Chicago Wolves Sign Former Chiefs Center Deveaux

CHICAGO – The Chicago Wolves of the American Hockey League announced that they have signed former Johnstown Chiefs center Andre Deveaux.

The Gwinnett Gladiators are the ECHL affiliate of the Wolves of the AHL and the Atlanta Thrashers of the National Hockey League.

The 23 year old had 14 points (6g-8a) and 51 penalty minutes in 21 games for Johnstown in 2006-07 while also playing in the AHL where he had three points (1g-2a) and eight penalty minutes in eight games with Springfield. He was acquired by Atlanta and assigned to Chicago on Feb. 1 and had eight points (4g-4a) and 105 penalty minutes in 28 regular season games and five points (3g-2a) and 48 penalty minutes in 14 playoff games.

Selected in the sixth round (182nd overall) by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, the 6-foot-4 and 220-pound forward had 11 points (4g-7a) in 11 regular season games and two points (1g-1a) and two penalty minutes in five Kelly Cup Playoff games for Johnstown in 2005-06 while also playing in the AHL where he had 11 points (6g-5a) and 135 penalty minutes in 59 games for Springfield.