overall) of the 2008 QMJHL Entry Draft, Piché recorded a 4.03 G.A.A. and a 0.894 SV% with the Titan during his rookie season of 2008-09. A native of Val-des-Monts, QC, Piché was traded from Acadie-Bathurst to Drummondville on August 10, 2009 in exchange for a fifth round pick at the 2011 QMJHL Entry Draft.
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