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Nailers add Duchesne

Thursday, September 10th
Nailers add Duchesne

WHEELING, W.Va. - The Wheeling Nailers, ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, announced the team has signed defenseman Chad Duchesne to a contract for the 2020-21 season.Duchesne's ECHL rights were acquired by the Nailers in June to complete a future considerations trade that sent forward Cedric Lacroix to the Greenville Swamp Rabbits. He spent each of his first four pro seasons in Greenville, and saw a big jump in his offensive numbers during his two most recent campaigns. Last season, he was tied for the lead in defensive scoring on the Swamp Rabbits, as he racked up 18 points in 59 games. Over the course of his four years, he has amassed 48 points (6g-42a) in 237 games.Prior to turning pro, the Inverary, Ontario native played two seasons of junior hockey with the Ontario Hockey League's Kingston Frontenacs. Duchesne notched 44 points in 124 career games with the Frontenacs, including a 32-point campaign as a 20-year old, as the Frontenacs topped the East Division. Hr also posted 25 points in one season with the United States Hockey League's Sioux Falls Stampede.

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