Last-minute signing in Montreal : Another defenseman is joining the team

Published July 17, 2023 at 10:59
BY JULIEN TREKKER
Under his role as the general manager of the Laval Rocket, Kent Hughes has just awarded a one-year (two-way) contract to defenseman Christopher Merisier-Ortiz.

The 22-year-old Quebecois spent the past two years in the Pittsburgh Penguins organization, playing for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the AHL and the Wheeling Nailers in the ECHL.

"The Rocket has reached an agreement on the terms of a one-year, two-way contract with defenseman Christopher Merisier-Ortiz." - Laval Rocket




His arrival of will undoubtedly strengthen the defensive depth of the Laval Rocket. This contract provides a great opportunity for the Boisbriand-native defenseman to continue his development within the Montreal Canadiens organization.
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