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Fortier joins Swamp Rabbits

Action photo of Maxime Fortier

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Greenville Swamp Rabbits announced forward Maxime Fortier signed with the team ahead of the 2021-22 season.  
Fortier, a Montreal, Quebec native, returns to North America after spending the 2020-21 season in Europe with the Bratislava Capitals in Slovakia and the Manchester Storm in England. Between the two teams, Fortier totaled 31 points (16g-15a) in 50 games.  
Before going overseas, Fortier split the 2018-19 season with Jacksonville and the American Hockey League's Cleveland Monsters. The 23-year-old tallied 25 points (12g-13a) in 24 games with the Icemen while adding five points (1g-4a) in 20 games with Cleveland. He spend the entire 2019-20 season with Cleveland, where he had five points (2g-3a) in 28 contests.
Prior to turning pro, Fortier recorded 270 points (104g-166a) in 263 games with Halifax of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.