Hubert Labrie (D)
Enters his third professional season in 2013-14. Undrafted, Labrie signed a three-year entry-level contract with Dallas as a free agent on September 18, 2009, but did not turn pro until two years later. He made his pro debut with the Idaho Steelheads on October 28, 2011 at Bakersfield and had an assist in the game for his first pro point. Labrie scored his first pro goal on November 4, 2011 vs. Las Vegas, also adding an assist for the first multi-point game of his pro career. He made his AHL debut with Texas on November 13, 2011 at San Antonio and and scored his first career AHL goal on December 9, 2011 against Charlotte. Labrie split the 2012-13 season between Texas and Idaho, helping the Steelheads reach the Western Conference Finals of the 2013 Kelly Cup Playoffs before losing to the Stockton Thunder in five games. He played four years of major junior hockey for the Gatineau Olympiques of the QMJHL. In 192 career QMJHL games Labrie had 48 points (10 goals, 38 assists) and 268 penalty minutes. He won the 2008 President’s Cup with Gatineau as the QMJHL champions, going an astonishing 16-3 during the playoffs and beating the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in the Finals in five games. Labrie and Gatineau went on to play in the 2008 Memorial Cup Tournament in Kitchener, Ontario. He was Gatineau’s captain during his final junior season (2010-11), where he missed all but nine games of the regular season due to injury. Labrie returned to lead the team to the 2011 QMJHL President’s Cup Finals, losing to the Saint John Sea Dogs in six games; two of their losses in the series came in double overtime. In 59 career QMJHL playoff games he had 23 points (8 goals, 15 assists) and 90 penalty minutes. During the 2007-08 season Labrie represented Team Canada-Quebec at the 2008 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Ontario; Canada-Quebec finished in seventh place out of ten teams.