BEAUMONT, Texas – The Texas Wildcatters announced that they have signed ECHL All-Star center Nicolas Corbeil.
Selected in the third round (88th overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 22-year-old represented Mississippi at the 2005 ECHL All-Star Game, registering an assist on the game’s first goal.
The 5-foot-11 and 177-pound Corbeil had 26 points (13g-26a) in 53 games with Mississippi before being traded to San Diego where he had two points (1g-1a) in 13 games. He also played in the American Hockey League with Hershey scoring one goal in three games.
In his first professional season in 2003-04, the 21-year-old Corbeil scored 24 points (9g-15a) in 31 games with Pee Dee of the ECHL while also playing one game in the AHL with Norfolk.