Beast, Blain agree to terms


BRAMPTON, Ontario – The Brampton Beast announced the signing of forward Luc Blain for the 2015-16 season.

The Beast are the ECHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League and the St. John’s IceCaps of the American Hockey League.

Blain returns to North America after spending the past two seasons with Anglet in the France2 league where he served as alternate captain last season and led the league in scoring with 47 points (17g-30a) in 24 games.

Prior to his professional career, Blain played three years in the CIS at the University of Ottawa. Blain had an outstanding rookie year, scoring four goals in his second game of the season and was named CIS athlete of the week his first week playing with the team. Blain recorded 52 points (16g-36a) and broke the CIS rookie record for most points in a single season. The center also finished second in Canada in scoring and was named Rookie of the Year.