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Utica Comets Director of Hockey Operations, Pat Conacher,
announced that the team has reassigned goaltender Mathieu Corbeil from the
CHL’s St. Charles Chill, to the ECHL’s Wheeling Nailers.
Listen to Don Laible’s Report from Game:
Corbeil, 22, has played in six games for the Chill this season, posting a
0-2-1 record, and a 5.35 goals against average. He spent the 2012-13 season
with the Central Hockey League’s Missouri Mavericks where he posted a 2.69
goals-against average, with a 0.915 save percentage, in 21 games. In
November, he received the CHL’s Goaltender of the Week award.
Before the CHL, Corbeil played in the Quebec Major Junior League (QMJHL),
where he was part of a goaltending tandem that won the Memorial Cup during
the 2010-11 season, as a member of the Saint John Sea Dogs. In 2011-12
season, Corbeil posted a sensational 37-10-1 record and 2.38 GAA en route to
a QMJHL Championship and a spot on the Second Team All-Star roster. He was
also honored with the QMJHL’s “Jacques Plante Trophy”, given to the
goaltender with the best goals-against average that year.
During the 2012-13 season, Corbeil, had four stints with the AHL’s Chicago
Wolves, but did not appear in any games.
The 6’6″, 190-pound native of Montreal, Quebec was drafted in the fourth
round (102nd overall), in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Columbus Blue
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