Friday, August 30, 2019

Lauzon Announced

In a summer that has been very quiet regarding recruiting news, the University of New Brunswick Reds finally made official one rumour that has persisted over the last few months, announcing the addition of former Pittsburgh Penguins second round draft pick Zachary Lauzon earlier today.

Lauzon, who describes himself as a "mobile defenceman who is hard to play against", will be looking to get his career back on track after a number of injuries forced him to miss most of the last two seasons, including all of last year when his Rouyn-Noranda Huskies captured the Memorial Cup.

Barring any unexpected departures, the addition of Lauzon - to go along with Benjamin Gagne - gives UNB eight defenceman on the roster for the first time in a number of years. It will be interesting to see how things play out, especially considering the fact there have been no forwards recruits announced to replace the departing Chris Clapperton, Cameron Brace, and Matt Boudens.