MONTREAL – Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced
today the signing of free agent forward Stefan Fournier to a three-year
contract (2013-14 to 2015-16).
In 66 games with the QMJHL’s Halifax Mooseheads in 2012-13, Fournier
collected 72 points (35 goals, 37 assists). He led his team with 100
penalty minutes and maintained a +17 plus/minus differential. He added
29 points (16 goals, 13 assists) in 17 playoff contests. The 6’03’’ and
212 lbs forward helped Halifax capture the Memorial Cup with three
points (1 goal, 2 assists) in four games during the tournament held in
Saskatoon in last May.
Fournier, 21, registered 212 points (101 goals, 111 assists) in 289
contests during his junior stint from 2008-09 to 2012-13. He served 337
penalty minutes and displayed a +27 plus/minus differential. He suited
up for the Acadie-Bathurst Titan, Lewiston MAINEiacs, Victoriaville
Tigres and Mooseheads.
A native of Dorval, Quebec, Fournier takes currently part in his first Canadiens’ development camp.
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)