RAPID CITY, S.D. – The Rapid City Rush, ECHL affiliate of the National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes, announced that defenseman Brett Beauvais has re-signed with the team for the 2020-21 season.
Beauvais began the 2019-20 season with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits, earning eight points (2g-6a) in 28 appearances. He was then traded to the Adirondack Thunder at the end of January, logging an additional assist in four games. In March, he was acquired by the Rush, and appeared in the final two games of the regular season with the club.
A native of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Beauvais enters his third season as a professional. In two seasons in the ECHL, he has recorded 14 points (2g-12a) in 64 games with the Swamp Rabbits, Thunder, Rush and Kansas City Mavericks.
Prior to turning professional, Beauvais played four seasons with Bemidji State University and Robert Morris University, earning 20 points (4g-16a) in 114 games. With Bemidji State, he earned 2016 WCHA All-Academic Team honors, and helped lead the Beavers to the 2017 WCHA regular-season championship. Additionally, he played in the British Columbia Hockey League with the Penticton Vees in 2013-14, where he earned BCHL Top Defenseman and First Team All-Star honors and led the league in assists and points amongst defensemen.