PORTLAND, Maine –Defenseman Marc-Olivier Duquette is returning to the Maine Mariners for the 2022-23 season.
Duquette hit career highs in games played, points, and goals last season, posting 12 points (8g-4a) in 53 games. He finished the season particularly strong, as four of his eight goals came in March and April. Duquette also appeared in three playoff games.
As a rookie in the 2019-20 season, Duquette appeared in 39 games for the Wheeling Nailers and four for the Fort Wayne Komets, totaling seven points (2g-5a) between the two clubs. He skated in one game with the Nailers during the 2020-21 campaign.
Prior to turning pro, the Montreal native skated in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, splitting time between Gatineau and Drummondville. From 2016-19, Duquette skated in 186 games for the Drummondville Voltigeurs, serving as an alternate captain for his final two seasons. He posted 70 points over that three-year span, finishing with a deep playoff run in 2019, as the Voltigeurs reached the President’s Cup Semifinals.