04/30/2013 12:00 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 30, 2013
Pirates Sign Mathieu Brisebois to Amateur Tryout Contract
Portland, Maine – Phoenix Coyotes Assistant General Manager and Portland Pirates General Manager Brad Treliving announced today that the Portland Pirates have defenseman Mathieu Brisebois to an Amateur Tryout Contract (ATO).
Brisebois, a 5 foot 11, 180 pound native of Mont St.-Hilaire, had been with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 64 games for Rouyn-Noranda this season, Brisebois scored 19 goals and tallied 54 assists for 73 points to lead all QMJHL defensemen. Brisebois also tallied 3 goals and 12 assists in 14 games during the playoffs. Brisebois started his QMJHL career with the Lewiston MAINEiacs, playing 31 games in Lewiston during the 2009-10 season.
Brisebois was signed to a three year entry-level contract by the Phoenix Coyotes on March 6th, 2013
Tickets are available for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals between the Syracuse Crunch and the Portland Pirates on Thursday, May 2nd by calling the Cumberland County Civic Center Box Office at 207-775-3458.
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