Salmon Kings Sign Rookie Thibeault

VICTORIA, British Columbia – The Victoria Salmon Kings announced that they have signed rookie center Martin Thibeault.

The Salmon Kings are the ECHL affiliate of the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League and the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League.

The 20 year old played the last four years in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he had 98 points (42g-56a) and 133 penalty minutes in 196 regular season games and eight points (5g-3a) and eight penalty minutes in 25 playoff games for Val-d’Or.

The 5-foot-9 and 168-pound forward had career highs with 25 goals, 36 assists and 61 points in 70 regular season games in 2006-07, and scored five points (4g-1a) in 20 playoff games to help Val-D’Or reach the QMJHL finals.

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