The Americans are the ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League and the San Jose Barracuda of the American Hockey League.
The Dallas native played in 58 games last year with the Americans, scoring 16 points (2g-14a) and posting a +15 for the regular season. He also saw action in eight games during the Kelly Cup Playoffs. Descoteaux began his pro career at the end of the 2013-14 season, notching three points (1g-2a) in 11 games with Gwinnett.
Prior to turning pro, Descoteaux played four seasons at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he had 35 points (12g-23a)in 139 career games. His best numbers came in his senior year, when he tallied 18 points (5g-13a) in 36 games.