Morrison, Ouellet back with Bulls
SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Bulls, ECHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, announced that forwards Jordan Morrison and Dean Ouellet have agreed to terms with the club for the 2013-14 season.
Morrison, 26, is back for his second season with the Bulls, after finishing third on the team in scoring in 2012-13 with 41 points (16g-25a) in 70 games. The Uxbridge, Ontario native has totaled 205 points (74g-131a) in 276 career ECHL games with Texas, Wheeling, Johnstown, Florida, Ontario and San Francisco. Selected in the seventh round (222nd overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Morrison also suited up in 2008-09 with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL, earning an assist in seven games. Prior to turning pro, Morrison skated two seasons for Dalhousie University of Canadian Interuniversity Sport, leading the team in points both seasons. With Peterborough of the Ontario Hockey League, he totaled 191 points (75g-116a) in 259 games over four seasons.
Ouellet, 26, made his pro debut with the Bulls in 2012-13, earning a berth in the ECHL All-Star Game. The native of Edmunston, New Brunswick was also named the Bulls Most Valuable Player, producing 52 points (24g-28a) in 66 games. Ouellet finished second in the ECHL among rookies in goals and tied for third in points and also earned a call-up with the AHL's Hamilton Bulldogs, appearing in five games. Prior to joining the Bulls, Ouellet led the University of Moncton in scoring, totaling 30 points (13g-17a) in 2010-11 and 34 points (6g-28a) in 2011-12. Before Moncton, Ouellet was a leader for Cape Breton of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, captaining the team in 2007-08 and serving as alternate captain in 2006-07. In four seasons in the QMJHL, Ouellet registered 258 points (107g-151a) in 250 games.