Sunday, August 2, 2009
Former Centennial Mike Ouellette Signs in Austrian League:
(Mike Ouellette with the Hartford Wolf Pack)
Former Merritt Centennials forward and BCHL rookie of the year in 2001, Mike Ouellette has signed with KHL Medveščak Zagreb of the Austrian Hockey League.
Here's the article on the EBEL website (which I've translated from German to English):
Three New Medveščak for Zagreb
League newcomer Medveščak KHL Zagreb secured for the 2009/10 season, the services of the 21-year-old Croatian striker Michael Novak, the 27-year-old Canadian center Mike Ouellette and the 26-year-old American striker wing Jeff Corey.
League newcomer Medveščak KHL Zagreb has for the first year in the Erste Bank Hockey League further enhanced: the Croats announced today the signing of three players known and have their main emphasis laid on the offensive in the coming season are only 21 years old Striker Michael Novak (CRO), the 27-year-old center Mike Ouellette (CAN) and the 26-year-old striker wing Jeff Corey (USA) Dress of the capital city on other civilizations.
Mike Ouellette changes from AHL club Hartford Wolf Pack to Croatia. For Hartford reached the 27-year-old Canadians in the 2008/2009 season in 77 games 31 points (15 goals and 16 assists). Earlier career stops along the 27-year-old center, the first time the jump to Europe dares, the Centennial Merritt (BCHL), the Dartmouth College (NCAA), the Springfield Falcons (AHL) and Charlotte Checkers (Echle).