BEAUMONT, Texas – The Texas Wildcatters announced that they have signed free agent forward Chris Fournier and that forward Mark Wires has been recalled to San Antonio of the American Hockey League. Texas is the ECHL affiliate of San Antonio of the AHL and Florida of the National Hockey League.
In 2003-04, the 5-6 and 178-pound Fournier scored 32 points (14g-18a) in 38 games for the University of Alaska-Anchorage. He played four seasons in the United States Hockey League with Lincoln, scoring 238 points (79g-159a) in 217 career regular season games and 23 points (4g-19a) in 32 playoff games.
In his first professional season, Wires had eight points (3g-5a) in 36 games with the Wildcatters.