PORTLAND, Maine –The Maine Mariners announced the team has signed forward Zach Cloutier and goaltender Josh Boyko for the 2022-23 season.
Cloutier, 21, has spent the last four years with the Gatineau Flames of the Quebec Junior Hockey League in his hometown of Gatineau, Quebec. Last season, he led the Flames in scoring, with 35 points (9g-26a) in 27 games. Zach’s older brothers Felix and Mathieu each previously attended training camp with the Mariners – Mathieu last season and Felix in 2019-20.
Boyko attended Aurora University from 2017-22, where he posted a record of 47-45-9, a 2.85 goals-against average and a .908 save percentage over parts of five seasons. He was named to the NCHA All-Freshman Team in 2017-18 and the All-Conference Team in 2019-20, when he was also an AHCA Second Team All-American. Prior to college, Boyko played one season in the North American Hockey League for the Brookings Blizzard, following a year with the Aurora Tigers of the Ontario Junior Hockey League.