Maxim Noreau (D)
Lake Erie Monsters
2013-14: Tallied 24 points (8g/16a) in 35 games while serving as an alternate captain with Ambri-Piotta in Switzerland (NLA)…His eight goals were tied for the most in the league by a defenseman…Also appeared in four playoff games with Ambri-Piotta…Participated in two games and scored a goal at the Spengler Cup as an alternate captain with Team Canada. 2012-13: Skated in 45 games with Ambri-Piotta in Switzerland…Led all league defensemen with 35 points and 25 assists…Added four points (1g/3a) in five games during the relegation playoffs…Won the Spengler Cup as a member of Team Canada along with Avalanche forward Matt Duchene. 2011-12: Had 30 points (7g/23a) in 44 games during his first season with Ambri-Piotta in Switzerland…Named to the NLA All-Star Team…Recorded nine points (1g/8a) in 13 relegation-playoff contests. 2010-11: Played five games with the Minnesota Wild late in the season…Was named to the AHL First All-Star Team with the Houston Aeros…Led all Houston defensemen and finished tied for third among league blueliners with 54 points (10g/44a) in 76 games…Added 12 points (2g/10a) in 24 playoff games as the Aeros advanced to the Calder Cup Final…Competed in the AHL All-Star Game. 2009-10: Appeared in one game for the Minnesota Wild, making his NHL debut on April 8 at Calgary…Was named to the AHL Second All-Star Team after recording 52 points (18g/34a) in 76 games for Houston…Finished tied for second among league defensemen in goals and tied for fourth in points. 2008-09: Signed with Minnesota as a free agent during the summer on May 22, 2008…Spent the entire season with Houston (AHL), recording 39 points (14g/25a) in 77 regular-season games and 11 points (4g/7a) in 20 playoff contests…Led all Aeros defensemen in scoring during the regular season and postseason. 2007-08: Skated in 50 games with the Houston Aeros of the AHL, tallying 16 points (8g/8a)…Saw action in five postseason contests for the Aeros…Also appeared in two games with the Texas Wildcatters of the ECHL, recording three assists. 2006-07: Tallied 70 points (17g/53a) in 69 games with Victoriaville as the team captain…Contributed three points (2g/1a) in six playoff contests. 2005-06: Recorded 65 points (22g/43a) and 116 penalty minutes in 69 games with Victoriaville…Added six points (2g/4a) in five postseason games. 2004-05: Compiled 13 points (5g/8a) in 65 games during his first junior season with Victoriaville…Also appeared in seven playoff games.