06/18/2015 2:20 PM
Photo by Greg Hamil
Article By: Nate Haeni
Rockford, Ill. – The Rockford IceHogs, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the 2015 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks, announced on Thursday that forward Pierre-Cedric Labrie has agreed to terms on an AHL contract for the 2015-16 season.
Labrie, 28, recorded nine goals, seven assists and 113 penalty minutes in 60 regular season games during his first season with the IceHogs in 2014-15. In eight games during the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs, the winger chipped in an assist and ranked second on the club with 28 PIMs. The Baie-Comeau, Quebec native provided veteran leadership in the Hogs’ locker room throughout the season as he served as one of the team’s alternate captains.
The veteran forward has appeared in 46 career National Hockey League games, all with the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2011-2014. In 448 career AHL games between the Manitoba Moose, Norfolk Admirals, Peoria Rivermen, Syracuse Crunch and Rockford, Labrie has registered 141 points (61g-80a) and 835 PIMs.
The 28 year-old also added 12 points (5g, 7a) in 49 career AHL postseason games between Norfolk, Manitoba and Rockford, including nine points (5g, 4a) in 18 contests during Norfolk’s 2012 Calder Cup-winning playoff run.
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