Former Drakkar signs in Italy


Former Baie-Comeau Drakkar forward Francois Bouchard signed with the Val Pusteria (Brunico) in Italy on Thursday.

In 259 career games with Baie-Comeau, the native of Sherbrooke, Que., recorded 125 goals and 218 assists for 343 points.

In 47 games last season with Södertälje SK, Bouchard notched seven goals and three assists, along with posting a minus-9 rating.