Blue Jackets Reassign Maxime Fortier to Monsters


Montreal native posted 1-4-5 in 20 appearances for Cleveland this year, added 12-13-25 in 24 appearances for ECHL’s Jacksonville IceMen

The AHL’s Cleveland Monsters announced Wednesday that the team’s NHL affiliate, the Columbus Blue Jackets, reassigned forward Maxime Fortier to Cleveland from the ECHL’s Jacksonville IceMen. A 5’10”, 183 lb., right-shooting native of Montreal, QC, Fortier, 21, supplied 1-4-5 with two penalty minutes and a -2 rating in 20 appearances for the Monsters this year and added 12-13-25 with four penalty minutes and a +3 rating in 24 appearnaces for the ECHL’s Jacksonville IceMen.

Prior to his professional career, Fortier supplied 104-166-270 with 118 penalty minutes and a -5 rating in 263 QMJHL appearances for the Halifax Mooseheads spanning parts of five seasons from 2013-18, serving as the Mooseheads’ captain during the 2017-18 campaign.

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