ESTERO, Fla. – The Florida Everblades announced that the team has agreed to terms with center Alexandre Lavoie for the 2014-15 season.
The Everblades are the ECHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes and Tampa Bay Lightning of the National Hockey League and the Charlotte Checkers and Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League.
Lavoie, 21, joins the Everblades after posting 76 points (25g-51a) in 60 regular-season games with the Allen Americans of the Central Hockey League last season. In addition, he helped lead Allen to a President’s Cup Championship last spring registering seven points (2g-5a) in 15 playoff appearances. Lavoie also scored one goal in seven games played with the Oklahoma City Barons of the American Hockey League.
Lavoie spent the majority his junior career playing for the Chicoutimi Sagueneens of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The 5-10, 170-pound center posted 115 regular season points (47g-68a), and six playoff points (3g-3a) during his time with Chicoutimi between 2008-12.
Lavoie played for the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles of the QMJHL during the 2011-12 season and the beginning of the 2012-13 season, totaling 82 points (34g-48a). Lavoie spent the latter part of the 2012-13 season playing for the Rimouski Oceanic of the QMJHL where he played in 26 games and posted 47 points (17g-30a).